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Insight from the crypto sector’s top research teams and analysts to help make sense of this rapidly evolving industry.

Over 100+ slides, CoinDesk Research covers the main developments over Q1 2021 in crypto markets, covering Bitcoin, Ethereum, DeFi, stablecoins and – of course – NFTs. Download the report to see how retail investors are picking up market momentum, how Ethereum activity is not being driven by NFTs as much as you might think, how […]

News

What are the different value propositions of bitcoin and ether? How do they behave in the market, and how does their infrastructure differ? What do on-chain metrics tell us about their differences? This report from CoinDesk research dives into these questions and more.

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This quarterly review of the decentralized application (dapp) industry shows astonishing growth (over 600%), as NFT excitement proved that the blockchain industry is about more than decentralized finance (DeFi).

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Arcane Research takes a deep dive into the crypto lending industry, focusing on bitcoin’s emerging role as an ideal collateral asset, given its liquidity, lack of counterparty and credit risk, ease of transfer, full finality and more.

Reports

This quarterly review of the decentralized application (dapp) industry shows astonishing growth (over 600%), as NFT excitement proved that the blockchain industry is about more than decentralized finance (DeFi).

Kaiko’s latest monthly report looks back at the milestones and trends of one of the most consequential quarters in the history of crypto markets, looking at BTC volumes, stablecoins, altcoins, liquidity and much more.

Over 100+ slides, CoinDesk Research covers the main developments over Q1 2021 in crypto markets, covering Bitcoin, Ethereum, DeFi, stablecoins and – of course – NFTs. Download the report to see how retail investors are picking up market momentum, how Ethereum activity is not being driven by NFTs as much as you might think, how […]

Webinars

Bitcoin’s market cap passed the symbolic $1 trillion mark this quarter after starting the year at a 12-month high. While prices were generally bullish for bitcoin throughout the quarter, the crypto asset’s market dominance measured as a percentage of total industry market capitalization continues at a downtrend, ceding ground to ether. In this 30-minute webinar, […]

While celebrity involvement in NFTs and soaring valuations have recently generated mainstream media attention, over the past several years a new internet infrastructure has emerged that could transform the fundamental underpinnings of content creation, ownership and distribution. What does this infrastructure look like today and where is it going? Does it have what it takes […]

“There’s no reward without risk.” This is a familiar saying in the world of investing that is used to explain why certain financial assets with a high market volatility often result in higher returns for its holders. When looking at the emerging asset class of cryptocurrencies, the high returns of the two largest coins by […]