The famous American review site Yelp executives donated $10 thousand worth of bitcoin to his alma mater
Luther Lowe Yelp director of public policy to the high school department recently donated $10000 worth of bitcoin, as he created a bitcoin and computer science courses for students to his alma mater.
Lowe2001 graduated from the Arkansas School of mathematics, science and art (ASMSA), the current chairman of the school board, he said the money will help ASMSA to keep up with this revolutionary technology he thinks the pace in education.
In talking with CoinDesk, Lowe praised the bitcoin, said it has the potential to promote the education of ASMSA students. He said: “if bitcoin is a future technology will change everything, so where and what the education during the period of the public better?”
The donation marks the ASMSA foundation or the University of Arkansas foundation for the first time to accept digital monetary donations. In order to accept the donation, the school set up a purse by BitPay.
However, this is not the first bitcoin donations donated to schools in the United States, since February this year, Blockchain CEO NicCary donated $10000 worth of bitcoin to Puget Sound University, Florida Gulf Coast University in March received a $25000 worth of bitcoin donations.
It is worth noting that, before the Lowe bitcoin field of interest has been established, in the Silk Road in the U.S. Marshals Service in the auction, his name appeared in the list. At that time, Lowe told CoinDesk, although he is interested in the auction, but the name of his inquiry behavior does not represent Yelp.
Yelp is a famous American merchant review website, founded in 2004, covering around restaurants, shopping centers, hotels and tourism businesses, users can submit comments to the merchant in scoring, Yelp, and other exchanges shopping experience.
The search for a restaurant or hotel in Yelp, can see it briefly and users point on, comments were also given the number of star rating, usually comment on those who are personally experienced the merchant service consumers, comment on the most detailed image.