Changpeng Zhao

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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.


Blockchain is the New FDI to Rise Fund, Says Binance CEO

28 Jul 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Yugocean

     Changpeng Zhao (CZ), the CEO of Binance, asserts that he has never encountered a government that opposes foreign direct investment (FDI). CZ has linked blockchain to FDI, referring to it as the "most direct way" for entrepreneurs to raise money...

Diplomatic CZ's Positive Views on Crypto Regulations

13 Jul 2022 1 minute read 1 comment Yugocean

     In order to create implementation standards and define regulation, including the Web3 ecosystem, CZ has stressed successful collaboration between crypto firms and policymakers. No To Dispute With Regulations The economic independence and privac...

15 JAN 2022 (SAT)- Binance (BNB) Report Card

15 Jan 2022 6 minute read 1 comment quantdoge

Investment Disclaimer: I am not a registered investment, legal, or tax adviser or a broker/dealer, and all opinions expressed by me are from my research for educational purposes only. Past performance presented here is not an indicator of future per...

Year In Crypto: Top Personalities of 2021

25 Dec 2021 3 minute read 2 comments GetBlock

CZ, SBF, OpenSea CEO and Axie Infinity co-founder: Key figureheads of 2021 as seen by GetBlock’s editorial team. The year of 2021 in crypto will be remembered for the regulatory crackdown in China, NFT and ‘Play-to-Earn’ manias, new Bitcoin ATH, Ethe...

Bitcoin Whales: Why They Matter and Who They Are

10 Dec 2021 3 minute read 4 comments Mike Ermolaev

In the cryptocurrency community, individuals or organizations that hold large amounts of Bitcoin and have the power to manipulate the value of Bitcoin are known as Bitcoin whales. The metaphor of whales is used because when these major players move o...

Here's Elon Musk's twitter chat with Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao

22 Jul 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Emanec

In 2019 CEO (Changpeng Zhao) of the world, most leading exchange Binance was done a chat Via twitter while Changpeng Zhao was asked Elon Musk to trade Tesla against Bitcoin, but Elon Musk was replied to Changpeng Zhao thats he only has 0.25 Bitcoins...

DOGGGO'S SHILLERS CONTEST

15 Jun 2021 1 minute read 1 comment DogggoToken

Dogggo want to be famous. Every night spends time watching doge and shiba on internet and dreaming to be like them. He had an idea! What about receive a community help to convince papa Elon, CZ or Justin Sun to speak about him? The first who get a T...

Sold Ethereum And Bagged BNB

10 Feb 2021 1 minute read 3 comments esmartunlimited

So yesterday, I took a financial risk. Sold 90% of my Ethereum (ETH) hodling and invested into Binance coin (BNB). Now, in the last couple of hours, Binance Smart Chain (BSC) has topped Ethereum (ETH) on daily transactions stat. BNB price soared to $...

CZ & The Mooch - A Fireside Chat about Bitcoin and other things.

21 Jan 2021 6 minute read 2 comments BryRi

Conversations with others is always a valuable experience and provides learning opportunities on many levels.  Check out this write-up with CZ & The Mooch - A Fireside Chat about Bitcoin and other things. Overview of the Fireside Chat Christophe, Dir...

Binance Reports $80B in Trading Volume in a Single Day

6 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

On Jan, 4, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao revealed that the exchange had logged its largest-ever 24 hour trading volume at $80 billion, as Bitcoin was making its rally to $35,000 levels.  Zhao also highlighted how the market has grown in the short span...