The cryptocurrency gold rush has produced a lot of jobs, with the share of per million rising 1,457% over the past four years, according a study by job site .
Despite drastic price fluctuations (Bitcoin’s volatile value shot up more than 230% in the first six months of 2019 to above $12,000 per Bitcoin) and nearly half of companies citing regulatory uncertainty as a major barrier to blockchain adoption, employers continue to ride the wave and invest in blockchain tech and talent.
Mark Zuckerberg, for instance, wants to launch Facebook’s Libra, a new global cryptocurrency, in 2020. And digital payment giant Square recently assembled a crypto-focused team, Square Crypto, with the goal of strengthening the Bitcoin ecosystem. You will also soon even be able to