The Rise
of Stablecoins

The idea of having a stable digital currency has existed for a long time, and even predates Bitcoin. But for all intents and purposes, the rise of stablecoins started in early 2015 when cryptocurrency exchanges began listing Tether for trading. In this report, we examine the rapid rise of stablecoins, Tether’s sustained dominance, stablecoins’ role in cryptocurrency trading and their user growth.

CoinMetrics LP Bitstamp Ad

Network Data
visualization tool

Explore our new network data charting capabilities. Enjoy access to all of our community metrics for dozens of assets in an easy to use interface.


Hear our author discuss stablecoins and their implications as he digs into the report with thought leaders in the cryptospace.

Three Crypto Questions


3CQ cover image

Three Crypto Questions is a quick-hit video interview series from Bitstamp where we take ten minutes to catch-up with top analysts, traders and professionals across the cryptocurrency industry.


Laura Shin


This weekly, 20-minute-long podcast reveals how the marquee names in crypto are reacting to the week’s top headlines and gets the inside scoop on what they see on the horizon.

On the Brink with Castle Island



Hosts Matt Walsh and Nic Carter of Castle Island Ventures explore the political, ethical, and economic significance of Bitcoin and other public blockchains and talk to some of the leading experts in the industry.

Subscribe Coin Metrics’ ‘State of the Network’

Join more than 5000 institutional readers of our free weekly newsletter