All sorts of media heads from NYC came to wish Quartz, the digital platform publication for global economy, a happy fifth birthday on Wednesday evening inside a huge photo studio called Industria Studios. The event was full of energy.
The pioneers behind this global hub for readers who wish to learn about business, economics, markets, finance and technology, are those who have started off their careers at well-known publications such as Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.
Their official launch was back in 2012 in New York City, where the founders wished to become the first mobile-friendly site, but have grown to have offices all over the world from London, Hong Kong, Thailand, Los Angeles and Washington D.C.
Five years and millions of readers later have allowed Quartz to expand even more. The creators and editors have published a new book based which discusses ten objects that have helped change our lives.
The Objects that Power the Global Economy, gives readers insight into objects that people are not familiar with, but still have impacted our economy. It is a visual storytelling book that showcases visionaries and experts like Bill Gates for example.
Original photography, in-depth reporting and award-winning artists, all help put this masterpiece together.
In addition to obtaining a free copy at the party, those who wish to buy one can at https://store.qz.com/