State of Blockchain Reports

CoinDesk’s State of blockchain reports aim to provide an overview of key blockchain technology trends, challenges, and opportunities, while also highlighting the most important developments in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. New reports are released at the end of every quarter and are free for CoinDesk email subscribers.

State of Blockchains: Bitcoin (BTC) Fees

| Peter Ryan

Transaction fees make the bitcoin blockchain go round. The miners are compensated for their efforts, not only through inflationary block rewards but…

State of Blockchains: Community Perspectives

| Peter Ryan

Every quarter, CoinDesk Research surfaces the key data, trends, and events with its State of Blockchains reports. As our research efforts evolve and…

CoinDesk Releases Q2 2018 State of Blockchain Report

| Nolan Bauerle and Peter Ryan

To use crypto parlance, Q2 was a painful time if you were HODLing – but a productive one if you were BUIDLing, our quarterly research report shows.

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CoinDesk Releases 2018 Blockchain Industry Report

| Nolan Bauerle and Peter Ryan

Credit card-driven crypto buying is rare, and ICOs pale compared to airdrops and chain forks. Find these and other insights in our quarterly report.

6 Trends From CoinDesk’s New 2017 State of Blockchain Out Today

| Bradley Miles

The 2017 State of Blockchain report examines key trends, data and events in the industry over the last year. Here are 6 takeaways.

CoinDesk Research: Speculation Driving Boom in Blockchain ‘ICOs’

| Alex Sunnarborg

CoinDesk Research highlights the key findings from its first ‘Spotlight Study’ of 2017: an in-depth look at the blockchain token sales or ICOs.

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CoinDesk Research Releases ‘Blockchains for Insurance’ Report

| CoinDesk

CoinDesk Research has released its new 44-page research report on the intersection between blockchain tech and the insurance industry.

459 Million Bitcoins: Exchange Volume Reached Peak Levels in Q4

| Bradley Miles

The fourth quarter of 2016 was a volatile period for the price of bitcoin, as speculation increased and exchange-traded volume reached peak levels.

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6 Takeaways From CoinDesk’s Q3 State of Blockchain

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk Research has released its full Q3 State of Blockchain, featuring nearly 100 slides of industry data.

State of Blockchain Q1 2016: Blockchain Funding Overtakes Bitcoin

| Garrick Hileman

CoinDesk has released its latest "State of Blockchain" report, analyzing news and events from Q1 2016.