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Research Solutions.

Your custom research partner in digital assets, hard assets, and macro trends

McKayResearch is an independent consultancy specialising in trend analysis and custom research solutions across digital assets, hard assets, and macro. Our mission is to deliver enterprise-grade research with the broadest data and richest insights to help our partners navigate the current challenging markets.

Our Approach

Our approach is garnered from extensive experience in varied, but interconnected sectors, allowing for a unique ability to connect the trend dots both within and between markets. This 'unsiloed' approach allows a unique perspective on the what, why, and how of the biggest trends driving the world of investment and technology.

We are passionate about delivering custom research programmes, data-driven research instruments, and intelligence reports that deepen the understanding of your client/customer, as well as your place in a rapidly evolving market.

With Covid-19 further accelerating the scale and speed of the shifts across global markets, never has it been more important to have a trusted partner to keep one's finger on the pulse of change.

Why McKayResearch?


Deep Expertise

Deep, cross-industry expertise at all levels of analysis allows us to uncover the small details that make up the big drivers shaping today's most impactful market trends.

Data Diversity

We source both global proprietary and non-proprietary data sets from the most authoritative sources to deliver the most comprehensive and granular insights possible.

Unsiloed perspectives

Our innovative approach to market analysis incorporates a broad spectrum of data, perspectives, and opinion from industry leaders, insiders, and executives to deliver the 'big picture' thinking you need for you decision-making.


Independent & unbiased

With a long track record as consulting partner to the world's largest privately-held market intelligence firms, our data-driven approach cuts through the hype to deliver a unique and unbiased view of your marketplace as it actually is.

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Featured Report:

Outside of Bitcoin’s promise to disrupt traditional financial intermediaries through trustless peer-to-peer transactions via a distributed network, its purportedly high environmental impact could well be its most controversial facet.

This report presents a non-exhaustive, systematic overview of a cross-section of studies from the past three years that aim to contextualise and quantify the data pertaining to Bitcoin's energy consumption and environmental impact. 

"The technical expertise, proved to be instrumental in enhancing the client perception..." 

In order to enhance the effectiveness of our external communication, we asked James to review our quarterly reports and provide improvements in terms of content, language and style.


James’ detailed analysis and feedback, thanks to his technical expertise, proved to be instrumental in enhancing the client perception through quarterly reports of higher quality.

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