Lead Data Engineer

Antoine Le Calvez is Lead Blockchain Data Engineer at Coin Metrics where he is working on network data products. Antoine has been analyzing blockchains since 2014 when he created p2sh.info (now txstats.com). Prior to joining Coin Metrics, he worked at Blockchain.com.

Understanding Total Value Locked (TVL)

By |2021-07-27T12:58:44+00:00July 27, 2021|Antoine Le Calvez, Kyle Waters, Lucas Nuzzi, State of the Network|

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has become one of the industry’s most vibrant topics, with dozens of new projects launching on a monthly basis. DeFi applications essentially enable the creation of financial contracts that are automatically executed. Broadly speaking, these contracts facilitate [...]

Analyzing the Fallout from the BitMEX Lawsuits

By |2021-02-06T02:28:17+00:00October 13, 2020|Antoine Le Calvez, State of the Network|

On October 1st, the CFTC and Department of Justice jointly announced charges filed against BitMEX’s owners and operators. The CFTC is alleging they were illegally operating a derivatives trading platform and the Department of Justice that they violated various parts of the [...]

Analyzing the Fallout from the BitMEX Lawsuits (Full Length)

By |2021-02-05T21:27:46+00:00October 13, 2020|Antoine Le Calvez, Original Research|

On October 1st, the CFTC and Department of Justice jointly announced charges filed against BitMEX’s owners and operators. The CFTC is alleging they were illegally operating a derivatives trading platform and the Department of Justice that they violated various parts [...]

Analyzing Stablecoin Supply and Activity Distribution (Full Length)

By |2021-02-05T23:54:28+00:00June 9, 2020|Antoine Le Calvez, Original Research|

Key Takeaways The supply and activity distribution of a stablecoin can help us understand how it is used.  The ERC-20 variant of Tether shines as being particularly well distributed amongst its holders. Meanwhile, 6 accounts or less own 80+% of [...]

Assessing the Long-Term Fallout from Crypto’s Black Thursday

By |2021-03-03T01:51:40+00:00April 21, 2020|Antoine Le Calvez, State of the Network|

On March 12th 2020, now called “Black Thursday,” Bitcoin’s price dropped by nearly 50%, one of its largest drops since the Mt. Gox debacle. Source: Coin Metrics Reference Rates In our 43rd issue, we looked at the impact of that [...]

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