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2023 Digital Asset Industry Outlook

Arca's industry experts provide their insights and outlook for the new year.

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EOY Crypto Prediction


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The crypto industry will see an uptick in businesses focused on the core tenets of blockchain: decentralization, transparency, and auditability.

 

 

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Digital asset adoption will accelerate in areas with underdeveloped financial markets.

Digital asset adoption

 

 

Utility with tangible value

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Utility with tangible value propositions will drive long-lasting adoption of digital assets.


Listen for more in our Between2Chains episode Back to Basics: The Focus for Digital Assets in 2023.

 

 

 

Digital assets as an asset class

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Digital assets as an asset class will continue to decouple from traditional markets and remain uncorrelated for the foreseeable future.

 

 

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Blockchain growth will be driven by the onboarding of Web2 and TradFi corporates.

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TradeFi vs DeFi

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TradFi will start to lose market share to DeFi.


Listen for more in our Between2Chains episode Back to Basics: The Focus for Digital Assets in 2023.

Read That's Our 2 Satoshis for Jeff's full outlook.

 

 

 

TradFi Companies

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TradFi companies will see more of their employees using professional development plans to learn about blockchain technology.

 

 

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Universities with top business schools will offer the option for a concentration in blockchain technology.

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Mainstream Blockchain

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Governments worldwide will continue to encourage mainstream blockchain adoption by funding and promoting education.

 

 

 

 

NFTs strengthen customer relationships

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Web2 companies will continue to utilize NFTs to strengthen customer relationships.

 

 

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An increased focus on transparency, immutability, and analysis will help DeFi gain market share.

Defi Market Gain

 

 

Gaming Industry for Crypto

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The gaming industry will continue implementing Web3 tooling, providing players with enhanced ownership of in-game assets.

 

 

 

 

Tradfi Companies & Tokenizing

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TradFi companies will focus on tokenizing traditional assets, especially in private markets.

 

 

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TradFi internal working groups will evolve into product and development teams that partner with digital asset startups to build blockchain-based products.

Digital asset blockchain products

 

 

stablecoin

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A universally accepted institutional stablecoin will be developed and launched.


Watch 
Tokenization Talks where Annelise elaborates on her predictions for innovation and tokenization.

 

 

 

 

blockchain investment

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There will be a more overt distinction between investing in blockchain technology infrastructure, Web3, and cryptocurrencies.

 

 

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While the market size shrinks during the “crypto winter,” we will continue to see traditional financial services companies announce plans to enter the blockchain ecosystem.

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regulatory clarity

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We will see increased regulatory clarity in the U.S., ultimately paving the way for increased corporate issuance, blockchain adoption, and capital allocation.

 

Read more in 2023 Predictions for the Digital Asset Ecosystem.
Listen for more in our Between2Chains episode Back to Basics: The Focus for Digital Assets in 2023.

 

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