Where Are the Ladies?
How many women develop cryptocurrency-related businesses and technologies? The few survey results that are available provide disappointing news, with women’s participation in cryptocurrency specialties even worse than in IT.
Here’s a summary of available metrics, which describes female participation in the cryptocurrency field in general. (Breakdowns for women developers are not available.)
|Women’s Participation in Crypto/Blockchain Community|
|Source – Percent of industry that is female|
|Cointelegraph – <10%|
|Reddit – 5-7%|
|Cryptocoin traders||Bitcoin – 8%|
|Blockchain investors||Cryptorecruit – 4-6%|
Portfolio companies with any female staff
Digital Currency Group Inc– 17%
|Women founders of 2017 biggest ICOs||Fortune – 18%|
|Cryptocurrency-related wealth created in 2017||Forbes – 6%|
|Engaged in Bitcoin community||Coin.dance – 5%|