#Bitcoin4Good
(Some Images Stripped)
Ryan Breslow
Jake Zeller
What is Money?
(Caveman Image)
Bitcoin Blockchain
The Ledger
Person A
184BahsLqkkVkDUMrcjGGNkT
LPZg3FF1RC
1 BTC
Person B
1EPDNBHo4BBXtSK5dUrvJRG
KWh8izcr...
How do transactions work?
public and private keys
public key + private key + amount = transaction
Securing the network
Mining
How does it work?
Ledger of balances
& transactions
The Blockchain
Spending Bitcoin
Public and private
keys
Validating
tra...
Bitcoin Properties
• Digital currency
• Decentralized
• Network-Driven
• Universal Ledger
• Infinitely Divisible
• Instant...
Uses of Bitcoin
Store of Value
Medium of Exchange
How about
social good?
Providing Stability
for Emerging Markets
Enable Low-Cost Remittances
Empower the Unbanked
Public Fundraising
Censorship
Reliability, Accountability, and
Regulation
• Positive shifting attitude
• Clear regulatory path
• Clear taxation guidelin...
International
Kipochi
• Mobile Bitcoin Wallet
• Integrates with M-Pesa
Highlighted Benefits:
• Free of inflation
• Global
...
What to do
Accept Bitcoin whenever possible
Don’t believe everything you hear
Buy, hold, and share
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Join us on April 8th when we’ll have Ryan Breslow, the founder of Sites by Hand and a research scientist with the Stanford Bitcoin Group, and Jake Zeller, an entrepreneur and investor working on a project in the Bitcoin space.

This session will help you understand what Bitcoin is, how it works, and how nonprofits and social good orgs might benefit by using the Bitcoin network.

#bitcoin4good #SFN2

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Let’s Learn About Using Bitcoin for Social Good Presentation

  1. 1. #Bitcoin4Good (Some Images Stripped) Ryan Breslow Jake Zeller
  2. 2. What is Money?
  3. 3. (Caveman Image)
  4. 4. Bitcoin Blockchain The Ledger Person A 184BahsLqkkVkDUMrcjGGNkT LPZg3FF1RC 1 BTC Person B 1EPDNBHo4BBXtSK5dUrvJRG KWh8izcryJs 0.5 BTC Person C 1NUxQcdSK9eCUZo2ovZcyd2j 4FHWme9qg3 0.023 BTC
  5. 5. How do transactions work? public and private keys public key + private key + amount = transaction
  6. 6. Securing the network Mining
  7. 7. How does it work? Ledger of balances & transactions The Blockchain Spending Bitcoin Public and private keys Validating transactions, creating new Bitcoin Mining
  8. 8. Bitcoin Properties • Digital currency • Decentralized • Network-Driven • Universal Ledger • Infinitely Divisible • Instant Transactions
  9. 9. Uses of Bitcoin
  10. 10. Store of Value
  11. 11. Medium of Exchange
  12. 12. How about social good?
  13. 13. Providing Stability for Emerging Markets
  14. 14. Enable Low-Cost Remittances
  15. 15. Empower the Unbanked
  16. 16. Public Fundraising
  17. 17. Censorship
  18. 18. Reliability, Accountability, and Regulation • Positive shifting attitude • Clear regulatory path • Clear taxation guidelines • Security • Complete transparency
  19. 19. International Kipochi • Mobile Bitcoin Wallet • Integrates with M-Pesa Highlighted Benefits: • Free of inflation • Global • Secure • Transparent • Low cost
  20. 20. What to do Accept Bitcoin whenever possible Don’t believe everything you hear Buy, hold, and share

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