Fidelity Digital Assets, the cryptocurrency arm of Fidelity Investments, announced Tuesday the results of a survey to better understand institutional interest and adoption of cryptocurrencies as well as key barriers to investing in them. It was conducted from November 2019 to March 2020. Fidelity Digital Assets offers a full-service, enterprise-grade platform for securing, trading and supporting cryptocurrencies.
A total of 774 institutional investors participated in the survey, 393 of which were in the U.S. while 381 were in Europe. Respondents include financial advisors, family offices, pensions, crypto and traditional hedge funds, high net worth investors, endowments, and foundations. This is the second consecutive year Fidelity has surveyed U.S. institutions but it is the first time it surveyed European investors. According to the results: