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The crypto market downturn explained: a macro outlook

Around the Block from Coinbase Ventures sheds light on key trends in crypto. Written by Connor Dempsey. Data by Mike Cohen.TLDR:Central Banks and governments responded to the March 2020 COVID market shock with unprecedented interest rate cuts, money...

The crypto market downturn explained

Around the Block from Coinbase Ventures sheds light on key trends in crypto. Written by Connor Dempsey. Data by Mike Cohen.TLDR:Central Banks and governments responded to the March 2020 COVID market shock with unprecedented interest rate cuts, money...

Coinbase Ventures Q1 recap and market outlook

Around the Block from Coinbase Ventures sheds light on key trends in crypto. Written by Connor DempseyTLDR:Despite the market downturn, Q1 was another highly active quarter for crypto venture funding.On the infrastructure side, we’re seeing a ton of...

Ventures’ Takeaways from ETH Denver

The last time ETH Denver was held in person, ETH’s market cap stood at $30B, DeFi hadn’t had its breakout summer, and few people outside of the 6,000 attendees knew what an NFT was. Fast forward to 2022 and a 10x in ETH’s market cap, the rise of NFTs...

Crypto’s 69 most interesting charts from 2021

As most of us were enjoying some R&R over Christmas break, Coinbase Cloud protocol specialist Elias Simos was scouring the web for the most interesting crypto charts of 2021: 69 of them to be exact.In the latest Around The Block podcast, we sit d...

Reflecting on Coinbase Ventures’ record year in 2021

Around the Block from Coinbase Ventures sheds light on key trends in crypto. Written by Connor Dempsey, Ryan Yi & Justin Mart.2021 was a historic year for both crypto markets and venture capital funding. Driven in part by institutional inflows, B...

A simple guide to the Web3 stack

Web3 is the latest buzzword to see an uptick in interest in recent months — What does it actually mean?Around the Block from Coinbase Ventures sheds light on key trends in crypto. Written by Connor Dempsey, Angie Wang & Justin Mart.A lot of defin...

Around the Block #14: DeFi insurance

Around the Block sheds light on key issues in the crypto space. In this edition Justin Mart and Ryan Yi share a deep dive on DeFi insurance.Where are all the DeFi insurance markets?Insurance may not be the most exciting part of crypto, but it is a ke...