Your life is short and you can only work on so many things within it. Furthermore, there are only a limited number of industries that are truly interesting at a certain point in time.
Today we are beyond excited to open a whole new chapter for on-chain data broadly and Dune Analytics specifically! Our team of four (we’re hiring!) started on a hugely ambitious project at the beginning of this year: to rebuild the Dune Analytics experience from the ground up. And today, less than a quarter later, you can enjoy a whole new Dune as v2 is now live!
It’s rapidly becoming clear that financial products built on open blockchains will change finance forever. The most obvious changes are the emergence of a new asset class, how you store those assets and how people and companies financially interact. Beyond that a whole range of less obvious but profound second order effects will follow. In this post I’ll explore the future of financial data; all the way from the data sources, to the data plumbers, quarterly reports and Wall Street analysts.
Have you ever seen a great query on Dune where you get a list of addresses, only to stop and wonder what’s behind these beautiful, random hexadecimal encoded strings? So have we.
This post goes over some basic examples of how to search and write basic queries as well as visualize them with graphs on Dune Analytics. No prior knowledge needed and the opportunities for exploration are limitless.
Ever since our inception in 2018 we’ve been a two man operation, building out Dune Analytics on a shoestring budget. Today we are excited to announce that we have raised a $2 million seed round led by Dragonfly Capital to scale up the Dune Analytics team and product. We also have top industry names like Multicoin Capital, Hashed, Coinbase Ventures, Digital Currency Group and more onboard (see the full list below).
Hello World! Today we are incredibly excited to officially announce and open up Dune Analytics to everyone. We've already had prominent customers such as Dharma, Argent, Gnosis, Binance, and others using Dune for a while. Today we are vastly expanding our impact as we are opening up the Dune Analytics toolbox for anyone to use free of charge.