Symbol in the Media: Public Launch and What’s Next!
Last week, NEM made headlines with the highly anticipated launch of Symbol. After four years of building, testing and collaboration among the Core Developers, NEM community, supporting entities and partners, the Symbol Proof-of-Stake+ public blockchain is live!
To mark the occasion, multiple spokespeople in the NEM ecosystem spoke to members of the media, discussing Symbol’s technical features, use cases and the platform’s potential in building the new economy.
CoinDesk, a giant in the blockchain media space, spoke to Kristy-Leigh Minehan, CTO of NEM Software, and published an article about the launch. See the full article here (Japanese language version here).
Hong Kong-based news outlet Forkast.News spoke to David Mansell, NEM Group’s COO who heads up NEM Group’s growth strategy in APAC, about a number of initial use cases, including the Kentucky Whiskey Digital Fund and LBCOIN. See the full article here.
The reach of the news was truly global, with coverage published across 70+ media outlets in Japan, Germany, Korea, India, China, Turkey, Russia and The United Arab Emirates. Highlights included media coverage and syndications in Nasdaq, Yahoo!Finance, Market Watch, Yahoo!News Japan, Enterprise Times, Markets Insider, BeInCrypto, Benzinga, Khaleej Times and Bitcoin Exchange Guide.
We also published a three part series on popular crypto news outlet The Block. To discover more about our vision for the new economy movement check out our articles on Symbol, asset tokenization and CBDCs.
To sum up, some final thoughts from David Shaw, CEO of NEM Group, on what’s next for NEM: