Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that was created in 2009 and trades as a form of decentralized currency (not associated with a central bank). It has gained in popularity worldwide and as of March 2014 the US Internal Revenue Service recognizes Bitcoins as a form of property.
For those interested in learning more about Bitcoins, please check out the cashtags on Stocktwits ($BCOIN or $BTCUSD) or this series of articles published by Ledra Capital that was suggested by Howard Lindzon.
We must thank Mr Lindzon for his assistance in connecting us with the team at Coinbase as well as taking to the time to educate us on the need to accept Bitcoin donations.
Please consider a donation through either Bitcoins or a more traditional method to support our work. If you have not checked out our blog, follow along for the progress of our sustainability experiment.