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Binance Obtains Preliminary Regulatory Approval to Conduct Operations in Kazakhstan

Binance is pleased to announce that the firm has “received in-principle approval from the Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) to operate a digital asset trading facility and provide custody in the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC).” In-principle approval from AFSA still “requires Binance to complete… Read More

Binance Co-Founder Yi He to Lead $7.5B VC Unit

Binance, which claims to be the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem behind the largest cryptocurrency exchange, recently announced the appointment of its Co-Founder Yi He “as the new head of its venture capital (VC) arm and incubator, Binance Labs.” Binance CEO CZ (Changpeng Zhao) stated: “As… Read More

Binance Raises $500 Million Fund, Targets Web3 Other Blockchain Technology

Zhao Changpeng

Binance has raised a new venture fund targeting Web3 and other blockchain technologies. According to a statement issued by Binance Labs, the VC arm of Binance, the $500 million fund saw the participation of global institutions including DST Global Partners, Breyer Capital, as well as… Read More

Binance Commits $500 Million to Elon Musk’s Twitter Acquisition Plans

  Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, is part of a long list of big investors who have committed capital to Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR). According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Binance has promised $500 million in equity… Read More

Binance States that it Follows Rules on Sanctions Against Russia: Crypto is “too traceable”

There has been a fair amount of discussion regarding Russia using crypto to evade sanctions. First, crypto as a market is simply too small to be an effective tool for the Russian government to utilize it to mitigate the full impact of the economic blockade…. Read More

Binance to Donate $10M to Ukraine Humanitarian Effort

Binance, a leading crypto and blockchain infrastructure provider, has committed $10 million minimum to “help the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine” via its Binance Charity Foundation. As mentioned in the update, the donation will be “split between major intergovernmental organizations and nonprofit organizations already on the… Read More

Binance Invests in Forbes Magazine, Plans to Invest in Other Companies Going Forward

Zhao Changpeng

As part of a SPAC deal, Binance will invest $200 million in Forbes – the largely business-focused publication. Last year, it was announced that Forbes would merge with SPAC sponsor Magnum Opus Acquisition Ltd (OPA.N), a blank check firm targeting the global consumer, technology, and media… Read More

Binance Acquires Remaining Shares of Swipe, a Crypto Visa Card Firm

Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world, has acquired the remaining shares of Swipe, a Visa card platform that enables users to spend crypto. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Binance acquired a majority portion of Swipe in 2020. According to a… Read More

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Explains Why Digital Asset Firm Welcomes Proper Regulations for Crypto Industry

Zhao Changpeng

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao or CZ notes that there are many “misconceptions” out there about crypto and that he will address a few of them. For example, many people say that “Regulation is bad for crypto.” According to CZ, we should not hold such a simplistic… Read More

Following Investment in HG Exchange, Binance Shutters Singapore Crypto Exchange

Binance has shut down its Singapore-facing crypto exchange. The news follows a series of events that have eventually led to Binance exiting the top Asian Fintech market with a wholly owned trading platform. Binance Singapore was originally granted an exemption from holding a license under… Read More

Binance Founder CZ Calls for Global Crypto Regulation

Zhao Changpeng

In a blog post on Binance today, founder Changpeng Zhao, or CZ, has issued a call for global crypto regulation to “help ensure the industry will continue to innovate responsibly while ensuring a healthy path forward for future growth.” Crypto is deemed as lacking sufficient… Read More

Former Utah State Legislator and CEO at SmartFi Shares Comments After Reports of Binance CEO Considering Resigning from His Role

Zhao Changpeng

Changpeng Zhao or “CZ”, the CEO of Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of adjusted trading volume, recently announced that he would be welcoming regulation. CZ also said he wants Binance to work cooperatively with regulatory authorities, across the globe, as it establishes… Read More

Binance USD Exceeds $11B Market Cap, as Binance CEO Commits to Working with Authorities to Ensure Compliance

Binance USD, a major stablecoin issued by crypto exchange Binance, has reached its $10B market cap milestone and has entered the top 10 digital currency rankings, the company confirmed in a blog post on July 15, 2021. Binance USD has already exceeded $11 billion in… Read More

Binance Futures Reports $1 Trillion in Crypto Derivatives Trading Volume

Zhao Changpeng

Binance Futures, a crypto derivatives exchange, is reporting $1 trillion in trading volume – year to date. Binance Futures started a year ago in September 2019 and claims title as the market leader. Binance Futures is part of Binance – the world’s largest digital asset… Read More

Are You Still HODLing? “CZ Binance” Says Bitcoin Volatility Likely to Increase as More Exchanges Add Margin Trading

Bitcoin’s recent rollercoaster ride, involving multiple thousand-dollar fluctuations between $9000 and $14 000 USD within very short time frames (sometimes less than 2 hours) is being brought about by an increase in leverage available at exchanges, “CZ Binance” told Bloomberg recently. Changpeng Zhao or “CZ”… Read More

Blockchain based Lender Cred Partners with Crypto Exchange Binance

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has formed a partnership with crypto lending platform Cred. Binance is also an investor in Cred. Cred is backed by some large investors in the crypto sector including Binance Labs, 500 Startups, Arrington XRP Capital, Blocktower and FBG Capital…. Read More

Crypto Entrepreneurs Mount China’s Rich List

Fourteen cryptocurrency million- and billionaires have made their way onto a list of China’s richest individuals for the first time, says Bitcoin.com. Perhaps predictably, at the very top of “The 2018 Lexus Lexus Huron Rich List,” in spots one to three, appear the entrepreneurs behind… Read More

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