October 23, 2019, 11:25AM EDT
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Research: 42% of blockchain industry employees work for exchanges

Quick Take

  • The Block has analyzed 158 companies exclusively involved in blockchain and cryptocurrencies
  • At least 50 companies in the blockchain industry currently employ more than 100 people
  • The largest is Bitmain with 1,500 employees, followed by  Huobi (~1,300), Coinbase (~1,000) and OKEx (~950)
  • More than 42% of all people in the blockchain industry work for cryptocurrency exchanges, another 10% for mining hardware manufacturers

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