Alex Wilson

Member Since 2022

Alex Wilson

Co-Founder

The Giving Block

Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area

Alex is the Co-Founder of The Giving Block, a Shift4 company. The Giving Bloc is the leading Crypto Philanthropy platform that makes accepting and fundraising cryptocurrencies easy for nonprofits and empowers donors to give crypto to their favorite causes. Alex oversees The Giving Block’s growth in several areas, including technological innovation, crypto and financial partnerships and institutional giving. Alex’s background is in management consulting, where he worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop strategies for emerging technologies like AI, IoT, blockchain, and cryptocurrency. As he went down the cryptocurrency rabbit hole, he and his Co-Founder, Pat Duffy, discovered a need for nonprofits to tap into the growing crypto donor demographic. Alex graduated from Wake Forest University School of Business, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Enterprise Management and a concentration in International Business. Due to his unique expertise in Crypto Philanthropy, Alex has been featured in numerous publications including Forbes, USA Today, Bloomberg to name a few. He was also recognized as Forbes 30 Under 30 for Social Impact in 2021.


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COMPANY INFO

The Giving Block

Founded in 2018, The Giving Block is turning Crypto Philanthropy into one of the greatest forces for good on the planet by making cryptocurrency fundraising easy for nonprofits while empowering donors to give Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to their favorite causes. The Giving Block currently enables more than 1,000 mission-driven organizations, charities, universities, and faith-based organizations of all sizes to accept cryptocurrency donations and helps them maximize their fundraising outcomes with strategic consulting and personal support. Learn more and discover why cryptocurrency is the fastest growing donation method for Millennial and Gen-Z donors, at TheGivingBlock.com.


INDUSTRY

Technology