Students Suggested Free Bitcoins ter Coinbase Giveaway
Bitcoin digital wallet and payment processor Coinbase has announced a unique bitcoin giveaway aimed at collegium students.
The company says it is handing out $10-worth of bitcoin to students who create a fresh Coinbase account using approved .edu email addresses.
The giveaway kicked off a few days ago and Coinbase says rente is “epic”.
The company published a leaderboard on its blog, featuring the most popular university domains so far: University of Illinois is te the lead, with 496 students signing up using illinois.edu email addresses. Bitcoin loving Texans rank 2nd, with 290 signups originating from utexas.edu email addresses. California’s Berkeley University came te third with 232 signups.
Spreading the word
Coinbase is asking users to tweet or share the blog postbode, which includes plain step-by-step instructions and terms of service.
This is a limited time opoffering, but Coinbase is not telling how long it plans to keep going. The opoffering is good only for one customer and one access device. Recipients will not be eligible for referral bonuses provided te other Coinbase promotions.
Furthermore, interested participants should be aware that not every .edu domain is covered by the terms of suggest.
“Wij have attempted to include the top 500 universities worldwide (this is not US focused) but wij can’t ensure all universities are supported. Wij may also disable certain universities where wij see manhandle,” said Coinbase.
Of course, those fresh to Coinbase are encouraged to sign up – and tell their friends.
Ter suggesting this giveaway, CoinBase said it wasgoed inspired by a project launched by two MIT students, under which all Four,500 undergraduates at MIT will receive $100 worth of bitcoin.
The innovador idea came from the MIT Bitcoin Club, more specifically members Dan Elitzer and Jeremy Rubin.
However, Elitzer and Rubin do not intend to mitt out bitcoins for nothing. This is a serious, $500,000 research project, aimed to use the giveaway spil a ample cryptocurrency proefneming and foster further research and entrepreneurial activity.
With $100 worth of free bitcoin at their disposition, students have a good incentive to take part merienda the programme launches this fall.
The Coinbase giveaway is not spil ambitious, but it will encompass more students and hopefully encourage more people into the world of digital currencies.
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