Changpeng Zhao

Binance and CEO ‘CZ’ plead guilty to federal charges, agreed to pay $4.3B in fines

It’s been an eventful week for crypto exchanges and the U.S. government. Changpeng Zhao, also known as “CZ,” the founder and CEO of Binance, is stepping down and has pleaded guilty to a number o

SEC sues Binance and CEO Zhao over alleged mishandling funds, lying to regulators

The SEC is accusing Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, its CEO Changpeng Zhao and BAM Trading and BAM Management, of lying to regulators about its operations, according to a federal suit

Binance and CEO Changpeng Zhao sued by CFTC over trading and derivative violations

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by volume; its CEO Changpeng Zhao; and Chief Compliance Officer Samuel Lim, are being sued by the U.S. Commodity Futures and Trading Commission, accordin

Crypto exchange Binance expects to pay penalties to settle US investigations

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, expects to pay monetary penalties to settle probes into its business in the U.S., a top executive said, in a major about-face after publicly disputi

Binance to terminate tech offerings to estranged India partner WazirX

Binance will stop offering its wallet and other tech services that it provided to WazirX, escalating tension with the Indian crypto exchange that it once sought to acquire. The world’s largest crypt

Binance chief says crypto exchange doesn’t see viable business in India

Scores of crypto-focused venture capital firms have raced to India in the past two years, hoping to turn the world’s second largest internet market’s large developer community into a key w

Binance chief says FTX going down ‘not good for anyone’, warns of greater regulatory scrutiny

Binance founder and chief executive Changpeng Zhao says FTX “going down is not good for anyone in the industry,” and the ongoing episode has “severely shaken” the confidence of consumers, a da

Crypto giant Binance agrees to buy rival FTX amid ‘liquidity crunch’

Binance said Tuesday it has signed a letter of intent to acquire its most formidable rival FTX, delivering a surprising twist to days-long public spat between the world’s two largest crypto exch

Binance founder Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao shares his vision of web3 opportunities at TC Sessions: Crypto

When it comes to the decentralized world of crypto, few single entities loom larger or carry more weight in the industry than exchange behemoth Binance. The blockchain giant processed $34 trillion in

Binance CEO sees positive progress for crypto regulation, but it will be a ‘long process’

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, known as "CZ," said governments across the globe are making slow but "positive" progress toward regulating cryptocurrency.

As Coinbase falters, Binance.US is waiting in the wings

As the largest publicly traded crypto exchange in the United States, Coinbase has become something of a household name. But as the going gets tough in the crypto markets, the company seems to be fumbl

Binance.US hires former Acorns, PayPal exec Jasmine Lee as CFO

After nine months of searching, Binance.US, the American partner of the world’s largest crypto exchange, has finally found a new permanent chief financial officer (CFO). Jasmine Lee is coming on

Binance.US CEO tells employees the company is ‘growing faster than ever’

Binance.US, the American company associated with the world’s largest crypto exchange, isn’t worried about the market turmoil that has pushed some of its competitors to tighten their belts.

Binance gets regulatory nod in France, paving the way for Europe push

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by volume, has gained regulatory approval to provide digital asset services in France, the first European country where it has acquired such permissi

What the Binance bailout of Axie Infinity means for crypto’s future

Why did Binance step in to rescue a startup it hadn’t put any money into previously? One obvious answer could lie in the fact that Axie’s success is seen as critical to the success of crypto overa

Binance.US raises over $200M in first seed round, hitting a $4.5B valuation as it preps for IPO

Binance.US raised over $200 million in its first external funding round, putting its pre-money valuation at $4.5 billion as it builds out a roadmap for an initial public offering (IPO), its CEO Brian