A nationwide study by Ziglu found that one in 10 adults is thinking about giving cryptocurrency as a Christmas present to their family and friends. And 25% of those who participated in the survey, will be doing so this holiday season.
The survey highlighted that men, that is 41%, will enjoy a crypto or crypto product as a present. 28% of women and young people are also likely to appreciate it. About 43% of those in the age group of 18-24 years will be happy with it and 48% of 25-34-year-old group will also enjoy it. Similar sentiments would be expressed by the 35-44 years-age group.
Mark Hipperson, Founder, and CEO of Ziglu, believes cryptocurrency makes a cool and innovative Christmas present. He described it as a unique alternative to giving cash, as it gives people the opportunity to learn and invest in digital assets.
A similar survey by BlockFi established that one in four respondents would buy cryptocurrency in the New Year. Flori Marquez, co-founder and senior vice-president of operations at BlockFi, said cryptocurrency has grown as a very popular topic. It has intrigued people and investors alike into knowing more about it. The same is for blockchain technology.
Besides Americans, Australians are also quite merry about crypto-giving this year. They have found interest in cryptocurrency coins, NFTs and themed stocks, and other crypto merchandise. 2021 has recorded a popularity boost for the crypto market, which is likely to grow to a new wave height in 2022.
Moreover, companies like Binance, Coinbase, and Robinhood allow users to gift various coins. It also includes an email gift card. The crypto exchange platforms make it possible for their users to gift portions of coins as gifting one coin would be very much expensive.