Read the full report Use the offer code NFTQ3 for a free month of Messari Pro! In the world of Web3, Q3 was defined by the growth of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the rise of community tokens. Cumulative lifetime NFT sales volume exceeded $130million. This was sparked by the various implementati...
Read the full report for a recap of the most critical developments from DeFi’s wildest quarter to date. Use the offer code DEFIQ3 to get a free month of Messari Pro! It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. In Q3, liquidity mining drove both DeFi usage and token prices to all-time hi...
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19 octubre 2020
3 coins to keep an eye on | Issue #100
Last week, Bitcoin continued its sideways chop over a 4.97% range, climbing 1.30% from its opening price to close the week near $11,520. Uncertainty over the COVID-19 second wave and the US stimulus and election continue to discourage market participants from aggressive trend-setting buying or selling. The altcoin marke...
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16 octubre 2020
Dreams of DCEP-tion
This week, 10 million DCEP worth about $1.5 million was airdropped to 50,000 randomly selected people. While that sentence reads like a 2017 CoinDesk byline, DCEP is not your run of the mill shitcoin; it’s China’s digital currency (DCEP stands for Digital Currency - Electronic Payment). To dish ou...
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12 octubre 2020
Why Blockchains Matter
The second in a series from our engineering team focused on the intersection of money and technology. Check out Part I from Diran on Messari's Uniswap integration here. Check out our open engineering roles here. Bitcoin not Blockchain. Or Blockchain not Bitcoin? It wasn't until the summer DeFi c...
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12 octubre 2020
3 coins to keep an eye on | Issue #99
Aggressive Bitcoin bears found themselves liquidated during this week's 9.23% climb while late bulls pile in at the top of the weekend pump. The weakening USD suggests a risk-on environment, creating an overall bullish tone for most markets. The altcoin marketcap climbed alongside Bitcoin from $144 billion to nearly $150 b...
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09 octubre 2020
Square's Bitcoin Investment Thesis
On Thursday, October 8th, the next number for bitcoin’s institutional bull market narrative bingo was drawn. It started back in May when billionaire hedge fund pioneer Paul Tudor Jones predicted that bitcoin would be the “fastest horse” in an economy primed for inflation amidst unprecedented moneta...
With the rise of Uniswap, Messari was presented with the challenge of providing real-time and historical data for this thriving AMM (automated market-maker). While data reporting infrastructure around centralized exchanges is relatively mature, the same is not the case for decentralized exchanges. ...
The total value of Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) has surpassed the billion-dollar mark as the demand for bitcoin Ethereum continues to surge. The BitGo-custodied tokens have exploded over the last few months as bitcoin holders look to put their assets to productive use in the ever-expanding world of DeFi. ...
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05 octubre 2020
3 coins to keep an eye on | Issue #98
Bitcoin's price continues to compress with the week closing near $10,770, a moderate 1.29% drop from it's open. Marketwide uncertainty and a barrage of news with conflicting outcomes left many traders on the sidelines. The altcoin marketcap ended the week in a neutral state near $141 billion after ranging between $147 bill...

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