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3 Feb 2024

Crypto Adoption Is Slower Than Internet's Growth Pace

A [comparison]( by Architect Partners marks the internet's genesis year as 1995 and cryptocurrency's as 2017, measuring adoption and investment growth. One year post-bubble, the internet attracted $75 billion in investment versus cryptocurrency's $29 billion. At their early peaks, the internet was valued at $5.6 trillion compared to cryptocurrency's $3 trillion, illustrating [a slower adoption rate]( for cryptocurrency compared to the internet's explosive early growth.