100 interesting facts about cryptocurrencies in the past 100 days

Cryptocurrency data aggregator CoinMetrics has compiled a list of 100 insights on the recent performance of the Crypto asset market, and these numbers add up to the ecosystem. 

The report pointed out that 100 days ago, the $100 investment in Dogecoin was worth $2742 today, which is better than the same $100 investment in Bitcoin ($135 today), Ethereum ($186) and Uniswap ($401). The same 100 USD investment.


Price performance of BTC, ETH, UNI and DOGE in the past 100 days: CoinMetrics

The report pointed out that Bitcoin’s “trusted transaction volume” in 100 days was US$14.5 billion, while ETH was US$6.1 billion, XRP was US$2.4 billion, DOGE was US$2.3 billion, and Cardano (ADA) was US$1.3 billion. 

When looking at the most recent active addresses, the established networks still seem to be the most popular. In the past 100 days, there were nearly 611,000 active Ethereum addresses and 1.12 million active Bitcoin wallets every day. On April 14, the daily active volume of Bitcoin set a new record, with 1.36 million wallets participating in the Bitcoin network. 

In the past 100 days, a total of 1.4 million addresses have participated in the top DeFi protocols-Uniswap, Aave, Compound, MakerDAO and Synthetix-and the Litecoin network has hosted 24.4 million active wallets. 

Users are accelerating payments to use the Ethereum mainnet. Starting from the beginning of 2021, the total cost of Ethereum is 3.17 billion US dollars, of which 2.3 billion US dollars have been recorded since the beginning of 2021. In contrast, Bitcoin incurs approximately $2 billion in fees throughout the life of the network. 

In the past 100 days, the average transaction fee for Bitcoin was US$20.68, while the average transaction fee for Ethereum during the same period was US$16.68. Since 2021, the average transaction value of Bitcoin is $30,000, which is almost twice that of Ethereum’s $15,660. 

Although Ethereum is about to transition to proof-of-stake, since the beginning of this year, the growth rate of Ethereum’s computing power is 4.5 times that of Bitcoin, Ethereum has increased by 89%, and Bitcoin’s computing power has increased by 20%.

The report also pointed out that the popularity of stablecoins has surged. This year, the supply of Tether on Ethereum has increased from 13.5 billion to 24.4 billion, but compared with the number of USDT on TRON, the latter has increased from US$6.8 billion to US$26 billion. Since the beginning of this year, USDC has increased by 234% from US$4.1 billion to US$13.7 billion, while circulating DAI has increased by 192%, from US$1.2 billion to US$3.5 billion.

CoinMetrics wrote: “It took about two and a half years for the supply of stablecoins to grow from 1 billion U.S. dollars to 10 billion U.S. dollars. It took less than a year to grow from 10 billion to over 75 billion.” 

The total supply of stablecoins is expected to exceed $100 billion by the end of 2021. 

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