3 Best News Sources For Blockchain Finance
Our audience will quickly notice that we have only listed three blockchain finance media outlets in this section of our website. This stems from the reality that it is difficult to run a news publication platform in a credible, presentable, and professional manner.
There are dozens of blockchain focused news outlets that rely on what we at Blockfer consider to be a short term strategy. These ‘news’ sites will simply rewrite already reported content from more legitimate news authorities, issue press releases for unethical products and services in the industry in exchange for compensation, hire less than qualified journalists, and engage in insubstantial content that is crypto asset price focused in order to generate headlines.
We believe the above mentioned outlets offer a low quality user experience and our audience will not find these websites in our list below.
#1 - The Block
An easy selection at the #1 position, The Block is currently the gold standard of the blockchain finance news industry.
High quality journalism enhanced by comprehensive research and data, credible industry sources, and very timely reporting of events have all contributed to The Block’s growing audience.
The Block provides general industry news free of charge to their audience. Paid research is available for serious investors and blockchain finance enthusiasts via their ‘The Block Daily’ and ‘The Block Genesis’ subscription plans.
Joining their news announcement channel on Telegram and following the company twitter account is a must for serious blockchain investors. For those looking for a more audio friendly content format, look no further than ‘The Scoop’ podcast hosted by Frank Chaparro.
#2 - Coindesk
Coindesk is one of the original blockchain focused media authorities. The company has been in the trenches since 2013 and as a result, have developed numerous credible sources which often enable them to be the first to report major industry news.
Beginning users will find their education resources covering the basics of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and general blockchain technology useful. Research reports, webinars, and additional resources are available to more seasoned investors and institutions via email newsletter.
Coindesk was acquired by Digital Currency Group on January 13th, 2016 for $500,000 and currently plays a considerable role in the annual ‘Consensus’ blockchain event held in New York.
#3 - The Tokenist
The Tokenist is an independent news site mainly focused on security tokens and the ecosystem behind the tokenization of traditional asset classes.
While considerably smaller in staff and operational functionality compared to larger news platforms, the website is still a solid resource to monitor the progress and developments in the security token (STO) industry.
The current shortage of quality news sources in the blockchain finance space is a direct result of the nascent industry as a whole. We sincerely hope that additional high quality media sources emerge as blockchain technology, regulations, products, and investment vehicles continue to evolve.
Always remember that bias and motives are simply human nature. We highly recommend that blockchain finance investors and enthusiasts seek news from more than one source when acquiring information about important topics.