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CoinCap Launches New Web and API Platform
The new service features robust data, reliable market metrics, and native TradingView charts

Zug, Switzerland (Sept. 26, 2018) — CoinCap, a product of ShapeShift, one of the world’s leading digital asset companies, today announced the launch of its new platform CoinCap.io. The completely revamped service features a streamlined and simplified design, improved functionality, vastly improved data reliability and transparency, and enriched real-time cryptocurrency market data. The service is free for all users.

“There is a need for reliable, transparent and usable pricing for cryptocurrency, and CoinCap has built the most robust and reliable service among competitors,” said Erik Voorhees, CEO and Founder of ShapeShift AG. “By collecting trading data from exchanges around the world to offer the most real-time view of cryptocurrency pricing, our users can be confident that they are getting the best information to stay on top of the latest market activity.”

CoinCap offers real-time market data for digital assets, giving users the ability to stay informed on the latest market activity. With information like market cap, 24-hour coin and exchange volume, and available supply for over a thousand cryptocurrencies and tokens, and over 65 global exchanges, users from traders to observers can stay up-to-date, anytime, anywhere.

In addition to improved navigation and search capabilities, the CoinCap platform includes:

  • Real-time price and market changes
  • Exchange pair and volume listings allowing users to explore the industry
  • TradingView — granular candle charts that offer users ability to manipulate and investigate the trends
  • A comprehensive new API with more endpoints such as /rates, /exchanges, /markets, and /candles
  • Timestamped status updates identifying the freshness of data feeds
  • Mobile-friendly design for effortless viewing on any device
  • Dark mode for easy viewing
  • Clean and clear user-interface with no ads

“CoinCap’s new web and API service, built entirely from the ground up, is another way we are committed to creating the best experience for our users,” said Voorhees. “This is the next step in a product delivering reliable and transparent crypto market data.”

Users will also notice CoinCap’s brand has been updated to reflect the more professional technology upgrade, and a redesigned mobile app for iOS and Android users is expected to be released by the end of 2018.

About CoinCap:
CoinCap offers reliable real-time market data for digital assets, giving users the ability to stay informed on the latest market activity. With market capitalization, 24-hour volume, and available supply for over a thousand cryptocurrencies and blockchain tokens, users from seasoned traders to casual observers can stay on top of the crypto market. CoinCap is also available in a high-performance API, and as an app for Android and iOS users, with mobile features such as portfolio tracking, asset alerts, and customized interface options.

About ShapeShift:
ShapeShift AG is a leading blockchain technology company based in Switzerland. It operates several crypto products including ShapeShift.io, CoinCap, and KeepKey. Its primary service, ShapeShift.io, is a an online marketplace where users can buy and sell digital assets. The popular app enables users to safely trade Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC) and other major blockchain-based tokens and assets. See more at: shapeshift.com.