So as most people know quite market cap is the site, 00:05 you go to for checking prices. 00:08 Volumes exchanges etc. 00:11 But how exactly do. 00:11 We do that and what other cool data? 00:14 Do we provide? 00:17 And how do we as a collective share this data to a world as increasingly interested in crypto? 00:17 Let's explore. 00:27 Some background for those who haven't heard of Coinmarketcap. 00:31
Where the world's go to cryptocurrency information resource were the most visited most utilized and most cited Crypto website where it's Hot 500 site globally and some of our traffic 00:36 is positively correlated to the bitcoins price as you might have guessed. 00:47 When market cap started as a project for the community in 2013 and focus on providing information. 00:53 That's it. 01:00
By not being an exchange by not being market, 01:02 making or investing and by maintaining or independence, 01:05 not taking any outside investment. 01:08 We've been able to maintain integrity on the Crypto data that we provide. 01:11 Back in 2013. 01:18 Alternatives to Bitcoin called Altcoins were popping up, 01:22 but there was no tools to easily. 01:25 Find information on these new cryptocurrencies as they emerged. 01:27 We wanted to solve this problem for ourselves and for others. 01:31
So we created coinmarketcap with the goal to aggregate this information and present. 01:34 The relative size of each crypto currency in an easily digestible manner. 01:39 Coin market cap was the first site that solve this problem comprehensively. 01:46 And in doing so, we pioneered an popularize some of the standard terms that all of us used today in the cryptocurrency industry. 01:51 This includes market capitalization. 01:59
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