Business Media Giant Forbes Announces Beta Launch Of New Crypto Portal

Announcements, News | October 23, 2018 By:

Business media giant Forbes has announced the beta launch of a new data-driven portal that offers comprehensive tracking of cryptocurrencies worldwide.

Called Forbes CryptoMarkets, the portal is being developed in partnership with NewCity Digital Limited, NewCity Capital and trade.io. The portal is part of the Forbes family, which today reaches more than 94 million people worldwide with its business message each month. The development of the portal is being led by David S. Feldman, CTO of Forbes CryptoMarkets. Chien Lee, Chairman of NewCity Capital, will serve as Chairman and Jim Preissler, CEO of trade.io, will serve as Executive Director of Forbes CryptoMarkets.

Forbes CryptoMarkets will offer real-time pricing and volume information on several cryptocurrencies; insights and information on worldwide cryptocurrency exchanges; cryptocurrency indices; and a real-time newsfeed aggregating content from leading news organizations and companies, including content from Forbes’ family of sites worldwide.

Leveraging cryptocurrency exchanges and blockchain data sources, the portal will be publishing crypto indices which will include: Forbes CryptoMarkets Top 30 Global “FB30,” Top 10 Global “FB10,” Top Cryptocurrencies Global, Top 10 Blockchain and DApps Global, as well as indices by sector, industry, and cryptocurrency use-case. Initial indices will be published as an informational tool to illustrate market trends.

“We are excited to partner with Forbes to create a trusted source for those seeking information on the new digital economy, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, cryptocurrencies, tokens and the companies underlying them,” said Lee. “Forbes CryptoMarkets will be the definitive resource for everything crypto and blockchain.”

“Forbes provides the most-comprehensive coverage of the cryptocurrency and blockchain marketplaces of any major media business brand in the world,” said Mike Federle, CEO of Forbes Media. “Forbes CryptoMarkets, a new licensed business, represents a natural extension of our powerful brand into a new venture that promises to deliver immense value to investors, traders and market watchers.”

“Forbes is the most-respected business media brand in the world, and our partnership allows us to bring the same high standard of quality to this cryptocurrency industry,” said Preissler. “We plan to continue to grow the platform to include all aspects of the industry, such as related investment funds, ICO information and other relevant data.”