Research

Data-driven analysis on blockchains, decentralized applications, and market segments

  1. Who earns fees in crypto?
    Who earns fees in crypto?

    Who earns fees in crypto?

    An overview of the blockchains and dapps that generate the most fees, and an illustration how those fees are distributed between the protocol and its supply-side participants.

  2. Is crypto dead?
    Is crypto dead?

    Is crypto dead?

    It's not. Let's explore the state of crypto through the lens of fundamentals.

  3. DeFi Exploits: Trends, Patterns, and Lessons Learnt
    DeFi Exploits: Trends, Patterns, and Lessons Learnt

    DeFi Exploits: Trends, Patterns, and Lessons Learnt

    Over $4.2B has been stolen over the past two years due to lacking security practices. This article explores trends and patterns behind these exploits, including the most common root causes.

  4. The Definitive Guide to Crypto Domain Names
    The Definitive Guide to Crypto Domain Names

    The Definitive Guide to Crypto Domain Names

    Crypto Domain Names provide two main benefits: (1) a transparent infrastructure for access to and maintenance of new domain names, and (2) mapping of non-human friendly blockchain addresses to human friendly ones.

  5. The state of Arbitrum: Scaling Ethereum
    The state of Arbitrum: Scaling Ethereum

    The state of Arbitrum: Scaling Ethereum

    Arbitrum is an optimistic rollup designed to scale the Ethereum ecosystem. It increases Ethereum’s throughput by performing some off-chain computation and data storage before settling transactions in batches on the Ethereum Mainnet.