Take venture capital funding that goes to early-stage, often highly risky, startups, as an example. Globally, venture investors poured in $964 million into blockchain or cryptocurrency-related startups in 2017. Now, not even half way through 2018, investors have already exceeded the prior year’s funding by plowing $1.4 billion into such startups.
Though cryptocurrency values have fallen 46% to $329 billion according to CoinMarketCap, venture capitalists such as David Pakman, a partner at Venrock, still think trading of such assets will rise in the long run.
Number of Women Interested in Crypto Soars This Year - Crypto Disrupt
According to a recent poll conducted by CityAM, more than double the number of woman are considering crypto investments than at the end of last year. Since the beginning of the year, the poll shows that interest has risen from 6% to the present level.
Crypto in Africa: Continent experiences rapid cryptocurrency uptake - Coingeek
Africa is catching the crypto wave; the domestic market growing every day with Uganda being pitched as the next cryptocurrency hotbed.
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