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These Startups Are Defying The Status Quo In Crypto And Building Diverse Teams | Forbes

In the nascent world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, gender and ethnic diversity are hard to come by. Men dominate “About us” pages of crypto projects across the globe.

The broader tech and finance sectors aren’t known for their diversity—female representation at big U.S. tech companies is roughly 30%, and women only make up about 26% of senior roles at banks—but their numbers are notably better than the status quo in crypto. A recent survey estimated that women make up just 23% of crypto company employees. “Starting companies is male, pale and stale,” says Meltem Demirors, a longtime crypto investor and chief strategy officer at investment management firm CoinShares.

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