datonomy


datonomy


Classification system for Digital Assets 

 Coin Metrics, Goldman Sachs and MSCI collaborated to create a consistent, standardized way for market participants to analyze the digital assets ecosystem.

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Digital Asset Transparency


Datonomy offers a new level of transparency into how the market is moving and serves as a powerful foundation for portfolio performance measurement, risk management, reporting, and investment strategy creation.

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Classification System


Class

Sector

Sub-Sector

Digital Currencies
Value Transfer Coins
Value Transfer Coins
Specialized Coins
Meme Coins, Privacy Coins, Remittance Coins
Blockchain Infrastructure
Smart Contract Platforms
Smart Contract Platforms
Blockchain Utilities
Network Scaling, Cross-Chain Interoperability, Blockchain Networks
Application Utilities
Oracles, Digital Identity, Governance Tools, Software Development
Digital Asset Applications
Decentralized Finance
Decentralized Exchanges, Derivatives Trading, Decentralized Lending, Stablecoin Issuers, Prediction Markets, Asset Management, Crowd Funding, Insurance
Intermediated Finance
Intermediated Lending, Payment Platforms, Private Exchanges
Business Services
Professional Services, Enterprise Solutions
Information Technology
Data Services, Compute & Private Storage, Wallets & Messaging, Internet of Things
Metaverse
Virtual Worlds, Gaming, NFT Ecosystems
Media Services
Advertising, Content & Streaming
On-chain Derivatives
Stablecoins
Fiat-Backed Stablecoins, Crypto-Backed Stablecoins, Algorithmic Stablecoins
Tokenized Assets
Asset-Baked Tokens, Synthetic Tokens
Claim Tokens
Liquidity Pool Tokens, Staked Tokens

Features


Industry Standard Classification

  • Intuitive structure reflects market perception and industry norms
  • Expressive nodes are mutually exclusive and collectively exhaustive
  • Designed for flexibility and industry evolution

Created by Market Leaders

  • Collaboration by MSCI, Goldman Sachs and Coin Metrics
  • datonomy co-creators represent leaders in index governance, FS markets, and digital asset data/intelligence

Integrated Data Offering

  • Seamlessly integrate datonomy and Coin Metrics data sets leveraging a single API and ticker nomenclature
  • Create sector analytics, investment strategies and indexes by combining datonomy with CM reference rates, market data and on-chain data

Robust Governance

  • MSCI, as datonomy administrator, uses a control framework designed to enhance the integrity of the taxonomy and asset classification

Research & Media


Read and hear about datonomy in the news.

Goldman Sachs Looks to Impose Order

CNBC

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The investment bank is set to unveil a data service created with global index provider MSCI crypto data firm Coin Metrics that seeks to classify hundreds of digital coins and tokens so institutional investors can make sense of the new asset class, according to executives at the three firms.

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Goldman Sachs, MSCI, and Coin Metrics Introduce  DatonomyTM 

Business Wire

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The new framework for digital assets classification is designed to provide investors, service providers, developers, and researchers a way to help monitor market trends, analyze portfolio risk and returns, and help build new products.

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Disclaimer


Datonomy™ is owned and administered by MSCI and was developed by Goldman Sachs, MSCI, and Coin Metrics. None of Goldman Sachs, MSCI, Coin Metrics or any other party involved in or related to compiling, computing or creating datonomy makes any express or implied warranties or representations with respect to datonomy (or the results to be obtained by the use thereof), and all such parties hereby expressly disclaim all warranties of originality, accuracy, completeness, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose with respect to datonomy. Datonomy does not constitute investment advice, is not a solicitation or recommendation to buy or sell, or an endorsement of, any assets, does not assess, classify or make any statement regarding the regulatory status or standing of an asset, and no assurance is provided of the results of any investment or investment strategy using datonomy. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall Goldman Sachs, MSCI, or Coin Metrics, or any of their affiliates or any third party involved in or related to compiling, computing, creating or licensing the data have any liability for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, consequential or any other damages (including lost profits) even if notified of the possibility of such damages. No further distribution, dissemination or use of datonomy is permitted without the express written consent of one of Goldman Sachs, MSCI, or Coin Metrics, including using datonomy for investment purposes.