Cryptocurrency Survey: Awareness of Bitcoin Reaches Record High Among Business Professionals

Opportunity surveyed a sample of it's more than 2,000,000 members worldwide to learn more about the growing popularity of Bitcoin, the world's leading cryptocurrency, and the impact it is having on the business community.


Bitcoin, the popular cryptocurrency that has dominated headlines in recent weeks, recently surpassed a value of $11,000 per coin* – making it the fastest growing asset in the world this year and causing many people in the business community to take note. In short, Bitcoin is a digital currency, also known as a cryptocurrency, that emerged after the financial crisis and is not underpinned by a central bank. It allows people to bypass banks and traditional payment methods for goods and services.  With the popularity of Bitcoin increasing each passing day, the Opportunity data science team decided it was time to survey our more than 2,000,000 business professionals to better understand how the cryptocurrency is being received (and used) around the world. 

*BTC value = $11,800 at the time of this post