A couple of surprises to come out of Meltem Demirors’ Twitter account in the last few hours. Firstly, that the CoinShares Chief Strategy Officer and Blockchain Council member speaks Turkish (who knew?). And secondly, that the Turks own more cryptocurrency than any other European nation. (If you consider Turkey a European nation, of course).
Turks Own More Cryptocurrency at 18% of the Country
From what the author could gather from Google Translate, Demirors declares that she is proud to be Turkish, based on the ING findings that 18% of Turks own cryptocurrency. This is much higher than the overall 9% average.
She also pays tribute to the great success of startups and investors in the country. However, there may be a few more reasons why Turkish people are holding onto digital assets.
For one thing, bitcoin may be volatile, but so…