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Changpeng “CZ” Zhao is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of popular cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Before founding Binance, which is headquartered in the crypto friendly nation of Malta, Zhao served as the Head of Development at Blockchain.info and the Chief Technology Officer at OKCoin. Born in Jiangsu province of China, Zhao and his family moved to Canada in the 1980s, later obtaining a degree in computer science from McGill University. 

Zhao has also worked as the Head of Tradebook Futures Development for Bloomberg and for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, developing software for trading for both entities. He had also founded BijieTech, an exchange systems provider, in 2015.

Changpeng Zhao is a prominent member of the cryptocommunity and is considered one of the most highly influential individuals in the space. Binance has quickly risen to prominence as an exchange that serves users on a global level, making a remarkable rise to world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume in under a year.

Zhao is also popular among investors and cryptocurrency enthusiasts and his statements often make headlines. Not one to shy away from making an opinion, Zhao frequently offers updates and analyses on Twitter and in blog posts, words which are heeded quite closely by the crypto markets. This extraordinary saw Zhao become a billionaire in under a year, a story that has been repeatedly covered by media outlets. 

As Binance continues to implement more features and offer new services, and expand to new regions, such as America, the exchange is only predicted to grow even further.


Changpeng Zhao shared his first experience using the Binance card

11 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Kluma

The head of the Binance exchange, Changpeng Zhao, said that he became a beta tester of the cryptocurrency debit card being prepared for launch, and spoke about the first experience of using the product. “All transactions are real. Audible from Amaz...

Binance "Reset"?

29 Jun 2020 1 minute read 3 comments lioha369

Binance "reset"? 😱 Binance has carried out the largest update of the trading engine over the past 2 years, increasing the processing speed of operations by 10 times. CZ says that they redid the mechanism of work to a new programming language, rewrit...

The warzone of Binance

21 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Pot Project

Binance is at war with various 'desperate' Chinese competitors who are attempting to hit Binance with unprofessional methods, CZ's letter says. Apparently Binance has one or more Chinese competitors who "desperately" try to attack him and his platfor...

Fill your weekend with Blockdown 2020 blockchain streaming Conference!

20 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment alberdioni8406

After Reimagine conference I have been waiting to see another streaming meeting with the greatest minds on the industry and I come to spot the Blockdown 2020 that will have one of the panelists Akon and his team to present some of the Akoin project p...

CZ Says There Would Be No Binance Coin if It Wasn't for Vitalik

5 Jun 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Abhi K

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, in a tweet posted on June 3, said that Binance Coin (BNB) would never have existed if not for Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin.  The conversation started after CZ, as the CEO is often called, replied to a tweet l...

Binance CEO: Crypto Traders Lose To Long-Term Investors, Industry Still In Its Early Stages

26 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments PassionCryptodotcom

Changpeng Zhao, general manager of Binance cryptocurrency exchange , said internal data shows that active crypto traders have lower returns than investors who buy and hold for the long term. In a new series of Tweets, Zhao answers a follower's questi...

CLAIM: Binance CEO May Tackle CZ CoinMarketCap !!!

19 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments koksalkd

Binance (BNB) CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) may have accidentally acknowledged his involvement in the management of CoinMarketCap, which was recently purchased in his last post. Going on the footsteps of Elon Musk? "This ranking is extremely biased to we...

RIP CoinMarketCap 2013-2020

15 May 2020 2 minute read 26 comments Creepto

What is CoinMarketCap? According to CoinMarketCap's LinkedIn page: CoinMarketCap is the world's most trusted & accurate source for crypto market capitalizations, pricing and information. CoinMarketCap is a U.S. company registered in the United Stat...

Binance New Up & Down Tokens Spark Controversy

14 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Abhi K

Binance’s latest addition, Binance Leveraged Tokens (BLVT), announced via a blog post on May 13, has met with some criticism from the cryptocommunity. The new tokens, Binance says, eased liquidation risk and the “nitty-gritty of managing a leveraged...

Binance blocks Ethereum from Upbit hackers, CZ says they have to fight bad actors

14 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments PassionCryptodotcom

Binance , the largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of transaction volumes, froze 137 ETH ($ 27,164) sent by Upbit hackers.  Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance , quickly responded to a tweet from the latest batch of stolen funds from Twitter from Whal...