Crypto Spotlight Reports

Each week, we cast the spotlight on a cryptocurrency that’s caught our interest.

We cover what the project is all about, recent developments, what’s ahead, on-chain & sentiment data plus loads more!

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Assets are great for kickstarting your interest in a project or complementing your existing research. These reports are not “picks”, they are just another ‘tool in your toolbox’ for conducting your own research and analysis.

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  • 1INCH

    1inch (1INCH)

    A DEX aggregator that finds the best possible paths for a token swap.

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  • 0x (ZRX)

    An open protocol that facilitates trustless, low-friction exchange of Ethereum-based tokens.

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  • Altered State Machine

    Altered State Machine (ASTO)

    A platform creating ownership of A.I NFTs to expand NFT utility.

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  • Axie Infinity

    Axie Infinity (AXS)

    Pokémon-inspired digital pet universe built on Ethereum.

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  • Alchemix Finance (ALCX)

    A DeFi protocol enabling the creation of synthetic tokens that represent the future yield of a deposit.

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  • Avalanche

    Avalanche (AVAX)

    An open-source platform for launching dApps and interoperable blockchains.

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  • ARCX

    ARCx (ARCX)

    A synthetic asset protocol that unlocks the liquidity of interest-earning assets through STABLEx, a native stablecoin.

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    Augur (REP)

    A decentralised prediction market for creating markets and predicting the outcome of future events.

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  • Arweave

    Arweave (AR)

    A distributed, cryptographically verified permanent archive built on a cryptocurrency that aims to, for the first time, provide feasible data permanence.

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  • Aragon

    Aragon (ANT)

    The Aragon Network provides infrastructure and essential services to DAOs via decentralised protocols.

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  • Aave

    Aave (LEND)

    A non-custodial protocol to earn interest on deposits and borrow cryptocurrencies with a variable or stable interest rate.

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  • Bankless

    Bankless DAO (BANK)

    The first media and culture-centric DAO.

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  • Barnbridge

    BarnBridge (BOND)

    A tokenised risk protocol on Ethereum

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  • Badger

    Badger DAO (BADGER)

    A DAO designed to bring bitcoin to DeFi.

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  • Band Protocol

    Band Protocol (BAND)

    A cross-chain data oracle platform that aggregates and connects real-world data and APIs to smart contracts.

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  • Bancor 3

    Bancor (BNT)

    An on-chain liquidity protocol enabling automated, decentralised exchange on Ethereum and across blockchains.

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  • Balancer

    Balancer (BAL)

    A generalised AMM built on Ethereum that allows anyone a flexible and programmable way to earn trading fees on their portfolio.

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  • Cosmos Network 2

    Cosmos (ATOM)

    An expanding network of interconnected blockchains and distributed ledgers.

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    Curve (CRV)

    An Ethereum-based AMM that optimises for trades among stablecoins and other synthetic assets that are similarly priced.

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  • Compound 2

    Compound (COMP)

    An Ethereum-based protocol enabling anyone to borrow and lend cryptocurrencies without relying on third parties.

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  • Cardano 2

    Cardano (ADA)

    A proof-of-stake blockchain network based on peer-reviewed research created through partnerships with some of the world’s leading universities.

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  • Celo

    Celo (CELO)

    A permissionless, proof-of-stake layer-one smart contract platform that is EVM-compatible.

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  • ChainLink

    Chainlink (LINK)

    A decentralised oracle network.

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  • dHEDGE

    dHEDGE (DHT)

    A non-custodial, decentralised asset management on Ethereum and powered by Synthetix.

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  • Decentraland

    Decentraland (MANA)

    The first-ever decentralised virtual world.

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  • DerivaDEX

    DerivaDEX (DDX)

    A derivatives DEX on Ethereum.

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  • Decred

    Decred (DCR)

    A blockchain network designed with strong focus on community input, open governance and sustainable funding for development.

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    Ethereum Name Service (ENS)

    A decentralised and open naming system on Ethereum.

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  • Enjin

    Enjin (ENJ)

    A protocol which lets users create, manage, trade, store, explore, distribute and integrate blockchain-powered assets like in-game collectibles.

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  • Enigma

    Enigma (ENG)

    A decentralised, open-source protocol that lets anyone perform computations on encrypted data, bringing privacy to smart contracts and public blockchains.

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  • Forefront (FF)

    In this week’s Crypto Spotlight Report we look at Forefront (FF), a popular social token community specialising in social tokens and Web3.

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  • Friends With Benefits

    Friends With Benefits (FWB)

    A tokenised social community at the intersection of cryptocurrency, technology and culture

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  • Fantom

    Fantom (FTM)

    Smart contract platform providing ledger services to businesses and dApps.

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  • Flow

    Flow (FLOW)

    A smart contract platform focussed on creating a fast, decentralised and developer-friendly blockchain.

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  • Futureswap

    Futureswap (FST)

    A decentralised AMM perpetual futures platform for trading any ERC-20 token with up to 20x leverage.

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  • Gitcoin

    Gitcoin (GTC)

    A protocol for building and funding digital public goods on Ethereum.

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  • Gnosis

    Gnosis (GNO)

    A permissionless, decentralised exchange that pools limit orders of different tokens.

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  • Helium

    Helium (HNT)

    Is a globally distributed network of miners that create public, low-cost and long-range wireless coverage for internet of things (‘IoT’) devices.

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  • Handshake

    Handshake (HNS)

    A public blockchain for decentralised domain name registration, authentication and analysis.

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  • Immutable X

    Immutable X (IMX)

    An Ethereum scaling solution for NFTs and gaming.

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  • Illuvium

    Illuvium (ILV)

    An upcoming RPG collection and auto-battler game on Ethereum. It's an open-world narrative-driven exploration game.

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  • Internet Computer

    Internet Computer (ICP)

    Computing infrastructure for building and deploying secure, autonomous and tamper-proof software programs.

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  • Indexed Finance

    Indexed Finance (NDX)

    Decentralised protocol for passive portfolio management on Ethereum.

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    Kwenta (KWENTA)

    A Synthetix-powered platform for trading synthetic real-world and crypto assets with ‘infinite liquidity’ and no slippage.

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  • Kusama 1

    Kusama (KSM)

    A permissionless experiential network that acts as a testing ground for developers.

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  • Kyber 1

    Kyber (KNC)

    An on-chain liquidity protocol that aggregates liquidity from a wide range of reserves, powering instant and secure token exchange in any dApp.

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  • Kava 1

    Kava (KAVA)

    A cross-chain DeFi platform offering collateralised loans and stablecoins to users of major cryptocurrencies.

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  • LidoDAO

    Lido DAO (LDO)

    A liquid staking solution for Ethereum 2.0 (‘Eth2’), Terra and other PoS blockchains.

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  • Livepeer

    Livepeer (LPT)

    Decentralised video streaming network on Ethereum.

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  • Loom

    Loom Network (LOOM)

    A multi-chain interoperability platform for highly scalable dApps.

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  • Luna

    Luna (LUNA)

    Terra is a protocol to create decentralised stablecoins. Native to Terra is the LUNA token as well as a collection of fiat-pegged stablecoins.

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  • Loopring

    Loopring (LRC)

    An open-source protocol for building non-custodial exchanges.

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  • Maple Finance

    Maple Finance (MPL)

    Decentralised corporate debt marketplace which grants institutions access to quick liquidity and capital.

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  • Melon 2

    Melon (MLN)

    An Ethereum-based protocol for decentralised on-chain asset management.

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  • Maker

    Maker (MKR)

    A platform that enables anyone to leverage their cryptocurrencies to generate Dai stablecoins through so-called ‘Vaults’.

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  • Nouns DAO

    Nouns DAO (Nouns)

    Generative pixel-based character NFTs that grant owners access to the NounsDAO.

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  • Nine Chronicles

    Nine Chronicles (NCG)

    An upcoming free-to-play RPG, built on its own native blockchain.

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  • Near Protocol

    NEAR Protocol (NEAR)

    A decentralised compute and storage platform built on top of a public, sharded, proof-of-stake blockchain.

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  • Nexus Mutual (NXM)

    An Ethereum-based, protocol-enabled mutual insurance fund. Nexus Mutual operates as a discretionary mutual.

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  • Numerai

    Numerai (NMR)

    A new kind of hedge fund powered by a data science tournament.

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  • Nexus (NXS)

    An open-source technology and digital currency, built by a global network of Internet pioneers, software engineers and community contributors.

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  • OMG Network

    OMG Network (OMG)

    A decentralised, public network designed for high throughput, low-cost peer-to-peer transactions.

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  • Opyn

    Opyn

    A smart contract-based insurance platform.

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  • Orchid

    Orchid (OXT)

    An Ethereum-based peer-to-peer privacy tool that puts users in control of their Internet connection.

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  • Pendle Finance

    Pendle (PENDLE)

    A protocol tokenising future yield on Ethereum.

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  • PoolTogether

    PoolTogether (POOL)

    A no-loss, audited savings game powered by blockchain technology.

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  • Polygon MATIC

    Polygon (MATIC)

    A layer-2 protocol and framework for building and connecting Ethereum-compatible blockchains.

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  • Polkadot

    Polkadot (DOT)

    A scalable multi-chain blockchain.

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    Ren (REN)

    An open protocol that enables the permissionless and private transfer of value between any blockchain.

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  • RED FOX LABS RFOX

    RedFOX Labs (RFOX)

    A venture builder creating innovative blockchain solutions in Southeast Asia’s emerging markets.

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    RAI (RAI)

    The first-ever reflex bond by Reflexer Labs that is intended as a better collateral instrument for DeFi.

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  • RocketPool

    Rocket Pool (RPL)

    A first-of-its-kind Ethereum proof-of-stake infrastructure service that will allow users to earn rewards on their ETH holdings using the beacon chain.

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  • Solrise Finance

    Solrise Finance (SLRS)

    An asset management and investment protocol built on Solana.

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  • Sherlock

    Sherlock (SHER)

    A risk management platform designed to provide DeFi protocols with coverage and security analysis for smart contract exploits built on Ethereum.

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  • SuperRare RARE

    SuperRare (RARE)

    An NFT marketplace built on Ethereum.

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  • Saffron Finance

    Saffron Finance (SFI)

    A decentralised yield optimiser focused on providing various tranches of risk for liquidity providers.

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  • SushiSwap

    SushiSwap (SUSHI)

    SushiSwap is an AMM and DEX running on Ethereum with all major changes to the protocol governed by community vote—and designed to add extended functionality than Uniswap.

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    Stacks (STX)

    Stacks is a full-stack decentralised computing network designed to promote data ownership and user privacy.

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  • Synthetix (SNX)

    A decentralised synthetic asset issuance protocol built on Ethereum.

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  • Solana

    Solana (SOL)

    A high-performance blockchain that can enable growing dApps and systems to scale.

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  • Set Protocol

    Set Protocol 

    A protocol which bundles individual ERC-20 tokens into tokenised baskets that are programmed to automatically restructure based on any management or trading logic.

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  • Strike

    Strike (SKE) 

    A decentralised perpetual swaps trading protocol for every asset with AMMs and an in-built liquidity reserve which backs and secures the AMMs.

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  • Storj

    Storj (STORJ)

    A decentralised system of distributed object storing, which keeps information encrypted at a fraction of the cost of centralised cloud storage providers.

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    TOKEMAK (TOKE)

    A DeFi protocol providing a source of sustainable DeFi liquidity for new projects, exchanges or DAOs.

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  • TracerDAO

    Tracer Finance (TCR)

    A derivative infrastructure built on Arbitrum.

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  • Thales 1

    Thales

    A binary options trading platform on Ethereum and plans to be a hub for creating binary options markets, swapping binary option position tokens on decentralised limit order books.

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  • Tezos

    Tezos (XTZ)

    Tezos is a self-amending blockchain designed to host smart contracts and dApps.

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  • Theta

    Theta Network (THETA)

    A blockchain-based video delivery network built from the ground up for video and data relaying.

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  • The Graph

    The Graph (GRT)

    An indexing protocol for organising and efficiently accessing data from blockchains and storage networks.

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  • ThorChain

    THORChain (RUNE)

    A decentralised liquidity network to facilitate cross-chain liquidity pools with no pegged or wrapped tokens.

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    Universe (XYZ)

    An NFT platform on Ethereum aimed at being a creator-focused hub, with embedded community-building mechanics for artists and fans.

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  • Uniswap

    Uniswap (UNI)

    A DEX and AMM deployed on Ethereum that uses liquidity pools instead of order books to facilitate ERC-20 token swaps.

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  • Uma

    UMA (UMA)

    A decentralised financial contracts platform built to enable universal market access.

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    Yield Guild (YGG)

    A DAO for investing in NFTs used in virtual worlds and games built on Ethereum.

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  • YAM 1

    Yam Finance (YAM)

    DAO that builds DeFi products.

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    yearn.finance (YFI)

    A DeFi yield aggregator to maximise depositors' yield across DeFi protocols like Aave, dYdX and Compound.

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  • ZedRun

    ZED RUN

    An NFT horse-racing game on Ethereum, offering users the ability to buy, sell, race and breed their own collection (stables) of racehorses.

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