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An On-Chain Look at Ethereum's Liquid Staking Landscape

An On-Chain Look at Ethereum's Liquid Staking Landscape

Dec 2, 2022
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In this article, we uncover on-chain insights into the various ETH liquid staking protocols and the utilization of the tokens.

DeFi
Blockchain Analysis: The Collapse of Alameda and FTX

Blockchain Analysis: The Collapse of Alameda and FTX

Nov 17, 2022
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Nansen's research team dives into the collapse of Alameda and FTX using blockchain analytics

BNB Chain’s Cross-Chain Bridge Exploit Explained

BNB Chain’s Cross-Chain Bridge Exploit Explained

Oct 15, 2022
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Nansen's research team dives into the BNB Chain's Cross-Chain Bridge exploit and traces the attackers activity.

Blockchain
NFT Price Estimates Machine Learning Model

NFT Price Estimates Machine Learning Model

Oct 5, 2022
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In this article, we offer an in-depth explanation of our newly improved Price Estimates machine learning model and give insights into how it works.

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Tracking Sudoswap Marketplace Activity with Nansen

Tracking Sudoswap Marketplace Activity with Nansen

Sep 8, 2022
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Sudoswap introduces a new way to conceptualize NFT trades and transactions. Since its launch in July 2022, Sudoswap has experienced rapid growth.

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NFT Sales: Where did the ETH go?

NFT Sales: Where did the ETH go?

Aug 2, 2022
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Market participants spent approximately $2.7b on minting NFTs in the first half of 2022. What did the NFT projects do with the money they raised?

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Navigating Crypto’s Peaks and Troughs: Can We Have A Sentiment Indicator for NFTs? 

Navigating Crypto’s Peaks and Troughs: Can We Have A Sentiment Indicator for NFTs? 

Jul 1, 2022
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We assessed the stage of the cycle for crypto assets and also explored NFT-specific price action based on market participants’ sentiment.

NFT
On-Chain Forensics: Demystifying stETH's "De-peg"

On-Chain Forensics: Demystifying stETH's "De-peg"

Jun 29, 2022
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Nansen’s research team dives into the stETH “de-peg”, using on-chain data to identify key events dating back to the UST/LUNA period.

DeFi
Following the nerds: Understanding Smart Money Labels and how to use them

Following the nerds: Understanding Smart Money Labels and how to use them

Jun 21, 2022
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A living document that dives in-depth into each of the Smart Money segments we have, and an occasional alpha leak or two.

More than JPEGs: What is Clone X?

More than JPEGs: What is Clone X?

Jun 14, 2022
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In this article, we dive into Clone X to find out what they’re all about and look at on-chain data to see if the hype is real.

NFT
Blockchain Analysis: The Collapse of Alameda and FTX

Blockchain Analysis: The Collapse of Alameda and FTX

Nov 17, 2022
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Nansen's research team dives into the collapse of Alameda and FTX using blockchain analytics

BNB Chain’s Cross-Chain Bridge Exploit Explained

BNB Chain’s Cross-Chain Bridge Exploit Explained

Oct 15, 2022
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Nansen's research team dives into the BNB Chain's Cross-Chain Bridge exploit and traces the attackers activity.

Blockchain
NFT Price Estimates Machine Learning Model

NFT Price Estimates Machine Learning Model

Oct 5, 2022
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In this article, we offer an in-depth explanation of our newly improved Price Estimates machine learning model and give insights into how it works.

NFT
Tracking Sudoswap Marketplace Activity with Nansen

Tracking Sudoswap Marketplace Activity with Nansen

Sep 8, 2022
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Sudoswap introduces a new way to conceptualize NFT trades and transactions. Since its launch in July 2022, Sudoswap has experienced rapid growth.

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NFT Sales: Where did the ETH go?

NFT Sales: Where did the ETH go?

Aug 2, 2022
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Market participants spent approximately $2.7b on minting NFTs in the first half of 2022. What did the NFT projects do with the money they raised?

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Navigating Crypto’s Peaks and Troughs: Can We Have A Sentiment Indicator for NFTs? 

Navigating Crypto’s Peaks and Troughs: Can We Have A Sentiment Indicator for NFTs? 

Jul 1, 2022
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We assessed the stage of the cycle for crypto assets and also explored NFT-specific price action based on market participants’ sentiment.

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On-Chain Forensics: Demystifying stETH's "De-peg"

On-Chain Forensics: Demystifying stETH's "De-peg"

Jun 29, 2022
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Nansen’s research team dives into the stETH “de-peg”, using on-chain data to identify key events dating back to the UST/LUNA period.

DeFi
Following the nerds: Understanding Smart Money Labels and how to use them

Following the nerds: Understanding Smart Money Labels and how to use them

Jun 21, 2022
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A living document that dives in-depth into each of the Smart Money segments we have, and an occasional alpha leak or two.

More than JPEGs: What is Clone X?

More than JPEGs: What is Clone X?

Jun 14, 2022
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In this article, we dive into Clone X to find out what they’re all about and look at on-chain data to see if the hype is real.

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More than JPEGs: What is Clone X?

More than JPEGs: What is Clone X?

Jun 14, 2022
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In this article, we dive into Clone X to find out what they’re all about and look at on-chain data to see if the hype is real.

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Inside the Mind of an Ape: Fiskantes

Inside the Mind of an Ape: Fiskantes

Jun 6, 2022
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The Nansen team interviews and analyzes the wallet of one of the top traders in crypto.

On-Chain Forensics:  Demystifying TerraUSD De-peg

On-Chain Forensics: Demystifying TerraUSD De-peg

May 27, 2022
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Nansen's research team dives into the UST de-peg, using on-chain evidence to dispel the myth of a single malicious attacker on Terra.

DeFi
More than JPEGs: How Bored Ape Yacht Club Built an NFT Empire

More than JPEGs: How Bored Ape Yacht Club Built an NFT Empire

May 11, 2022
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In this article, we dive into the world of the Apes to find out what they’re all about and look at on-chain data to see if the hype is real.

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Things to look out for when investing in cryptocurrencies

Things to look out for when investing in cryptocurrencies

May 5, 2022
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In this article, we break down key factors and metrics to look out for when carrying out due diligence into a crypto project as well as how you can use Nansen to surface the signal and conduct due diligence.

Guides
Money Under the Bridge

Money Under the Bridge

Apr 26, 2022
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Can bridge flows predate token price movements? We explore this concept in this article and share the results with you.

Smart Money
Solana: Scalability through speed

Solana: Scalability through speed

Apr 14, 2022
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Solana is taking its own approach to achieve scalability, focusing on achieving speeds that rival centralized systems while being censorship resistant and decentralized in the long run. In this article, we dive into what Solana is and what the future holds for the blockchain.

Blockchain
Trading Crypto with Nansen Smart Money

Trading Crypto with Nansen Smart Money

Apr 8, 2022
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Wondering if you can get market beating returns by following Smart Money on Nansen? We put the theory to the test and share our results in this article.

Smart Money
Nansen's Coverage of NFTs on Arbitrum One: A Deep Dive

Nansen's Coverage of NFTs on Arbitrum One: A Deep Dive

Apr 1, 2022
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Nansen’s on-chain insights point to the growing adoption of NFTs on Arbitrum One via the Treasure Marketplace.

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