Binance to Support Georgia’s Crypto Industry Through Blockchain Education – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Digital asset exchange Binance has agreed to help Georgia to develop its cryptocurrency sector by launching educational and other blockchain initiatives. The leading coin trading platform has been expanding its presence in the region with similar projects in other countries. Binance and Georgian Tech Agency to Jointly Develop Country’s Crypto Economy The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Georgia’s Agency for Innovation and Technology (GITA). The sides intend to work together on the implementation of educational and community initiatives in the blockchain…

Binance Says Indian Crypto Exchange Wazirx Can No Longer Use Its Wallet Services – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Binance has announced that Indian crypto exchange Wazirx can no longer use Binance wallet services. Zanmai, the operator of Wazirx, has until Feb. 3 “to remove the funds from the accounts that they used for Wazirx’s operations.” The move followed a public dispute regarding the relationship between Binance and Wazirx. Binance Ends Wallet Services to Wazirx Cryptocurrency exchange Binance said Friday that Indian crypto exchange Wazirx “can no longer use Binance wallet services.” Noting that it “has no control over Wazirx user funds or any aspect of the Wazirx exchange’s…

Binance Returns to Korean Crypto Market — Invests in Troubled Exchange Gopax – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Binance has returned to the South Korean cryptocurrency market after two years with a “meaningful” investment in a local, licensed crypto exchange. Gopax fell into trouble following the collapse of crypto exchange FTX and the bankruptcy filing of crypto lender Genesis Global. Binance Invests in Troubled Korean Crypto Exchange Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced Friday that it has invested in Gopax, a licensed crypto exchange in South Korea. The investment marks Binance’s return to the Korean crypto market, which the company exited two years ago, citing low usage and trading volume.…

Shiba Inu (SHIB) Army Petitions Binance To List Shibaswap (BONE) on World’s Largest Crypto Exchange

The community of Dogecoin (DOGE) competitor Shiba Inu (SHIB) is petitioning Binance to list a crypto asset that was recently designated as the governance token of its upcoming decentralized finance (DeFi) platform. In a new petition on Change.org, the SHIB army is asking the world’s largest crypto exchange platform by volume to list Bone ShibaSwap (BONE), the network’s utility token. “This petition is designed to kindly request of Binance to please list Bone Token to trade… BONE is a governance token of Shibaswap ecosystem which will allow the Shib Army…

Kazakhstan’s digital currency in pilot stage, per Binance, National Bank joint report

The National Bank of Kazakhstan (NBK) has launched a digital tenge pilot project, according to a report published jointly by the bank and Binance on Feb. 3. The report looked at global approaches to digital asset regulation, the digital asset industry and decentralized finance (DeFi) in Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States in particular.  In his introduction to the report, NBK Deputy governor Berik Sholpankupov wrote about the bank’s vision of a “collaboration between Traditional Finance and DeFi” that could increase financial inclusion and support international trade. He…

Binance Invests in Crypto Exchange GOPAX Years after South Korea Exit

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, has injected capital into distressed South Korean crypto exchange, GOPAX, two years after it shut down its subsidiary in the country due to low patronage. Bloomberg reports that the crypto exchange purchased a majority stake in GOPAX. At the start of the month, Finance Magnates reported that Binance was making plans to acquire GOPAX CEO Lee Jun-Haeng’s 41.2% majority shares in the crypto exchange. However, in a blogpost published on Friday, Binance only disclosed investing in GOPAX without stating the amount of injected capital.…

Binance severs ties with Indian crypto exchange WazirX

The debacle between the global cryptocurrency exchange Binance and Zanmai, the operator behind the Indian cryptocurrency exchange WazirX, continues in a new blog post from Binance banning the latter from utilizing its services. On Feb. 3, Binance released a post that acknowledged the ongoing “public debate” with Zanmai over its claims of Binance involvement in running WazirX. Binance said on Jan. 26 it gave WazirX the ultimatum of retracting its statements and continuing using Binance wallet services or terminating its usage. According to the announcement, Zanmai made no retraction and…

UK Bank Nationwide Has Restricted Card Payments to Binance

While the website didn’t say when the policy was instigated, a tweet dating from 2021 indicates the decision was made that July. Earlier in the same month, shortly after the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warned that Binance was not allowed to conduct any regulated activity in the country, the lender said it was assessing its policies on crypto transactions. Source

Binance re-enters South Korea with GOPAX exchange

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance is coming back to South Korea with a new acquisition of the local crypto trading platform Gopax. Binance has acquired a majority stake in the troubled crypto exchange Gopax, re-entering South Korea after exiting the market two years ago, Bloomberg reported on Feb. 3. The funding for the transaction reportedly came from a Finance-initiated investment project known as the Industry Recovery Initiative, to which Binance pledged $1 billion. Binance chief business officer Yibo Ling said that Binance has acquired a “meaningful” equity position at Gopax without…