Andrew Cahill

Andrew Cahill

Data Analyst
Andrew previously was a Research Director at The Block; a crypto media and research company. Prior to that, he was a Research Analyst at Fundstrat; an investment research firm.

February 1, 2024

Best Crypto Tax Software 2024

This page contains all of the information you need to know about crypto taxes. We cover how different types of transactions are taxed, how to choose the right tax software and important terminology you may come across. Lastly, we compare a group of the most popular tax softwares....

June 11, 2023

ERC721-C NFTs Explained

ERC721-C NFTs explained after going live in May 2023. Including how to buy ERC721-C tokens, which markets support them, and how they will affect NFT royalties. ...

May 23, 2023

What Is Blur’s NFT Lending Protocol, Blend?

Key Points What is Blur’s New NFT Lending Protocol, Blend? Blend is a new peer-to-peer perpetual lending protocol that supports NFT collateral. Its off-chain protocol matches borrowers and lenders while loan and interest rate payments are managed via on-chain Ethereum transactions. How do Blend Loans Work? Theoretically speaking, Blend loans are “fixed rate” and have …...

May 2, 2023

Ethereum Shanghai Upgrade – What it Means For Staking ETH

Key Points Ethereum Shanghai Upgrade Debrief Via its Shanghai upgrade on April 12th, 2023, withdrawals of staked ETH were enabled for the first time on Ethereum. As expected, the world did not end. From a price perspective, ETH is trading around the same price it was at pre-Shanghai. It went into Shanghai at ~$1,900, briefly surpassed $2,100 …...

April 1, 2023

zkEVMs: Shaking Up The Ethereum L2 Landscape

You’ve probably heard the term “zkEVM” a lot. Historically, we’d classify it as an abused marketing term that was best ignored. But now it’s probably worth paying attention to. Here’s why. zkEVM: From Imagination to Implementation To date, the zkEVM discourse has been laden with “announcements of announcements.” But zk-Rollup dev orgs are starting to …...

March 31, 2023

Can Blur Find A Path To Sustainability?

Launched in October 2022, Blur has shot up the ranks and become the #1 trading platform for NFTs by volume. Over the past 4 weeks, it’s seen ~$1.1B worth of NFTs traded on its platform vs. OpenSea’s ~$270M. That’s ~4x more than OpenSea – a company that was valued at $13B in its most recent funding round. How you may ask? …...

March 29, 2023

Ethereum’s Shanghai Upgrade: What You Need To Know

Key Takeaways Shanghai: The Finishing Touch of “The Merge” Thus far, Ethereum’s transition from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS) has been marked by two main events: With these upgrades in the rearview, the heavy lifting to get Ethereum off PoW and onto PoS is done. But there is still some clean-up to do. Enter Shanghai. …...