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A teen crypto influencer who started by investing her pocket money into bitcoin says Gen Z could make crypto go mainstream - once they understand its benefits

Posted On: Jul 26, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

A teen crypto influencer who started by investing her pocket money into bitcoin says Gen Z could make crypto go mainstream - once they understand its benefits

Summary List Placement Miss Teen Crypto, a cryptocurrency influencer who started investing her pocket money into bitcoin when she was 16, told Insider she believes Gen Z could be the catalyst to take crypto and NFTs into the mainstream, if someone would just explain the benefits and how they work.
The 18-year-old, who has tens of thousands of followers across the major social-media platforms, believes her digital-native generation could easily understand the digital side of crypto, but not the financial side - but more education could fix that.
"I think that Gen Z - we're a little behind in terms of the financial aspect, but we're not behind in terms of technology," she told Insider in an interview.
"We've been on Snapchat since it came out, we've been on the internet our whole lives. So we know the concepts of digital property, we understand how to use this technology," she said. "We just have to be educated on why we should and how we could."
Her first investment, at 16, was around $200 saved up from her...

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