The number of women considering investing in crypto currencies has increased from 6% to 13% over the past six months, according to City A. M.

According to the results of market research conducted by the British London stock exchange Block Exchange, crypto-currencies are the most popular among women of the millennial generation. The intention to invest expressed one in five of them.

The study also shows the difference in investment approach between men and women. Women use a strategic approach, because 50% less likely than men to suffer from “syndrome of lost profits” (fear of missing out, FOMO). In addition, women are more often willing to cooperate — they consult with family and friends about a potential investment in two times more often than men, who are more likely to do it alone.

According to earlier research exchange Еtoro, until recently, the industry was dominated by men, which accounted for 91.5% of all investors, compared with the 8.5% women. According to senior analyst London Block Exchange, Agnes de Roer, this trend may change

“Still there is a common misconception that cryptocurrency is a game for men. Over the past few months, we saw hundreds of women have registered on our exchange. Some of the most energetic and informed investors, leading industry women,” she said.

As previously reported, according to a South Korean crypto currency exchange Bithumb the study, 42.8% of users prefer to invest in a digital currency “for them”.