Despite the generally accepted belief that men dominate the bitcoin industry, researchers at Grayscale Investments found that 43% of investors interested in the first cryptocurrency are women.
The company conducted a survey in the United States on the following criteria:
- age from 25 to 64 years;
- ownership of investment assets of $ 10,000 or more;
- annual family income of at least $ 50,000.
From March 28 to April 3, 2019, 1,100 people participated in the survey, writes Cointelegraph.
56.2% of women surveyed and 56.4% of men consider bitcoin as a promising investment. At the same time, 49.8% of women and 49.9% of men are convinced that limited emissions will affect the price increase in the future.
47% of women versus 39% of men considered the moment suitable for buying bitcoin. Over half of the respondents emphasized that the ability to purchase only a fraction of a coin was an important factor for them.
Women added that they neededucational materials about bitcoin. A significant difference between women and men was found for investment purposes: if for most women investments should ensure the financial security of the family, then men tend to get rich.
According to the study, 44% of women and only 22%men feel insecure about investing. Women are also more pessimistic about the growth of the American and global economies than men.
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Recall that Grayscale Investments are convinced that part of the $ 68 trillion that will go from the older generations to the millennials will be invested in bitcoin.
According to Charles researchSchwab, then Grayscale Bitcoin Trust shares are among the five most popular investments among millennials in the USA, but do not even fall into the top ten among generations of X and baby boomers.