A quarter of students now own cryptocurrency

University students sitting at a table.

One in four (24%) of students are now cryptocurrency owners, according to UNiDAYS, a firm that specialises in offering student discounts.

The study of more than 24,000 UK students also found that a further third plan to buy cryptocurrency within the next three months. The ryptocurreny most commonly owned by students is Bitcoin (26%), followed by Dogecoin (11%), Ethereum (10%) and Ripple (3%).

Almost half (40%) of those questioned expect cryptocurrency to replace...

How are Generation Z engaging with blockchain?

Feature In 2019, Generation Z (Gen Z) surpassed millennials and baby boomers to become the largest generation in the world, making up a third of the global population. With those born between 1995 and 2010 showcasing a comfort with and strong preference for digitised transactions, the demographic should be a key target audience for players in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.

A Blockchain Capital survey of more than 2,000 adults in the US found...