After 2 weeks of giving away free bitcoins to college students, we are very pleased with the result. This promotion has helped us introduce Bitcoin to more than 20,000 college students. Here is an updated top 10 list of schools with the most signups:
In order to make sure that we are giving these bitcoins to actual college students, we made it so that you have to verify a unique phone number before you get the bitcoins. It is a bit of a hassle, but you do get the benefit of two-factor security on your account. This extra check has greatly reduced scammers trying to take advantage of this promotion. So it allows us to keep this promotion going.