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NewsFutures Prediction Market
Location: 36 South Charles Street, 18th floor, Baltimore, Maryland, United States United States
Founded in: 2000
Stage: Post-launch
Number of employees: 6-15
Short URL: vator.co/NewsFutures-Prediction-Market-NewsFutures
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NewsFutures Prediction Market

NewsFutures
Startup/business
Baltimore, Maryland, United States United States
http://us.newsfutures.com
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Company description
NewsFutures is a leading prediction market, where you can buy and sell predictions about elections, current events, sports, finance, and entertainement. The currency is virtual, but the prizes are real. Established in 2000, the NewsFutures prediction market is home to the most experienced and competitive crowd of prediction traders in the world. The accuracy of it's predictions has been documented in academic research and praised by James Surowiecki in his best-selling book "The Wisdom of Crowds". There is no better place to measure your news-forecasting skills, or to get the latest objective probability estimates for various future outcomes.
Team
  • Emile Servan-Schreiber
    Emile Servan-Schreiber | Team member
    Emile is CEO of NewsFutures, Inc, a U.S.-based company that designs and runs public and private prediction markets, including the NewsFutures Exchange and Bet2Give (America's first charity-based prediction market). Clients include large corporatio...
Business model

Advertising

Data/content syndication

Sponsored market research

 

Competitive advantage

- The world's most experienced panel of prediction traders;

- Management's long experience and thought leadership in this new industry;

- Established brand;

- Robust, tested prediction market platform;