Team.

Research Team.

Alex Thorn, Karim Helmy and Charles Yu

Alex Thorn

Head of Firmwide Research
Research, New York

Alex Thorn is Head of Firmwide Research at Galaxy Digital. At Galaxy, Alex leads a team of researchers dedicated to understanding and unpacking developments in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, producing insights for internal and external audiences.

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Karim Helmy

Research Associate
Research, New York

Karim is a Research Associate at Galaxy Digital, where he focuses on mining, network data, and Bitcoin. Karim was formerly a Senior R&D Analyst at Coin Metrics, and prior to that worked as an independent researcher. He attended Carnegie Mellon University and graduated with a BSc in Statistics and Machine Learning.

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Charles Yu

Research Associate
Research, New York

Charles Yu is a Research Associate at Galaxy Digital. Prior to joining Galaxy Digital, Charles spent 3 years as a Senior Equity Research Associate at Macquarie Group, where he was responsible for providing regular ongoing coverage of payments & fintech stocks, as well as publishing deep-dive thematic research reports on disruptive technologies. Before that, Charles worked as a credit analyst at Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank. Charles holds a BS in Finance and Statistics from NYU Stern School of Business and is a CFA Charterholder.

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About Galaxy Digital Global Research.

A best-in-class investment research engine, designed to provide investment insights and thematic views across Galaxy Digital and its partners.

What We Do.

Galaxy’s research team leverages its multi-disciplinary skills across blockchain technology, computer science, investing, capital markets, and economics to generate proprietary research across its four areas of focus: Macro, Liquid Markets, Illiquid Markets, and Protocol & Ecosystem.

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Keep up to date with our latest discoveries and advancements.

Read Our White Paper.

Our inaugural white paper, Crypto Assets: Extending Permissionless Innovation, is now available.