This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.
Today’s episode digs through two excellent end-of-year reports from Messari and The Block to curate a set of numbers and statistics that tell the story of the markets in 2021. These numbers include growth in on-chain metrics, hashrate and other types of adoption.
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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Dark Crazed Cap” by Isaac Joel. Image credit: SEAN GLADWELL/Moment/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk.