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Alex Wilson (The Giving Block) will be sharing why non-profits should be thinking about virtual currencies as part of their fundraising.

Brought to you by the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), Digital Currency Innovation Lab (DCIL) and Entrepreneurs Sandbox, “DCIL Presents:…” is a series of webinars and events designed to educate and raise awareness around virtual currencies.In this webinar, Alex Wilson from The Giving Block, a fundraising platform for cryptocurrency will be sharing about the platform as well as how and why non-profits should be thinking about virtual currencies as part of their fundraising strategy. Participants will be able to ask questions in this webinar.

Non-profits in Hawaii will be given priority to attend this webinar.

Please register by Tuesday, May 25th at 5pm. After registration closes, we will send a Zoom link to all registered participants. If you are unable to register, please contact Shane at info@sandboxhawaii.org to be added to the waitlist.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Alex’s background is in management consulting where he worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop strategies around emerging technologies like AI, IoT, blockchain and cryptocurrency. As he went down the cryptocurrency rabbit hole, he began investing in and advising early stage cryptocurrency startups. Now, he’s turned his attention to the nonprofit world where he equips nonprofits to accept Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency donations.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATIONS

The Digital Currency Innovation Lab (DCIL) is a pilot program by the State of Hawaii. The program allows digital currency issuers to do business in Hawaii without obtaining a state money transmitter license. www.htdc.org/programs/#dcil-section

Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is a state agency under the State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Our mission is to diversify Hawaii’s economy by developing a flourishing technology industry that provides quality, high-paying jobs for Hawaii residents. www.htdc.org

The Entrepreneurs Sandbox is a co-working facility in Kaka’ako, owned by HTDC and managed by BoxJelly. As the “front door to innovation”, our mission is to bring together change agents in Hawaii to enable transformation for a more dynamic Hawaii through technology and entrepreneurship. www.sandboxhawaii.org

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