Four crypto veterans pledge to give at least 1% of their wealth to charity each year

Four crypto and blockchain veterans have joined Founders Circle, an industry group supporting The Giving Block’s new crypto-focused charity drive. 
The “Crypto Giving Pledge” encourages cryptocurrency investors and businesses to donate at least 1% of their holdings to charities each year.

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Hermez Network Preps $825K Airdrop for Gitcoin Donors | Crypto Briefing

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Hermez Network will airdrop 10 HEZ tokens to 12,700 accounts that participated in Gitcoin Grants round 9.
The airdrop goes live on May 4. Users who donated at least $1 will be eligible.
Hermez Network is a ZK-Rollup solution built to scale Ethereum. It recently launched on mainnet.

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Following Grayscale’s contribution, Kraken donates $100K to Coin Center

Kraken has pledged $100,000 to Coin Center, a cryptocurrency advocacy group based in Washington D.C.
In a blog from the crypto exchange today, Kraken said it had donated the funds to promote Coin Center’s work in educating regulators about digital assets an advancing the rights of crypto users.

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Tor Project’s crypto donations increased 23% in 2020

The cryptocurrency community has been doubling down on its support to privacy-centric applications like Tor Browser in 2020, according to new data.
The Tor Project, a non-profit organization behind the anonymous Tor Browser, saw a 23% increase in cryptocurrency donations in 2020.

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Grayscale donates $1M to Coin Center, pledges up to $1M more in matched contributions

Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital-asset manager, has pledged $1 million to Coin Center, Washington, D.C.’s most influential cryptocurrency advocacy group — a move it believes will help broaden “foundational knowledge” of the industry.

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