Insights from ConsenSys

Insights and White Papers on Finance and Commerce

  • Defi Web3 for Orgs Report
    Defi Web3 for Orgs Report
    DeFi and Web3 for Organizations
    The institutional DeFi world is at an incredibly exciting moment in its adoption cycle. The time is ripe for your organization to learn about the experience of first movers, the emerging opportunities in the DeFi space, and how best to start engaging.
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    The Web3 Report
    The DeFi data, context, NFTs, tools, and trends that defined Web3 in Summer 2021.
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    Q2 DEFI REPORT featured Cover
    The Q2 2021 Ethereum DeFi Report
    An analysis of Ethereum’s decentralized finance ecosystem in Q2 2021 by ConsenSys Codefi.
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Cryptoeconomic Research from ConsenSys

Read analysis and content focusing on the DeFi and Web3 markets, token engineering, DAO and Web3 participation, and on-chain investment strategy.

Cryptoeconomic Research from ConsenSys

Technical Blockchain Reports from ConsenSys Research

  • ConsenSys measuring blockchain decentralization feature
    ConsenSys measuring blockchain decentralization feature

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    Measuring Blockchain Decentralization
    Part 3 of the ConsenSys Research Interoperability Series. Originally delivered as a talk at Devcon V, this article identifies and quantifies metrics of decentralization on the Ethereum mainnet with visualizations and robust data.
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    maximally decentralized blockchain settlement layer thumb

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    The Maximally Decentralized Blockchain Settlement Layer
    Part 2 of the ConsenSys Research Interoperability Series (Part 1: Avoiding Blockchain Balkanization). A look at the longstanding dangers of protocol maximalism and the improbability of one blockchain arising as universally superior. This article situates the “settlement” argument—the viewpoint that the future will be comprised of a multitude of different blockchains, all of which are underpinned by a maximally-decentralized protocol.
  • Balkanization
    Balkanization

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    Avoiding Blockchain Balkanization
    Part 1 of the ConsenSys Research Interoperability Series. A historical look at the evolution of the Internet and the emergence of siloed and disparate protocols. This piece explores early industry warnings about the dangers of balkanization and looks at the blockchain industry’s worrisome adoption towards a similar mindset.

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