Posted in Community, Contests

Pinkcoin Kicks Off 2019 with Digital Art Contest Featuring a 100k PINK Grand Prize

“Get your Popcorn Ready; Memes, Music, All Forms of Digital Art are Welcome as Submissions”

To celebrate nearly 50% of Pinkcoin’s staked blocks containing side-staked donation outputs, and the mega success of Flashstake 2.0, Pinkcoin is holding another coveted Digital Art / Meme contest. The grand prize is large enough to participate in Flashstake 2.0, so even a zero balanced PINK holder is just one witty meme from scoring 100,000 Pinkcoin!


  • Submissions should be Digital Art: (memes, gifs, videos, music, graphic design ect)

  • Submissions should be related to: ( Pinkcoin, Pinkcoin’s Features–Side-Staking–Flash-Staking 2.0–Headlamp–Twitter Tip Bot, Donate4Life, the Pink Ethos, Past Donation Drive Campaigns, the Pink Community, Pink Core-Team Members, Pinkcoin Partners,ect )

  • Submissions must be tagged “$PINK, #Pinkcoin” on Twitter

  • Submittors must have ReTweeted the Announcement Tweet from Pinkcoin Official to help spread the word!

  • Multiple Submissions are Welcome

  • Submissions will be voted on by the Pinkcoin Core-Team after one month.

  • 1 Grand Prize Winner will be selected, as well as 4 Runner-ups (additional runner-ups may be added with extensive participation)

  • Grand Prize will begin at 100,000 PINK, Donations to the Prize Pool are more than Welcome

  • (4) Runner-Ups are Invited to Compete in a Pink Wars Tournament with (4) Core-Team members for a 50k PINK Consolation prize. (additional runner-ups and Core-Team members may be added to the Pink Wars Tourney with extensive participation)

  • If a Core-Team member wins the Pink Wars Tourney they will select their favorite Runner-up as Winner of the 50k PINK Consolation Prize.

The Prize Pool is now open! Feel free to beef up the Grand Prize with side-stakes / donations and encourage more submissions, have fun and good luck:


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Posted in Community, Contests, Crypto News

Nearly 50% of Pinkcoin’s Staked Blocks Contain Side-Staked Donation Outputs, Plus More Exciting Network Statistics

To Celebrate, PINK kicks off the New Year with a Digital Arts / Meme Contest worth over 100k PINK in prizes


That’s right you heard clearly. Nearly half of the PINK network’s active staking community is utilizing the most altruistic technology known to crypto: Side-Staking. If you missed all the Side-Staking hype have no fear; it’s the simple and beautiful concept of donating your staking rewards automatically to 1, 10, or even 100 other PINK wallets of choice, all free of transaction fees. Every donation is voluntary and simplified for even first-day crypto users to easily fine tune their staked rewards to share with others. Utilizing Side-Staking features, any PINK wallet holder can donate an adjustable percentage of their staked returns to their entire family, friends, or even a noble stranger.


Courtesy of the legendary wizard of the ages, the honorable pink-town hero, Astrych, several key PINK network statistics have been mapped out for the Pink Community to explore and enjoy. Below, the total percentage of staked returns which contain blocks with Side-Stake transactions has been charted out. Pinkcoin has currently surpassed 40% of staked blocks containing donations for other PINK users, and is currently making a run to surpass 50%, a new all time record! Bears bring out the cares in these parts.


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As you may remember, last fall came the debut of the much anticipated FPoS 2.0 update, which aimed to free up more PoS rewards for moderate wallet holders while cutting back on the computing power necessary for larger staking balances. To accomplish this, FPoS 2.0 requires 100k PINK coin blocks to participate; rewards are 50% larger as well as more frequently rewarded during FPoS hours. To offset the imbalance, FPoS 2.0 is only active for 4 hours each day. Below is a chart which compares the average PoS difficulty with the average FPoS 2.0 difficulty. The results show that a heavy influx of husky PINK users have begun solely targeting FPoS 2.0 stakes; difficulty has increased steadily over the past 100 days, and continues to climb. The more that coin blocks on the network are combined into 100k chunks to target FPoS 2.0 rewards, the more the overall coin weight that had been competing with sub-100k balances is reset, allowing more opportunities for PoS rewards to be earned by moderate holders. As demonstrated by the chart below, PoS difficulty has continued to lower over the past 100 days, steadily freeing up more PoS rewards exclusively for moderate PINK wallets.

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Zooming out all the way, using the chart below, we can see that although the average difficulty of FPoS has increased since the FPoS 2.0 update in Oct ’18, the average FPoS difficulty since it’s debut in April ’17 has been significantly reduced. For huskier wallet balances, FPoS 2.0 is freeing up a magnitude of computing power that is now no longer necessary.

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Even more cool statistics and charts can be found by visiting the wizards lab on GitHub. Huge shout-out to Astrych for making these statistics easy to read and readily available for the Pink Community!

Put your thinking caps on and keep your seatbelts strapped, to bring in the New Year and celebrate the success of Side-Staking and Flash-Stake 2.0, Pinkcoin will be rocking out a second signature Meme / Digital Arts Contest, and dishing up over 100k PINK in prizes. Official details and more prizes will be announced in 7 days to kick off the start of festivities.

General Breakdown to Pre-Game Ahead of the Contest’s Official Launch:

  • Submissions should be Digital Art: (memes, gifs, videos, music, graphic design ect)
  • Submissions should be related to: ( Pinkcoin, Pinkcoin’s Features–Side-Staking–Flash-Staking 2.0, Headlamp, Twitter Bot, Pink Ethos, Past Donation Drives Campaigns, the Pink Community, Pink Core-Team Members, Pinkcoin Partners, ect )
  • Submissions must be tagged “$PINK, #Pinkcoin” on Twitter (so get a Twitter account if you don’t have one already)
  • Submissions will be voted on by the Pinkcoin Core-Team after one month.
  • 1 Grand Prize Winner will be selected, as well as 4 Runner-ups
  • Multiple submissions are welcome
  • Grand Prize will begin at 100k PINK
  • Additional prizes, prize pool donation addresses, and more competitions will be announced when the contest officially begins next week

Below are some examples from 2017’s Digital Arts Contest, more examples will be available upon the contest’s official launch. Stay tuned and good luck!

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Posted in Community

The Great Pink Buffalo Holds PINK Fundraiser in Support of Sophie Cornellier

A few days ago, on Pinkcoin’s official discord channel, a community member came forward with a noble question for the community:
“A friend of mine (Sophie Cornellier) was recently diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer, she’s a Canadian citizen but she’s living in Puerto Rico on a sailboat. As everybody knows, treatments for cancer in the US are ridiculously expensive 6 treatments would be around 76,000 USD. Since she has been out of Canada for more than 6 month, she is not admissible for free healthcare, and furthermore, she can’t get out of Puerto Rico because of her state of health. So she’s stuck having to pay for her treatments out of her own pocket. Some friends created a GoFundMe page for her, but then I remembered about Pinkcoin, and was wondering if there’s anything this community can do to help.” -CryptoSailor
We here at Pinkcoin say there is definitely something we can do to help. As such, The Great Pink Buffalo will be hosting a PINK donation address for Sophie Cornellier. For the next 3 weeks donations will be collected, and at the end of the first donation drive the donated coins will be purchased OTC and converted into funds to be sent to Sophie’s GoFundMe page. As Sophie will be needing ongoing treatments for up to a year, the donation address will be live during that timeframe and any donations sent will be immediately forwarded to accounts set-up by Sophie to receive them. As of today Sophie’s GoFundMe page has raised 1/10th of the total needed for her to
31394864_15318416960_rreceive life saving treatments for her cancer. Lets show her that great PINK generosity that makes difficult obstacles to overcome, completely disappear. If you’d like to participate and change somebody’s life for the better today, Send PINK donations or set your Pinkcoin desktop wallets to side-stake to:
(even the smallest donation, or just a tiny fraction of your side-stakes–any amount–will help Sophie reach her goals of putting cancer behind her)
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More details on Sophie Cornellier’s unfortunate predicament can be found via her GoFundMe page (translated from French):

Sophie’s Fight Against the Crab

Sophie Cornellier, “aka captain of S/V Mångata”, received a first diagnosis of breast cancer less than a month ago. At first, she’s been told that it was stage 2, possibly 3. We can’t waste any time, it must be investigated: biopsy, MRI, markers…

Sophie, a warrior, decided to go for the bi-lateral mastectomy. She don’t want to take any chance. Lets remove that crab! The tattoo that will cover the scars is already chosen.

The surgery was planned for July 11th or 13th.

Monday July 10th, she met with the oncologist. News was not good. Impossible to go to surgery now.

The diagnosis is more precise. It is HER2 positive breast cancer. It is very aggressive, fast spreading and the possibility that there is cancer cells spreading in all her body is highly considered. Many tumors have appeared in the last weeks. The axilla nods are affected, the mass in her left breast is big, the right breast have at least 3 sites that will need to be followed every 4-6 months… It will take chemotherapy, something she did not want at first. The regimen that is proposed is the most up-to-date, the most effective treatment. It is called TCHP. It involves 6 cycles of injections in a Mediport that brings the meds directly into her hearth. After, depending on the response of the tumor, surgery might be possible.

The cost for the pre-adjuvant treatment, as it is called, is 76K$US.

Sophie is from Québec. She is born in Québec, grew up there, studied, worked, she pays her taxes, her 2 kids are born there. So… Why on hearth she doesn’t come to Québec to be treated, where it would be free? Why does she stay in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the medical fees are so high?

The reason is that Sophie left the province of Québec for more than 183 days in a row and she is not outside the province to study, work or to do an internship. She is not anymore admissible to the provincial medical insurance (RAMQ) for now and the delay to be admissible is 3 months following her return. But, even before she comes back, she needs to find an oncologist that will accept to take her as a patient, will made all the recommendations to the RAMQ and will accept to follow the regiment that is already in place with the team in Puerto Rico. All this has to be done fast and most of all, we can not skip a cycle. Every treatment must be administered every 21 days. During that 3 months, she will have to cover the fees anyway.

And by the way, it is a misconception to think that the fees in Puerto Rico are more expensive, on the contrary, they are similar to the costs that are charged in Quebec for the same treatment.

But the main reason is that her condition doesn’t allow her to travel right now. It is simple, her oncologist won’t let her travel outside the territory of Puerto Rico in her actual condition.

Our only solution is to pay the fees on American soil. No other choice.

Sophie has a very good mood. She believes in her chance to be cured, even if this crab is going fast. She will go faster, she’s a fighter. The team who took her in charge is amazing and they are trying to help her as much as they can. She’s having great friends surrounding her and helping her. As a good fighter and warrior, she will defeat this crab.

After the 6 treatments, there should be surgery, followed by herceptin to complete a full year of treatment. All this together will bring the bill higher…

We would like to get 50K$ to start. We don’t ask that all the fees be covered, but it is impossible to pay the total amount without loosing everything.

That’s why this Go Fund Me page has been created.

It can be 5$, 10$ or 500$, all your donations are welcome. Together, we can reach and even surpass the goal and help save her life.

Thanks for acting quickly… Faster than the spreading of the crabs in her body. And please, share this page in all your network and on social medias. Sophie would help if it was you… those who know her, know that…

>> UPDATE <<

As of August 16th, 11,093 PINK has been raised and $100 CAD has been sent. The Great Pink Buffalo will continue accepting donations for 3 more weeks and will send out more CAD at that time.


Posted in Charity, Community

1,000,000 PINK Anonymously Donated to Donate4Life, Launching New Community Pool

New Pool will Stake out Rewards to Digital Citizen Fund. Plus Details on the Humanitarian Pool’s Latest Addition: The Connected Foundation

pink community photoYou heard that right, 1,000,000 PINK has been donated anonymously to Donate4Life establishing a new Community Pool. At the donors request the Community Pool will side-stake directly to the Digital Citizen Fund, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that has helped over 10,000 Afghan students graduate, providing tens of thousands more students in developing countries with access to the internet. As of today Donate4Life‘s newest pool has side-staked an astounding 70,142 PINK–worth roughly $1000 at current exchange rates–directly to a wallet set up and controlled by the Digital Citizen Fund. For more information on the outstanding good nature provided by this driven, generous, and technology accommodating organization, visit

The Digital Citizen Fund helps girls and women in developing countries gain access to technology, virtually connect with others across the world, and obtain necessary skills to succeed in today’s expanding global market. We create IT Centers, provide digital literacy tools (such as computers, smartphones, tablets) and educational programs for women and children in developing countries. Technology can support human talent to tackle the urgent social needs of women throughout Afghanistan and globally. Providing underserved populations with a pathway to digital literacy, sustainability, and community building can transform the societies in which they live for the better.Digital Citizen’s Fund

If that wasn’t enough more altruistic news is coming up: the Humanitarian Pool has begun side-staking to The Connected Foundation!


The Connected Foundation is a U.S. based 501C3 not-for-profit public charity whose mission is to connect and develop people and communities through innovative psychological services, financial and technical literacy programs and community partnerships with likeminded individuals and companies in an effort to level the playing field in order to change the world. – Connected Foundation

PINK’s very own superstar, Elypse, sat down to talk with Connected Foundation to ask how they and Pinkcoin can work together to better this world, and this is what they had to say:

1. What change will your project achieve with this partnership with Pink? -Elypse

The partnership between Connected Foundation and Pinkcoin will help fund the implementation of Connected Foundation’s FIN-TECH-LIT program. The FIN-TECH-LIT program teaches technical and financial literacy to the most in need kids. The comprehensive program will teach the basics of money, such as how to create a bank account, and the more complex concepts of investing, and using cryptocurrency. The FIN-TECH-LIT program is designed to teach these kids about money and technology so they can create financial freedom for themselves, their families and their communities. -Connected Foundation

2. Where will this project take place? -Elypse

The Connected Foundation’s FIN-TECH-LIT pilot program will begin this summer at the Cardozo Educational Campus, located in Washington, D.C., and will be expanding to other area schools in the fall. The FIN-TECH-LIT program will provide the necessary hardware to each kid, and give him or her the educational tools needed to take control of their financial future. The long-term goal for the Connected Foundation is to bring its FIN-TECH-LIT program to every community in the country. -Connected Foundation

Welcome to the Pinkcoin Family and we look forward to growing with your organization as it strives to help people and bring a positive impact to many lives. -Elypse

As of today, a game-changing haul of over 440,000 PINK, valued at upwards of $5,000, has been rewarded to a wallet owned and operated by Connected Foundation. In support of PINK’s latest long lasting partnership, the Humanitarian Pool will continue side-staking rewards to the Connected Foundation indefinitely. You can find out more information about The Connected Foundation and Connected Psychology at and

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>>> In Case You Missed It <<<


Posted in Community, Developments

PINK Dives into Prestigious Multi-Coin Pool Hosted by Stake United

Plus Details on Pinkcoin’s Recent Addition to CryptoBridge, Xchange, LiteBit, CoinSwitch, and SouthXchange


giphy1Are you one to dab your toe into a pool to test the waters? Do you apply that mantra to your crypto investments? Has it been getting on your nerves that it takes forever to stake rewards quickly unless you throw in more than you’re willing to risk right then? Well fret no more, thanks to the innovative dreamers over at Stake United, Pinkcoin hodlers can now safely and securely pool their coins together and stake collectively as one unit–automatically splitting the rewards amongst each other. Forget about waiting weeks for your coin weight to build up before stakes start streaming in, use Stake United to begin earning rewards within days.


Pinkcoin is also proud to announce it’s addition to some of the most esteemed exchanges around. Trade PINK using the decentralized advancements of CryptoBridge, effortlessly exchange EUROS directly into PINK using LiteBit, stock up your PINK bags while enjoying the swift and secure utilities of Xchange, trade PINK alongside 45,000+ other crypto-pairs with CoinSwitch, or enjoy the safe and mobile friendly services of SouthXchange. Thanks to these great additions, it has never been easier to trade and stake with PINK than it is right now. Join the PINK community today!

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Posted in Community, Developments

Earn PINK Rewards Just by Chatting on

“New PINK Chatroom Debuts Featuring Live Exchange Data and Rewards Program”

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Development by the hand of Michelangelo himself, or as he’s known in PINK town, Capricornone, comes a marvel for the ages. A brand new chat space for the PINK Community to spread their wings and soar. Featuring a decentralized community moderated thread, PINK rewards for the most popular posts, Emojis galore, as well as exchange price tickers allowing for custom list creations.

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Pricing is Tagged at $20 worth of PINK

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Posted in Charity, Community, Crypto News

CollinCrypto Matches $9,250 Raised for Solar Kits for Change, $18,500 Total Donated

“Plus CryptoCayce Speaks at #BlockchainInChicago”

Huge shout-out to everybody who participated in the flash fundraiser for Solar Kits for Change! With the $9,250 in matched donations from CollinCrypto along with the $30,000 matched from Bittrex during the Hurricane Irma Campaign and the $3,000 matched by the Pinkcoin Core Team from funds raised for Hurricane Harvey, the total matched funds for 2017 stands at $42,250. An astounding total of $84,500 was raised by the PINK-Army to close out 2017’s flash fundraisers.


Pinkcoin’s CEO talks PINK at the Hyatt Centric in Chicago!

“Say I want to, for instance, send 25% of my staking rewards to the charity pool, and 25% to the education pool, and then I want to keep 50% to myself to gain compound reward interest; that’s entirely possible with side-staking technology.” -CryptoCayce at #BlockchainInChigago

Check out CryptoCayce’s full presentation below!

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Posted in Community, Education

Donated PINK Used to Purchase ZwischenRAUM School New Chemistry Set

“Plus ZwischenRAUM Offers Support and Introduces to the PINK-Army Tomi Scheiderbauer, the founder of K.O.G, helping refugees in Africa. “

Demonstrating the benefits of the education pool from Pinkcoin’s Donate4Life program, ZwischenRAUM has used a portion of their 60,751 donated and staked rewards to purchase a brand new chemistry set! Led by Lucas Zupinger, also known to the PINK-Army as Looca23, the school has now begun teaching chemistry lessons with a set paid for 100% by PINK. ZwischenRAUM intends to save 70% of their proceeds permanently, stating:

“We believe, that can have a bigger impact for us. PINK will have a higher worth compared to Fiat.”

Lucas (Looca23) demonstrates the chemical reaction which occurs by adding potassium iodide to a mixture of H202, soap, and food coloring.

Message to the PINK-Army from Looca23:

“Two years ago I was in South Italy to support a local refugee project. I met an Austrian artist called Tomi Scheiderbauer. He is supporting stranded refugees from Africa with sustained projects. To finance these projects they [K.O.G] do crowdfunding. So we decided to buy a painting for our school ZwischenRAUM. We did pay in PINK and Fiat. This is the painting.”


For more information on K.O.G. lead by Tomi Scheiderbauevisit Omiotu.Com/k-o-g.

If you would like to assist K.O.G with PINK please donate to: 2YNpxME6DgVqucoNDQAMLPRQ23Q8uGy5qW

ZwischenRAUM donation address: 2JfWcwUDJ3R4FFPqyMrLDyJGQoar4eVkV3

Education Pool donation address: 2UtMZ5DLocTfTi6eLtcPATHpPn5tc1YzGm


Posted in Charity, Community

Pinkcoin and Collin Crypto hold Flash Fundraiser

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Use the last few hours of 2017 to score easy deductions on your upcoming taxes — all while helping out a wonderful cause! All proceeds are forwarded to benefit Solar Kits for Change, a non-profit organization that provides global microsolar solutions enabling people in developing countries to generate sustainable income. Solar Kits for Change also educates students about solar power and how this limitless source of natural energy can improve their lives. All donations are tax deductible for US citizens. If you have your full name and address filled out under your account, Pinkcoin will even send you a tax deductible receipt. This flash donation drive runs until Dec 31st at 8:00PM EST. All donations up to $10,000 USD will be matched by the incredibly generous @collincrypto. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!




Posted in Community

The Moonshot Group Holds AMA Featuring Pinkcoin

“The Pinkcoin Development Team Answers Questions From the Community”

12/5/17 By Devin Saxon. Did you miss the AMA held by ThePinkCrypto‘s Moonshot Group last week? Well fret no more, The Great Pink Buffalo is here to save the day! Below are all the questions and responses from that most fruitful exchange; feel free to scroll through and review all the answers straight from the PINK Dev Team.

PinkCoin AMA hosted by The MoonShot Group

What is the purpose of PINK?

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“Pinkcoin is the first blockchain specifically designed as a fundraising platform for social impact causes where we’ve gamified the proof of stake model and incentivized philanthropy from our users. We’ve been around since May of 2014 and have been traded on Bittrex and Poloniex since day 1.” –CryptoCayce

When can I get a PinkPi?

giphy (3)The PinkPi device is currently wrapping up the final coding and UI interface. It took a  little longer than we had hoped, but we want to make sure the final product we are putting out is of high quality, so every step of the way we are testing, having the code reviewed, and taking the necessary security steps to make sure the device is easy to use, functional, and safe. We added in a lot of features we we’re originally going to release down the road. We hope to have the unit ready before end of year. We totally understand the frustration of having to wait for this amazing little device, but we want to make sure our first physical product is top notch.”Elypse

Can you tell us about any upcoming partnerships that would elevate the PINK platform/brand?

“We already have several official partners including those recipients of our Donate 4 Life pool funding system such as Cardiac Kids out of Toronto Canada which is an organization that works w/ Sick Kids Hospital to help kids born w/ congenital heart disease to subsidize the costs of their many open heart surgeries they will have to endure throughout their life. We are also partnered w/ a school out of Switzerland called Zwischraum-Thugaru who are teaching their students blockchain tech through Pinkcoin. We’ll be announcing several more partnerships in the coming months but I’ll share one that we’ll be announcing in the next week with you guys here: an organization who is disrupting the traditional food-drive program by giving fresh fruits & vegetables and other healthy foods to those in need.” -CryptoCayce

Will they accept Phore as a currency for PINK?

“I guess it would be possible in the future via decentralized exchanges or if Phore was compatible w/ cross chain atomic swaps. but as of this moment there aren’t any PINK/Phore currency pairings on any exchange that I’m aware of” -CryptoCayce

Can we stake only PINK on it [PinkPi]?

435830866_230966“The code for the device currently supports PINK only, and that will also be the case for the “for sale” device. However, we will be releasing the code to the community down the road as well, so other project’s and individuals will be able to utilize the code for their own project/coin. The raspberri pi zero is a very hardware specific device, so it can only run one optimized wallet at a time. We are specifically building our code to function on the specific device. This is for a few reasons. One of those being that the device is being built to help bring newcomers into the space by offering a simple plug-n-play device that any novice into crypto can setup without having to cross the cumbersome barrier of knowledge this space demands” Elypse

What does PINK do? Why would I want to invest in it?

Side Staking Details“Well aside from the whole disintermediating the traditional giving process by giving people an alternative and transparent opportunity on the blockchain via Pinkcoin thing we also have a pretty sweet and talented group of innovative developers who do cool stuff like create interactive twitter games  that encourage social interaction while incentivizing game play. create unique wallet features like Side Staking  (the ability to split up your staking rewards from 1%-99% and forward them  to up to 100 different addresses, your own, your friends, donate4life partners, all transaction-fee free). oh and did we mention we’re a  hybrid PoW/PoS/FPoS (Flash Proof of Stake, increased staking rewards from 100-150 during 4 hours of the day) which the PoS portion averages ~20% APR” -CryptoCayce

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What motivation did you have when creating this platform?

“We saw that everywhere that Bitcoin and Crypto was being talked about was in the same breath as scams, ponzi, darknet, drugs, money laundering  and overall a very shady and negative light. We saw something very different and a lot of opportunity to reshape the narrative surrounding cryptocurrencies as an outlet for doing good in the world” -CryptoCayce

Due to concerns validated by recent issues with applications such as Coinpouch, how will coins be protected when staked via PinkPi?

“Security is a major concern in this space, and we don’t take these issues lightly. The device’s code is being built similarly to how our desktop wallet functions, so the same security scenario’s apply. We have a top notch security reviewer, Philip (@_MiW) who reviews all our code before the even the beta devices are being sent out. All the information will be stored on the Pi device itself, so it would be the user’s responsibility to make sure to take all necessary precautions while using the device. e.g. setting up passwords, backing up wallet.dat files, etc” Elypse

Will the PinkPi reward system be any different than the desktop wallet?

Pink Case“The reward structure is the exact same as our desktop wallets. Standard PoS block reward set at 100 PINK, and Flash PoS block reward set at 150 PINK. We’ve staked multiple blocks using our alpha devices and they function beautifully” Elypse

And most importantly, when does my model ship for beta testing?

“Your beta unit will hopefully be out to you before the end of the year. We are a little behind schedule on it, but that’s purely a result of us wanting to put out high quality software and hardware” Elypse

Any successful idea will have copycats, how do you plan to stay ahead of them?

lepink“Some of the ways we plan to stay ahead are to continue to innovate development and make creative partnerships with organizations that have an aligned mission share our value” –CryptoCayce

How much will PinkPi cost?

“The device is currently slated to cost around 100-150 USD. or around 0.01-0.015 BTC. This is currently the most economically priced staking device we are aware of in the market right now. We want this device to be able to be bought and used by anyone or any bag size.” Elypse

What impact has side staking had on PINK since implemented?

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Caligo, Tranzium and CryptoRox demonstrate Pinkcoin’s Donate4Life Platform to Jeff Neiman, the Founder of Cardiac Kids

“Side staking has had a tremendously positive impact on PINK since we implemented it. It’s the engine that makes our Donate 4 Life ( platform go. Its how we’re able to forward the pools staking rewards to our partner organizations automatically without transaction fees as well as a vehicle for other philanthropic minded users to easily donate a portion of their staking rewards to causes they want to support in a set it and forget it manner which provides both the pools and our partners a steady stream of donations.”CryptoCayce


Why the buffalo?

buffalo_7421 (1)“Buffalo mobilize their strongest towards the outside of the herd to protect their younglings, sick, injured and elderly centered in the middle. This ensures the greatest success in stomping out nasty wolves that try to eat the most vulnerable of their family. Buffalo herds are also lead by a wise matriarch vs the typical patriarchal social system. I felt that the buffalo was the perfect representation of what the PINK-Army stood for, protecting those who need help the most and focusing on those in need centered in the middle–essentially exactly what donate4life does, as well as the natural tendency for the most experienced PINK crypto enthusiasts to happily look out for those new to crypto or those vulnerable to sharks trying to mislead them, and so I made the buffalo the logo of the official blog. With the additions of Coin Artist and Rileyx it only makes the matriarch symbology even more relevant.  Also, the “Great Pink Buffalo” is a play on the phrase the “Great White Buffalo”, you don’t what to let PINK be the one to get away. You want to hold onto it forever and never let go.” Spock Skywalker

When PINK is minted, does it take 30 days to fully mature, or can you begin upgrading your rewards immediately?

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“It only takes 1 hour for coins to mature, however when you receive a staking reward (minted block) the coins used in receiving the reward will have their accumulated weight reset and they have to start accumulating weight again, that is where the 30 days kick in because 1 coin gains 1 weight every day with a hard cap at 30 days, so after 30 days you’ll be at max efficiency. You can still receive rewards during that time.” Riley

What is the status of your 501.c.3 status?

“We are an official Non-Profit as Pinkcoin Foundation Inc. registered in Florida. We have 27 months to prove with documentation to the IRS that we are acting as a Non-Profit for them to approve our 501(c)(3) status however its a “you’re innocent until proven guilty” kinda thing where in the meantime we have all the rights afforded to a 501(c)(3) status until they approve or deny us.” -CryptoCayce

What exchanges will PINK be on ?

Screenshot 2017-11-02 21.33.07“Pink is by no means a new currency. We have been around since 2014. We are traded all across the cryptosphere. We are listed on Poloniex, Bittrex, Cryptopia, CoinsMarket, Nova Exchange, Bluetrade, AllCrypt and a few others. We are also in talks with additional exchanges to help us get listed on their platforms.” Elypse

Is Binance one of the desired exchanges?

“We have filled out information to be included in their monthly voting sections, and have reached out to them to be listed. We are awaiting to hear back on both accounts. It would be great to be listed on their great exchange”Elypse


What is your strategy for acquiring partnerships of larger volumes and how do you specifically benefit their cause, assuming they have no need for international transfer of funds? In other words, how does PINK beat out USD if the funds being donated are localized (outside of them being able to stake)?

PinkIdle-800x500“We are leveraging our contacts to reach out to organizations we find interesting, we also have a PR firm working on our behalf to help us with this. outside of the benefit of a tax deductible receipt and the organization receiving interest through staking rewards & the USD value of the donations potentially increasing if they choose to hold PINK the biggest selling point is the transparency of the blockchain so they can see their donation is actually going where they think it is and not to pay hidden administrative fees”CryptoCayce

Are PINK donations tax deductibles?

“Yes if you use our donate4life platform they are tax deductible”

What movements are you taking to increase the intrinsic value of PINK coins?

DSC_0218 1“Innovative tech develioment, creating more partnerships, growing our community, increasing our visibility and social media reach, working with our PR firm to refine our message and make sure we get it in front of the right audience”

I’ve heard that setting up and splitting all of your PINK into 1000 increment blocks was both time consuming and confusing.  Is that still the case and can anything be done to simply/ease/optimize the user staking process?

“Correct we do recommend to split your PINK into increments of a 1000 coins, what you have to do is the following:

1. Select your coins (e.g. 50000 PINK)

2. Toggle “SplitBlock”

3. Enter the number of blocks you would need, we recommend 1000 coins per block (50000 / 1000 = 50 Blocks)

4. Enter your own address

5. Enter the total amount of PINK

6. Send and done

Pink Mac Reeca w: LogoAs you mentioned it can be confusing especially if you’re new to crypto and aren’t very familiar with QT wallets. And we have discussed this before and we would love to have this automated at some point in the future to improve the user expierence.” –Riley

What are the plans on making PINK donations mainstream? When should we expect to see a facebook/twitter link to donate via PINK after a natural disaster? I have stopped donating to big shots like red cross and Unicef, as only a tiny portion of my dollar goes to the victims, PINK could easily take over this sector if we could use 100% towards relief efforts.

harveydonate“These are in the works, we had 2 very successful fundraising campaigns for Hurricane Harvey & Hurricane Irma where raised over $30K USD in all different cryptocurrency mostly through Twitter and thanks to our partnership w/ Bittrex exchange who was our escrow and matched the donations for us we were able to donate over $60K USD to Disaster Philanthropy, & Habitat For Humanity. If anyone would like to help us make the process of donation via social media (specifically facebook, instagram, reddit) we’d really like your help.”CryptoCayce

“Does PINK have any upcoming events?”

“We’re currently in the midst of our #31daysofgiving twitter event which is a fun interactive experience driven by our pinkcoin twitter bot @pinkcointips where you can gift and receive PINK which you can keep or donate to Educational Theatre Foundation, if you choose to donate your contribution will be matched by our sponsor @SpacePirate_io and their game Age Of Rust

To participate in the game on twitter Tweet:    @pinkcointips gift @username

Replace @username with the twitter handle of someone you want to engage with, its a great ice breaker”


Huge shout out to ThePinkCrypto for giving the PINK dev team the opportunity to participate in a fabled Moonshot Group AMA. Stay tuned for more news coming your way hot off the stove, only from The Great Pink Buffalo!