Brandon runs research at Covalent and advise the AlchemistDAO. Driven by simple curiosity, he is focused on pushing out useful insights and improving data accessibility across DeFi. Brandon's background is mechanical engineering and finance, having previously worked as a field engineer on industrial construction projects in northern Canada until switching gears into academic research on the topics of entrepreneurship and FinTech/DeFi.
With the stagnant growth in Axie buyers, about 50% of traffic has been from previous buyers each month since September. The steady growth also implies a high churn rate for new users.