A Brief Overview of CoinDesk
Coindesk is a crypto news platform that offers the most recent information about major crypto events, breaking news, blockchain technology, education, public awareness, and industrial activities happening in the crypto revolution.
Coindesk established in May 2013 provides cryptocurrency information access to millions of users across the globe via its platform, social media webs, newsletter, video lectures, podcasts, live events, and live conferences.
The objective of the platform is to inform, aware, and interconnect global crypto investors via crypto news, data analysis, podcasts, and live global events.
Price Reference Rate Development
CoinDesk developed the price reference rate regarded as the Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) in 2013, widely cited in the global media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Financial Times, etc.
Annual Global Crypto Summit
The platform hosts an annual summit in May where blockchain tech experts, innovators, crypto-assets founders, CEOs of various crypto exchanges, and other global stakeholders participate to discuss the existing industrial challenges and determine possible solutions to move ahead. The Consensus 2020 event drew a huge amount of participants where key points regarding cryptocurrencies and the future of money were discussed. For example, the operational belief of central Banks that there “Infinite amount of cash” is true? Would cryptocurrencies rule the future or would be replaced by respective countries’ central Banks’ digital currencies i.e digital Yuan, etc.?
Some of the key features of the Coindesk platform are,
News: The news section of Coindesk is highly rich in contents and consists of many subsections like Latest, Opinion, Features, Videos, Market, Tech, Business, Policy Design, People, and Topics.
Learn: This section of Coindesk is entirely dedicated to cryptocurrency education and awareness campaign. It includes subsections like 101 Guides, Assets, Companies, and People. Each of the prior subsection is of high importance in its place and crypto enthusiasts can highly benefit from it.
Videos: This section provides various lectures, discussions, and crypto live events. The Consensus 2020 summit videos can be found here.
Research: This section of Coindesk is very attractive and offers research reports, webinars, data, and more. This section is contributed by various research institutes and organizations like Arcan Research, Kaiko, and Bitwise, etc.