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A Mobile Platform for Event-Driven Donations Using Smart Contracts

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Original languageEnglish
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Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020
EventThe 21st International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications - Austin, United States
Duration: 3 Mar 2020 → …
Conference number: 21
http://www.hotmobile.org/2020/index.php?id=home

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ConferenceThe 21st International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications
Abbreviated titleHotMobile
CountryUnited States
CityAustin
Period3/03/20 → …
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Abstract

We demonstrate Smart Donations, a blockchain powered mobile platform and application that facilitates a novel model for real-time, condition-based donations using smart contracts. By leveraging the benefits of blockchain technology, Smart Donations empower donors to (i) attach conditions dependent on real-world phenomena to a donation, (ii) store funds in a secure, transparent and decentralised escrow, and (iii) automatically release funds to charitable organisations or particular projects once the donor's conditions have been met. We believe this mobile prototype demonstrates a compelling new approach to charitable giving that leverages dynamic pledge controls and considers new trust relationships between donors and NGOs.

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The 21st International Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems and Applications

3/03/20 → …

Austin, United States

Event: Conference

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