The Nakamoto Terminal CBDC Factbook is a compilation of intelligence insights on international efforts to create Central Bank Digital Currencies. Most of the information presented in the Factbook is derived from natural language, financial, and technical datasets collected, cleaned, and enriched by Inca Digital. It relies heavily on the combined experience of Inca team members in software development, finance, and intelligence. Unlike other attempts to aggregate CBDC information, our Factbook is…
Tether has been the subject of multiple investigations over the past few years. Most fit in at least one of these categories:
Predictable trading patterns on Kraken
Blockchain oracles, or off-chain data providers, are key players in the blockchain ecosystem - wielding as much if not more power than miners and protocols developers. Often misunderstood and overlooked, they suffer from constant misuse and security vulnerabilities. Licensing and endorsing professional oracles is key to improving the overall health of the blockchain ecosystem.
Anomalous trades on FTX
Reliable and accurate data is crucial for understanding any market. While financial signals and metrics associated with an asset modify the decision making of traders, regulators, and financial institutions, crypto finance data still lack credibility. Volumes are widely assumed to be inflated or outright fabricated, project fundamentals (such as the identity of the founders, location of operation, affiliated organizations, or claims made in the white paper) are often difficult to obtain or…