Ms. Gallippi founded BitGive in 2013 after recognizing the tremendous opportunities for social impact in Bitcoin. BitGive is the first government recognized 501(c)(3) Bitcoin nonprofit, giving it tax-exempt status at the federal level in the United States. BitGive has focused on bridging the gap between an innovative technology and its practical applications for nonprofits and humanitarian work in the developing world for almost 5 years. Over the years, they have built partnerships and raised funds with well-known nonprofits including Save the Children, The Water Project, TECHO, and Medic Mobile. In 2015, BitGive announced its Bitcoin Charity 2.0 Initiative, which includes a variety of projects aimed at leveraging Bitcoin and blockchain technology to benefit charitable organizations worldwide. Their flagship project GiveTrack recently launched in October, and is leveraging the Bitcoin blockchain for tracking contributions and engaging donors in project results on the ground in real time.
BitGive has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report, Non Profit Times, Inside Philanthropy, and more. Ms. Gallippi has also presented at conferences nationally and internationally, including SXSW and Money 20/20. She is also one of 70 leaders in tech and social good identified as a UN70 Digital Leader for the United Nations Charter 70th Anniversary.