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Accessibility is the main barrier to crypto adoption — Here are the solutions By Cointelegraph

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Accessibility is the main barrier to crypto adoption — Here are the solutions By Cointelegraph



Accessibility is the main barrier to crypto adoption — Here are the solutions

Accessibility is a pain point for cryptocurrency adoption that has been discussed for years, yet still, it is pertinent as ever. This issue was most recently recognized by the United States government as we’ve seen Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen discuss during her remarks on digital assets policy and regulation. There are barriers that are limiting accessibility to cryptocurrencies, such as financial education and technological resources, and it is our duty as developers and leaders in this revolutionary industry to address them.

Studies have shown that only 33% of adults across the globe are financially literate. With many projects in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space focusing on providing individuals without access to traditional financial institutions and tools for earning, saving and transacting, this is a key consideration.

Fabrice Cheng is the co-founder, CEO and chief technology officer at Quadrata. He was previously the head of blockchain technology at Spring Labs. Fabrice is an experienced technologist and has been building in the ecosystem since 2016, with a particular interest in how to extract value from the mempool, and he’s also an Ethereum 2.0 open-source contributor at Prysmatic Labs.