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.

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.

Valuing Bitcoin

Making Sense of Bitcoin’s Value

Professional investors should feel confident navigating a conversation around Bitcoin. As this asset continues to pervade advisory conversations and investment committee meetings, the unique qualities Bitcoin possesses can make valuation a daunting task.

Bitcoin’s Quantitative Tightening

Bitcoin’s Quantitative Tightening

As the world grapples with COVID-19, it’s important for investors to understand the effects of government monetary and fiscal intervention, particularly in the context of digital currencies like Bitcoin and the unique attributes they possess.

Valuing Ethereum

With activity growing on Ethereum, a public blockchain that facilitates the execution of complex autonomous applications, investors are wondering how exactly to value the native asset of the network, Ether. In August, Grayscale released a report on Valuing Bitcoin to help investors understand why Bitcoin has value and how they can monitor important underlying metrics.

An Introduction to Zcash

Zcash

Zcash is a decentralized, peer-to-peer (P2P) digital currency and payment network equipped with privacy- and security-enhanced features.

Bitcoin & the Rise of Digital Gold

Bitcoin & The Rise of Digital Gold

Over the last decade, Bitcoin has grown from a small-scale experiment into the dominant leader of a new asset class with the potential to revolutionize many aspects of our lives.

2019 Investor Study

Bitcoin investor study 2019

Since its introduction in 2009, Bitcoin has steadily grown in popularity and today has expanded its reach to a broad mainstream audience. Now, a new joint survey from Grayscale Investments and Q8 Research provides a deeper level of insight into investors’ interests, perceptions, and misconceptions about investing in Bitcoin.

Using Bitcoin to Hedge Against Global Financial Crises

Using Bitcoin to Hedge

Financial crises are happening more frequently and span across many geopolitical regions. For example, during the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) between October 2007 and March 2009, the S&P 500 and several of its global equity counterparts lost more than half of their value, erasing decades of wealth accumulation and challenging our understanding of market efficiency and systemic risk.