Today in the FinTech Ukraine Daily: Shift4, The Giving Block Announce $20M Crypto Philanthropy Campaign; Finance Software Maker Sievo Launches

Ukraine, cryptocurrency

Shift4, a payment and commerce technology provider, has launched a campaign to raise more than $20 million for nonprofits on The Giving Block, a cryptocurrency fundraising platform to support Ukraine relief efforts.

CEO Jared Isaacman said he will match the first $10 million in cryptocurrency donations through the initiative, “Caring with Crypto,” to create what he hopes will be the largest cryptocurrency fundraising campaign ever.

Finland-based finance software maker Sievo has launched The charity’s mission is to provide information and guidance on how to ensure the maximum impact to support organizations with supply chains in Ukraine.

CEO Sammeli Sammalkorpi said the attack by the Russia against Ukraine is a horrible action against humanity.

“We at Sievo condemn the actions of Putin’s administration and want to exhibit our support and empathy towards everybody whose life or health is in risk,” he said.