Binance LIFT Initiative:
Blockchain for Social Good

Powered by Big Ideas

Are you curious about how Fintech and Blockchain technology might have the capacity to improve lives all over the world by creating social impact in areas relating to financial inclusion, health, education, supply chain management, insurance, sustainable finance, and philanthropy?

The Binance Charity – LIFT Initiative, powered by Big Ideas, seeks to empower students with the goal of nurturing new ideas and social entrepreneurs working on Fintech and Blockchain-empowered credibility/legitimacy, banking, remittance, financial literacy gamification solutions, etc.

Blockchain for Social Good
Planning & Discovery Seed Award

We invite students (or student teams) to apply for a Binance LIFT “Planning & Discovery Seed Award” of $2,000 to help facilitate additional resources and opportunities to prepare a submission for second round of the Big Ideas competition — one that advances social change in areas such as sustainable finance, pandemic response, workforce development, diversity and inclusion, and many more! (Note: Participation in the 1st round of Big Ideas is not required to submit an application for the Binance-LIFT Initiative.)

Teams receiving a Planning & Discovery Seed Award will also be paired with a professional mentor to assist in preparing their Big Ideas Competition submission due April 6, 2022.  Planning & Discovery Seed Award winners should take advantage of Big Ideas resources and are encouraged to utilize the information and training at Binance Academy.

Students from all disciplines and all levels are encouraged to apply!  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting November 19th so please apply ASAP using this form If you have questions, please send an email to bigideas@berkeley.edu. Ten students (or student teams) will be selected.

Take 5 minutes to apply here!