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CoinMarketCap celebrates its 5th anniversary

Today, on May 1 CoinMarketCap celebrates its 5th anniversary.

CoinMarketCap was launched in 2013 and at that time it was tracking only seven cryptocurrencies and only a handful of exchanges and markets with a total market capitalization of approximately $1,6 billion USD.

As of May 1st, 2018, CoinMarketCap is tracking over 1 600 cryptocurrencies and 200 exchanges with a total market capitalization over $400 billion USD. (The total market capitalization reached an all time high of $835 billion in January of this year).

The popularity of CoinMarketCap has grown as well. Its Twitter following has grown to 424 000 followers and CoinMarketCap is currently the 174th most visited website globally according to Amazon’s Alexa with over 60 million unique visits this year to date.

«To celebrate our fifth anniversary, we’re unveiling a new logo and site design, releasing our iOS mobile application, and adding some highly requested features!» – wrote CoinMarketCap team in the announcement.

New Branding and Design

CoinMarketCap has a new branding. The most prominent part of the new brand identity is CoinMarketCap’s logo, which represents the CMC of CoinMarketCap and the ups and downs of the markets.

The site has a fresh new look featuring colors and fonts designed to capture the essence of CoinMarketCap: simplicity and accuracy.

Mobile Application

The official CoinMarketCap mobile application is now available on the iOS App Store! You can use it to manage your Watchlist and stay up to date with the market capitalization and pricing information on the go.

Watchlist

Now you can also add cryptocurrencies to your Watchlist for quick and easy future reference. To add a cryptocurrency to the Watchlist, just navigate to the listing of that cryptocurrency and click the star shaped icon.

You can also add cryptocurrencies from the Watchlist page itself or from the menu. To view your Watchlist, simply select it from the main menu.

Upgraded API

CoinMarketCap has added a new version of the public API that fixes some minor issues with V1.

«From all of us at CoinMarketCap, we would like to thank each and every one of you for your support, enthusiasm, and feedback as we continue to grow CMC even more», – wrote CoinMarketCap team.