December 15, 2019 Blockchain Capital Year In Review surveys industry trends.

Key areas of discussion include: the role of cryptoasset within a macro environment characterized by quantitative easing and civil unrest, overall crypto market gains led by Bitcoin, the growth of “DeFi” as a key use case for smart contract platforms including Ethereum, Libra as a key marker of large technology companies entering the industry, and improvements in the prime brokerage stack to facilitate some institutional investment.