What is CoinGecko ?
With hundreds of cryptocurrencies already out in the market and dozens more created each month, CoinGecko allows bitcoin and altcoin users to track cryptocurrency popularity and activity rates online.
Current approaches to doing altcoin valuation mostly revolves around using market capitalization, a metric that is very easily manipulated by pre-mined coins.
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.
Their objective is to elevate crypto participants’ understanding of fundamental factors that drive the market. CoinGecko is one of the largest and earliest crypto data aggregators, operating since early 2014. It currently tracks nearly 3,300 tokens from more than 260 cryptocurrency exchanges.