A new report from the blockchain-sleuthing firm says DeFi has been "powered by experienced cryptocurrency traders and investors."
Crypto adoption has increased 23-fold globally over the past year with India, Pakistan and Ukraine driving the surge.
The market is holding that price floor well as large investors return.
Jesse Spiro, chief of government affairs at Chainalysis, is heading to PayPal's crypto wing to work on regulatory policy.
It’s the firm’s second $100 million raise this year.
The Eastern European-based hackers have made a practice of collecting their payments in bitcoin.
Ransomware-linked addresses saw at least $81 million in crypto flow in this year, the blockchain analytics firm said in a new report.
The largest police force in the U.S. has beefed up rules governing who can trace crypto transactions. It’s been using Chainalysis software since 2019.
Philip Gradwell of Chainalysis said on CoinDesk TV that “relatively little” ether was bought above $1,850 and even less was bought at $2,000 or above.
Governments are becoming increasingly interested in crypto transaction surveillance, as FinCEN's hire suggests.
The compliance-minded crypto data firm, is now valued at $2 billion after a Series D raise from Paradigm, Ribbit and others.
Darknet marketplaces received $1.7 billion during 2020, Chainalysis says.
Partly offsetting the positive trend is an explosion in ransomware attacks, which rose 311% from 2019.
Chainalysis declined to directly link the donation to the Jan. 6 storming but said the timing "warrants suspicion."