Los Angeles, CA (Dec. 03, 2013) - LA-based creative agency filmanthropos revolutionizes bitcoin philanthropy as it becomes world’s first creative agency to accept bitcoin as payment.
Los Angeles-based creative agency filmanthropos announced on #givingtuesday that it has become the world’s first creative agency to accept bitcoin, a purely digital currency that has gained significant momentum. Today, filmanthropos is the only US-based agency to accept bitcoin donations for social good, placing the agency on the forefront of revolutionizing bitcoin philanthropy.
Bitcoin began in 2008 at the height of the financial crisis, and is the world’s first open-source, decentralized digital currency. The currency uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks. Bitcoin gained prominence in 2012 and has been in headlines ever since. A number of notable vendors accept bitcoin today, including WordPress, Reddit, and a group of Etsy merchants.
filmanthropos specializes in multi-platform storytelling for causes, philanthropies, and corporate CSR initiatives, and dedicates over 50% of its efforts towards pro-bono services to non-profits. For the time being, filmanthropos is accepting bitcoin as donations that go towards scaling their current 50% pro bono service offering to non-profits. The agency plans to extend the bitcoin option to clients as an acceptable form of service-based payment by year-end.
“We’re fascinated by the growing bitcoin phenomenon,” said Jasmine Youssefzadeh, filmanthropos Founder. “We strive to remain on the forefront of technology, and aim to provide as many options as possible for our clients and community to support our social good efforts.”
To donate bitcoins to filmanthropos, visit www.filmanthropos.com/give
filmanthropos is a creative agency headquartered in Los Angeles, CA that specializes in multiplatform storytelling for causes, philanthropies, and Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. Visit www.filmanthropos.com to learn more.
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