Research & Insights

Recent reports put together by the research team at Grayscale.

Research & Insights

A Primer on Decentralized Finance (DeFi)

Decentralized Finance (“DeFi”) has become ubiquitous with digital assets, but what is it? In this short piece, we’ll attempt to answer these questions by providing an overview of decentralized finance, discussing use cases, and examining several native tokens associated with well-known DeFi protocols.

Digital Large Cap Fund Methodology

The Digital Large Cap Fund currently maintains a market capitalization weighted portfolio of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Chainlink, and Litecoin, providing coverage over approximately 70% of the market.

An Introduction to Brave

Brave is a privacy-focused internet browser that aims to change the digital advertising relationship with customers.

An Introduction to Chainlink

Through a wide network of nodes, Chainlink facilitates the transfer of data from off-chain sources to on-chain applications, in what is commonly referred to as an oracle service.

An Introduction to Decentraland

Decentraland is a blockchain-based virtual world that allows users to build their own tools, games, content, and markets, among other things.

An Introduction to Filecoin

Filecoin connects customers and data storage providers from around the world to achieve an efficient and robust marketplace for data storage needs.

An Introduction to Livepeer

Livepeer is a decentralized video transcoding network that aims to enable cost effective, resilient, and censorship resistant video streaming.

2020 Investor Study

Since its inception more than a decade ago, Bitcoin has become a popular topic of discussion for investors, advisors, financial institutions, service providers, regulators, and policymakers. As Bitcoin continues to reach a broader mainstream audience, Grayscale is tracking changing attitudes and perspectives around Bitcoin.

Grayscale by the Numbers: Performance Reports

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