and modified its send/receive page to send any and all coins to a static address. 22 The Dogecoin community also raised funds for a second Sochi athlete Shiva Keshavan. "Millions of Meme-Based Dogecoins Stolen on Christmas Day". "Reddit Users Lose Real Money After Meme Currency Bot Dies". Retrieved December 23, 2013. Rob Wile (December 19, 2013). Miles Klee (December 10, 2013).
It was introduced on December 8, 2013. In February 2014, Dogecoin founder Jackson Palmer announced that that limit would be removed and there would be no cap, which should have the result of constant reduction of its inflation rate over a long time. He finished twenty-eighth in the race due in part to a refueling issue; he was in twelfth place after a gas-and-go pit stop, but the gas can did not engage long enough, resulting in a second pit stop that took him towards the back. 41 In November 2014, the developer team behind dogetipbot raised 445,000 in venture capital funding.
"DIY Dogecoin ATM demos at CoinFest Vancouver". DogeCoin fetches 300 percent jump in value in 24 hours". April 2015 Jackson Palmer announced he is taking an "extended leave of absence" from the cryptocurrency community. The market cap was USD 60 million. Markus saw the site linked in an IRC chat room, and started efforts to create the currency after reaching out to Palmer.