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Women don’t like the world of cryptocurrencies. The British want to change this


Only a fifth of investors in the cryptocurrency market are women. Women are less willing to invest in crypto assets, but they also rarely associate their careers with this industry. This is another sector – after finance and technology – where women are underrepresented. The British organization Women in Blockchain Talks is fighting to increase this representation. Warsaw is one of the five cities in the world where its branches will be opened this year. The goal of the Polish delegation is to educate industry leaders and encourage more women to join them.

Women in Blockchain Talks is the UK’s largest community and networking platform focused on blockchain technology. The initiators of the platform declare openness for each gender. In early October, a regional branch of this organization was established in Warsaw.

The data provided by cryptocurrency broker Coin Rivet shows that only one in five cryptocurrency owners is a woman. The survey was conducted in March this year. from BlockFi (“Real Talk: Women x Crypto 2.0”) showed this, albeit 92 percent. American women have heard of cryptocurrencies, but 24% have them. respondents. 45 percent know how to buy cryptocurrencies – this is twice as many as in the survey from September last year. About 30 percent of such investments are planned for this year. mr. Every fifth respondent admitted that he believes that cryptocurrencies will help him achieve his financial goals.

As the perception of the investment potential of cryptocurrencies changes, the perception of the professional potential of this market may also change. So far, every tenth American believes that it is promising for her, and 15 percent. interested in a career in this industry.

In addition to the opening of the Warsaw branch of Women in Blockchain Talks under the leadership of Agnieszka Marecka, this year the organization will also start working in other cities around the world: Barcelona (Spain), Berlin (Germany), Dubai (UAE) and Karachi, Pakistan).

The start of the Warsaw initiative took place during one of the October meetings within the framework of the “Meeting on Thursday”. This is a cyclical event organized by the Venture Café Warsaw Foundation, which gathers the community of innovators every Thursday at Varso at 73 Chmielna Street.

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