Crypto funding dashboard
Total ether investments

68

ether invested
2.38 K eth
ether recieved
2.53 K eth
Breakdown by tech area
Blockchain
913.04 eth
Data Science + AI
594.85 eth
Drones
319.05 eth
VR + AR
250 eth
Other Tech
304.17 eth
Total bitcoin investments

7

bitcoin invested
3.57 btc
bitcoin recieved
8 btc
Breakdown by tech area
Blockchain
1 btc
Data Science + AI
2.57 btc
Drones
0 btc
VR + AR
0 btc
Other Tech
0 btc
Crypto FUnding

Crypto FUnding

The Venture Fund leverages ether and bitcoin crypto funding as a fast and transparent way to receive and disburse donations. The Fund is the first financial vehicle for the UN to recieve, hold, and dispurse cryptocurrency — allowing UNICEF to explore what it means to operate in a digitally financed future.

How much crypto funding does the Venture Fund offer?

We provide up to USD 100K in BTC or ETH equivalent in seed funding, and up to 400K in BTC or ETH equivalent in growth funding, to startups developing software and data-driven solutions.
 

How does the Fund determine what startups receive crypto investments?

The Venture Fund team engages various internal stakeholders to determine which startups can benefit the most using cryptocurrency.

Why does the Fund make cryptocurrency investments?

Open Source

Transparency

The transactions made in cryptocurrency are easily traceable, since the transaction information gets registered on a public ledger. By distributing funding in cryptocurrency, UNICEF, donors, recipients, and the public can track where funds are going and how it is being spent – providing an unprecedented level of transparency in the NGO and funding space.

business

Safety

This technology relies on cryptography and immutability. This means that the information available on Bitcoin and Ethereum blockchain is kept in a way that is verifiable and permanent. No one can lie on these cryptocurrency technologies.

Open Source

Fast transfer of funds

Cryptocurrencies allow for the global movement of funds at a rate that is faster than existing systems (2-3 days). The Bitcoin blockchain has a settlement time of around 60 minutes and the Ethereum blockchain has a settlement time of around 6 minutes.

Track funds

90 transactions
From Recipient Crypto amount Transaction type Date
UNICEF HQ Bioverse 12.0000 eth Investment 2023-05-15 Transaction Proof
UNICEF HQ Angaza Elimu 26.8100 eth Investment 2022-12-09 Transaction Proof
UNICEF HQ Angaza Elimu 12.1100 eth Investment 2023-05-15 Transaction Proof
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF HQ 100.0000 eth Donation 2019-10-07
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF France 100.0000 eth 2019-10-07 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 100.0000 eth 2019-10-07 Transaction Proof
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF HQ 100.0000 eth Donation 2019-10-07
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF France 100.0000 eth 2019-10-07 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 100.0000 eth 2019-10-07 Transaction Proof
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF HQ 1.0000 btc Donation 2019-10-07
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF France 1.0000 btc 2019-10-07 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 1.0000 btc 2019-10-07 Transaction Proof
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF HQ 1.0000 btc Donation 2019-10-07
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF France 1.0000 btc 2019-10-07 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 1.0000 btc 2019-10-07 Transaction Proof
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF HQ 1200.0000 eth Donation 2020-06-15
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF France 1200.0000 eth 2020-06-15 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 1200.0000 eth 2020-06-15 Transaction Proof
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF HQ 1200.0000 eth Donation 2020-06-15
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF France 1200.0000 eth 2020-06-15 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 1200.0000 eth 2020-06-15 Transaction Proof
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF HQ 800.0000 eth Donation 2020-10-12
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF France 800.0000 eth 2020-10-12 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 800.0000 eth 2020-10-12 Transaction Proof
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF HQ 800.0000 eth Donation 2020-10-12
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Ethereum Foundation UNICEF France 800.0000 eth 2020-10-12 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 800.0000 eth 2020-10-12 Transaction Proof
Animoca Brands UNICEF HQ 167.0000 eth Donation 2021-01-05
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Animoca Brands UNICEF France 167.0000 eth 2020-12-23 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 167.0000 eth 2021-01-05 Transaction Proof
Animoca Brands UNICEF HQ 167.0000 eth Donation 2021-01-05
From Recipient Crypto amount Date
Transaction details
Animoca Brands UNICEF France 167.0000 eth 2020-12-23 Transaction Proof
UNICEF France UNICEF HQ 167.0000 eth 2021-01-05 Transaction Proof
Huobi UNICEF HQ 0.0100 btc Donation 2021-02-12 Transaction Proof
Huobi UNICEF HQ 6.9900 btc Donation 2021-02-17 Transaction Proof