Less than two weeks into 2023, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) has been tested on his New Year’s resolution to “ignore” FUD, fake news, and attacks.
Intense pressure after the FTX debacle
Binance CEO Zhao Changpeng (CZ) It has the magic number “4” to deal with public criticism leveled at the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange in 2023.
The number 4 represents one of CZ’s New Year’s resolutions tweeted on January 2nd. Ignore FUD, fake news, attacks, etc. “
As the public spotlight intensified on Binance following the epic demise of Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX/Alameda Empire and the sudden downfall of a former media darling, the solution has been tested.
CZ is sticking with his resolution for now, amid reports that Binance has lost more value than before and the exchange has not kept up with the rebalancing of the Binance peg BUSD token, which has been wrapped in the past. It seems that
In response to BUSD’s article, Binance itself responded that a “timing mismatch” issue was identified and resolved last year.
On the other hand, Paxos, another issuer of the ERC-20 actual BUSD coin, insists that its coin is highly regulated and always backed 1:1, as well as wrapped products such as Binance-Peg BUSD. Published a Twitter thread highlighting that they have not published a version that is outdated. , which is backed by her ERC-20 BUSD from Paxos.
Again, CZ may have cheated a bit on its anti-FUD commitments, citing a tweet from a Binance supporter dismissing reports of loss of value on Binance, adding: 📷📷”
At the Davos conference in Switzerland, CZ struck a much more positive tone. According to reports, Binance told the audience that he hopes to increase the number of employees from 3,000 to 8,000 in 2022 and expand another 15% to 30% in 2023.
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