The Japanese cryptocurrency exchange GMO coin reported on December 11 that the cryptocurrency industry trends in 2019. The company summarized the year as "from speculation to settlement." The number of users who opened new accounts in GMO Coin in 2019 compared with 2018, the proportion of female users increased from 16.3% to 24.1%. In addition, the ratio of men and women in their 20s has increased. Young people are interested in cryptocurrencies, and GMO Coin President Furano Ishimura commented that "the position of cryptocurrencies is indeed expanding."