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 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.

CZ, Roger Ver, Erik Voorhees and Akon will be attending a VR Crypto Conference

8 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple figures from the cryptocurrency industry will participate in a VR-based conference, a partial remedy for the suspension and halting of multiple events that have occurred recently. The BlockDown 2020 confere...

Binance and BNB: TOP Things You Should Know - Publish0x Emails

26 Mar 2020 2 minute read 14 comments igort

Disclaimer: This post is a reproduction of an email we've sent to the Publish0x email list on March 2nd, 2020. It contains links to some of the best posts our authors have written in and around Binance and $BNB. These posts explain what Binance and B...

Steem Community entering a truce with Justin Sun and Binance’s CZ?

10 Mar 2020 4 minute read 2 comments Greenchic

  I got Badge of honour for voting 30 witnesses for Steem Blockchain. Oh, feel so honoured like been knighted or something...ha!!   Looks like the climate is become pleasant for a Truce for now?? Yesterday, I spent time trying to see if there is an...

Most Famous People of Crypto Industry

10 Mar 2020 7 minute read 5 comments ChangellyOfficial

Crypto industry was built by people and decisions of some of them influence the whole industry. Here is the list of people whose contribution made a significant impact on blockchain and cryptocurrencies. These people lead the industry through all the...

World’s Richest Crypto Billionaires: Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Sits on Top With a $2.6 Billion Fortune

2 Mar 2020 1 minute read 4 comments

"Money is not a driver after a point, but it tends to go to people who build"   According to the Hurun Global Rich List 2020 that was issued on previous Wednesday, the CEO of the leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has become the wealthiest crypt...

Changpeng Zhao: "Craig Wright is a disgrace for the crypto industry»

27 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Kluma

The head of the trading platform explained why the self-proclaimed Creator of Bitcoin is not who he claims to be Calling himself the Creator of Bitcoin, Craig Wright shames the crypto industry and undermines people's trust in the cryptocurrency, said...

Top Things You Should Know About Binance

29 Jan 2020 45 minute read 43 comments MuyAsk

Hey guys :) It’s been a while since the last time I posted about MakerDAO, DAI & SAI, however, the following piece - on Binance and BNB took much longer than I expected to put together so I hope you enjoy it! The list of Q&A is pretty long so first c...

Binance will continue to oversee the Japanese market through strategic partnerships, confirmation from the CEO of the cryptocurrency exchange

19 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Roberto D.

We had already talked about it HERE, following an initial official communication, today the issue has become clearer, as always happens after each speech by Changpeng Zhao (the CEO of Binance); however, let's pick up the thread from the beginning, in...

Binance CEO acknowledges PR for both Binance Coin and Bitcoin

11 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Charlie Vanauken

The CEO of the famous exchange Binance, Changpeng Zhao, admitted that he personally did not only PR (shilling) for his exchange utility coin, Binance Coin, but also for Bitcoin.   Zhao asserts that what's good for Bitcoin is good for BNB, and that is...

Tron Acquires blockchain-based content sharing platform DLive

1 Jan 2020 2 minute read 4 comments ModernEuler

After acquiring a crypto exchange Poloniex in November and file sharing company BitTorrent in June of 2018, Tron acquires Dlive, the blockchain-based content sharing platform. Launched in September 2018, DLive already boasts an impressive user base....