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HSEcoins have been donated by HSE students to finance student projects over the first few days of a new crowdfunding platform’s existence.

On September 13th, HSE Day, each HSE student received an HSEcoin worth 200 roubles, which can be divided into one hundred parts, and spent on supporting student projects until November 20.

As of today, the platform includes 10 projects. Students can support a ‘What? Where? When?’ HSE championship, the creation of a website for Russia’s biggest student media, help create a lounge in a dorm, and meeting rooms in study buildings, or help save the HSE rap battle space from being closed.

All HSE students can launch projects, and the platform rules are available on the website.

Currently, none of the projects has collected more than one third of the money requested. HSEcoin is following the classic crowdfunding rule: if the project raises over 70% of the requested funding within the time limit (no more than 30 days), the project is recognized as successful, and can use the money. If the project fails to reach the 70% mark, the HSEcoins will be returned to the donors.

Spend your HSEcoins wisely. If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in the group or contact the project coordinators directly: Ekaterina Savitskaya and Ivan Chernyavsky.

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