Does the Crypto Industry Pay its Workers With Crypto? A Framework Report

Framework Ventures – a blockchain-focused venture capital and technology company – has released a report examining compensation among venture-backed crypto startups.  The firm surveyed 18 companies, ranging from 2 to 80 employees, between May and June of 2022. Respondents were largely part of the DeFi, infrastructure, and web 3 gaming sectors and included by centralized companies and DAOs. Framework’s report publicly revealed 7 key findings, including information about how many startups actually use crypto over fiat to pay employees. Here’s…

Investing in Bitcoin Makes You More Attractive: Survey

Can investing in cryptocurrency boost your dating profile? A recent survey from CryptoVantage suggests that investing in the novel asset class – especially Bitcoin – can boost your attractiveness.  Bitcoin: Popular With the Ladies? According to the survey published on Wednesday, those who invest in crypto are perceived as wealthier, smarter, and more attractive than no-coiners.  Specifically, about 50% of women think crypto investors are more attractive than noninvestors. Meanwhile, 40% of men believe crypto investors are smarter than their…

Most NoCoiners Simply Don’t Understand Bitcoin, Finds Block Study

Jack Dorsey’s financial company Block has unveiled a survey from January examining top reasons that people don’t buy Bitcoin. The top reason, cited by 51% of respondents, was that they simply don’t understand it well enough. Conducted in partnership with Wakefield Research, the study surveyed 9500 people across 14 different countries. Besides the lack of knowledge, other common reasons for avoiding Bitcoin included cybersecurity risks (32%) and price volatility (30%). Among those that refused to buy Bitcoin despite sufficient knowledge,…

Visa Survey: 1 of 4 Small Businesses to Accept Crypto Payments in 2022

Who said Bitcoin is bad for payments? The 6th edition of Visa’s Global Back to Business study found that nearly a quarter of small businesses plan to accept crypto transactions in 2022 – including Bitcoin. Rapid Crypto Adoption Incoming? According to the study, 82% of small and micro businesses (SMB’s) will accept some form of digital payment option this year. Meanwhile, 73% see getting new forms of payment as essential for growing their businesses. “Of those surveyed, 24% said they…

College Students Get Into Crypto to Plug Financial Gap, Recent Survey Shows

A survey from Save the Student website shows that college students are now turning to cryptocurrencies to fund their expenses. The number of such scholars has tripled over the past 12 months. However, one student warns scholars against getting into crypto and advises them to research more before investing. Financial Crisis For Student Funding Out of those surveyed, 75% said that they had considered dropping out of school. The reasons given were either mental health issues or the pandemic, but…

About 67 Percent of Users Support Digital Assets Taxation

Recently, South Korean wallet provider known as Childly carried out a survey. Over 5,750 cryptocurrency users across the world were involved in the poll. The results revealed that 66 percent of respondents support cryptocurrency asset taxation. Likewise, it showed that one out of five cryptocurrency users do not support digital asset taxation. Generally, the survey showed that the cryptocurrency community is warm towards taxation. Forty-eight (48) percent of the respondents said it is mandatory to tax cryptocurrency assets; hence, they…