Q: Can you explain the product?
CoinGecko is the world’s largest independent cryptocurrency data aggregator with over 7,000 different cryptoassets tracked across more than 400 exchanges worldwide.
Q: What use case(s) does the Covalent API help you solve?
The Covalent API is a key solution for us as we expand token and market data tracking across multiple blockchains. Its unified API provided us with a developer friendly experience allowing us to query for contract logs across blockchains and decentralized exchange data beyond Ethereum such as Polygon POS, Binance Smart Chain, and more.
Q: What end points are you using?
Both of these endpoints power the table below.
Q: In your own words how do you feel Covalent is helping power your project?
With the uprising of DeFi, we are starting to see more on-chain activities, not just on Ethereum, but across multiple blockchains. That narrative is driving our aim at CoinGecko towards providing the most comprehensive market data in a multi-chain universe.
Covalent has helped us bootstrapped data acquisition across multiple blockchains; saving us development time from running our own nodes and figuring out difficult infrastructure issues.
All of the endpoints mentioned above and used by CoinGecko can be found below.
CoinGecko provides a fundamental analysis of the crypto market. In addition to tracking price, volume and market capitalization, CoinGecko tracks community growth, open-source code development, major events and on-chain metrics.
Covalent provides the industry-leading Unified API bringing visibility to billions of Web3 data points. Developers use Covalent to build exciting multi-chain applications like crypto wallets, NFT galleries, and investor dashboard tools utilizing data from 50+ blockchains. Covalent is trusted by a community of 40,000+ developers and powers data for 3000+ applications including 0x, Zerion, Rainbow Wallet, Rotki, Bitski and many others.