How COVID-19 led to the Growth of the Global Crypto Market

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TL;DR

  • The crypto market has seen consistent growth since the height of the covid outbreak in 2020
  • Digital assets provided an alternative source of income to many as their value soared along with increased adoption
  • Lockdown also signaled the birth of crypto payment gateways as people tried cutting costs to cope with the pandemic

New Heights for Digital Assets

At the height of the COVID outbreak in 2020, almost all countries in the world had their national boundaries closed in a bid to curb the spread of the outbreak. This was followed by measures of strict social distancing and movement restrictions.

Alternative Source of Income

As cryptocurrencies and blockchain pioneered another digital revolution, it was hardly surprising that new income opportunities came along. Several jobs became available ranging from blockchain developers to smart contracts experts, product designers, and down to community managers. This meant that people could make money from the comfort of their homes without feeling the pressure of the lockdown.

The Birth of Crypto Payment Gateways

As work-from-home became the norm, it was obvious that lay-offs were the solution for most businesses as they will not need to pay workers who are no longer part of their organizations. People started turning to several means to cut costs and get the best utility for their money.

Final Thoughts

Even now that covid is largely behind us, these occurrence has shaped our reality and ushered in a new era all around the world. Remote work, alternative investments, new types of jobs, and payment gateways have emerged as solutions to the challenges and restrictions of traditional systems. Today, we can confidently state that covid-19 has helped us to discover better ways to get things done, an occurrence whose impact has redefined our approach to everyday life.

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