Bringing you live news and features since 2006 

Ethereum coins

Ethereum to be worth nearly USD20k by 2025, predicts Finder’s Cryptocurrency Report


Ethereum is predicted to be worth USD19,842 by 2025, according to the latest global Cryptocurrency Predictions Report from the personal finance comparison site, 

Ethereum is predicted to be worth USD19,842 by 2025, according to the latest global Cryptocurrency Predictions Report from the personal finance comparison site, 

Ethereum’s price will be supported by increased transaction use, the rise of DeFi and NFTs and higher adoption rates by institutional investors. 

As well as a rise in price, 51 per cent of Finder’s panel say ethereum, not bitcoin, will be the most widely transacted digital currency by the end of 2022. 
Lecturer and assistant professor at the University College of Dublin, Dr Paul Ennis, thinks ETH will be worth USD10,000 by the end of the year, noting the currency is highly undervalued and has far more use cases than bitcoin.  

In fact, 70 per cent of the panel think DeFi and NFTs have given Ethereum a greater use case than Bitcoin. 

However Senior Lecturer at the University of Canberra John Hawkins points out that having more use cases won’t necessarily increase its value.  

“While ethereum has more uses than bitcoin it will likely be dragged down with it,” he adds. 
While more individuals are becoming interested in crypto – Finder’s recent research found 40 per cent of Brits aged 18-34 already own crypto – more than three quarters of the panel (77 per cent) say institutional investors will also invest in ethereum as they have done with bitcoin.  

YAP Global founder and CEO Samantha Yap also thinks ethereum will crack USD10,000 by the end of 2021.   
“After bitcoin gets mass adopted, ethereum will be next on people’s list,” she says.  

By 2025 ETH is expected to hit USD19,842 on average. 

University of East London senior lecturer Dr Iwa Salami gave an end-of-2025 forecast on par with the panel average at USD20,000. 

“Decentralised Finance, which is so far building an alternative financial system that is more accessible and democratised, is largely built through decentralised applications on the ethereum network. 

“These developments indicate the future of finance and are very promising and well-balanced regulation would facilitate the credibility of this growing industry,” she says.  

BitBull Capital COO Sarah Bergstrand thinks Ethereum will crack USD100,000 by 2025.  

“We are likely to see major upgrades to the Ethereum network this year, and those can be expected to push the price higher,” she comments.  

However the currency isn’t without risk – the overwhelming majority of the panel say the current ownership concentration on ETH presents a threat, with 24 per cent saying it’s a high risk to the currency, 55 per cent a moderate risk, and 18 per cent a low risk.  

62 per cent of panellists also think ethereum is somewhat threatened by other smart contract blockchains in that ethereum could lose some of its users. 

Alpha5 CEO Vishal Shah thinks ethereum value won’t change drastically over the next few years, with an end of 2025 forecast of USD4,000.  

“ETH should continue to perform, but it simply does not have the same scarcity benefits as BTC. Further, ETH is in a race against other protocols to overhaul its usability profile. There are faster, cheaper chains that are gaining traction and will likely rival ETH in the long run,” he says. 

Overall 59 per cent of panellists say it’s time to buy Ethereum, 28 per cent say hold off, and just 13 per cent say it’s time to sell.  

Did you like this article? We’re holding an online digital assets summit on 10 June. Click here to claim your place…

Latest News

Morningstar has published a review of the European ETF market for the first quarter 2024, which finds that it gathered..
ETF data consultant ETFGI reports that assets invested in the global ETF industry reached a new record of USD12.71 trillion..
Calastone has published an ETF white paper which examines several of the processes that take place across the lifecycle of..
Adapting product lines to fit into changing methodologies and meet shifting demand is essential to remaining relevant in the industry..

Related Articles

Kristen Mierzwa, FTSE Russell
Index Investments Group (IIG), a division within index provider FTSE Russell, has extended its range of indices through two new...
US ETF issuers of active ETFs are facing an increase in fees from the big custodian firms, such as Charles...
Taylor Krystkowiak, Themes ETFs
Themes ETFs opened its doors in December 2023, with an introductory suite of 11 ETFs – seven thematic and four...
Konrad Sippel, Solactive
At the end of March, financial index specialist, Solactive, published its 2024 annual report on future trends.  ...
Subscribe to the ETF Express newsletter

Subscribe for access to our weekly newsletter, newsletter archive, updates on the site and exclusive email content.

Marketing by