According to a recent survey conducted by the trading platform eToro, many single men and women are seeking partners who are not only financially stable but also knowledgeable about cryptocurrencies. 33% of the American participants admitted they are more likely to go on a date with someone who deals with digital assets.
Crypto Makes Individuals More Desirable
Apart from diversifying one’s portfolio and granting potential for higher returns, cryptocurrencies could also make investors look more attractive on the romance scene, eToro research revealed.
Every third participant said they are more likely to go out with a crypto holder rather than a person who has not delved into the digital asset space. Furthermore, nearly 75% admitted they would go on a second date with an individual who paid the bill in bitcoin (BTC).
There are numerous restaurants and cafeterias in the States which accept the primary cryptocurrency as a payment method. Such examples are the Colorado-based Quiznos and the multinational chain of coffeehouses – Starbucks.
People delving into the non-fungible token universe also have their chances. According to the survey, 20% of singles would be more interested romantically if their admirer sets an NFT as a profile picture on a social platform or a dating site.
According to Pew Research Center’s estimations, 16% of Americans have already allocated some of their wealth in the crypto market. Younger men between 18 and 29 years old (most active on the dating scene) are the most interested in the asset class. 43% of them have already dipped their toes in the digital asset industry. In comparison, only 19% of women under 30 years old invest in bitcoin or the alternative coins.
The overall cryptocurrency awareness among American citizens is also on a high level. 86% of the survey participants admitted they have basic knowledge about the asset class.
Every Fourth US Investor Owns BTC
According to another survey conducted by the world’s largest digital asset manager – Grayscale – 26% of the American investors hold bitcoin. Moreover, 60% of the participants admitted they are interested in cryptocurrency investments.
Subsequently, Grayscale estimated that 55% of the current BTC holders in the States have hopped on the bandwagon in the last 12 months.
The crypto exchange Huobi went further, stating that 7 in 10 of the holders entered the market in 2021. Per the company’s research, only 9% started investing in the asset class more than four years ago.
Nearly every second investor revealed allocating $1,000 or less in crypto, while 25% said they have invested between $1,000 and $10,000.