While the words bitcoin and blockchain are a part of the everyday vernacular in the tech industry, non-tech professionals are still trying to understand how to approach the concept.
The Black Blockchain Consultants is an organization that began in January 2018, and within six months, is approaching 1,000 members — blockchain novices and professionals — who want to bridge the gap.
The organization’s momentum is on track to make an impact and help C-Suite executives find qualified talent in the industry.
The results of a survey, conducted in 2014, found that “whites (54 percent) and Hispanics (51 percent) are more likely than African Americans (37 percent) to have heard about virtual currency.”
The survey, “Consumer Attitudes on Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies” was published in 2017 by the Massachusetts Division of Banks and Conference of State Bank Supervisors.
In the professional world, many non-developers have refrained from engaging in blockchain. Those who have engaged are mainly white men — early adopters of bitcoin and blockchain.
However there is a movement growing where Blacks are gathering in discussion groups on various platforms to learn from one another and encourage each other. One of the more public ones, Black Blockchain Click here to read entire article