Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao on Tuesday said the Binance team has people from over 100 countries but still lacks talent. Despite layoffs by crypto companies, Binance CEO has committed to continue hiring and educating people about crypto, Web3, and blockchain. The world’s largest crypto exchange continues its global expansion for its mission to lead the next wave of crypto and blockchain adoption.
Binance Looks for More Talent Amid Layoffs on the Other Side
Crypto companies including exchanges such as Coinbase, Crypto.com, Celsius, Bybit, and BlockFi have laid off thousands of their workforce. The collapse of FTX has stretched the crypto winter, forcing companies to continue laying off employees across the globe.
Binance CEO “CZ” in a tweet on December 6 said:
“Binance team has over 100 nationalities. Still missing a large number.”
Recently, Binance announced plans to hire 8,000 employees by the end of 2023. The move comes as the crypto market remains under pressure due to the FTX crisis and macroeconomic factors. Moreover, Binance has also committed nearly $2 billion to its Industry Recovery Initiative to help crypto companies facing liquidity issues following the collapse of FTX.
CZ also tweeted that Binance collaborated with law enforcement agencies in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand in the last three weeks to deliver practical cryptocurrency training and workshops for investigators and prosecutors.
It included 2-day training in collaboration with Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Office to address cryptocurrency fundamentals. Also, hands-on investigation techniques, case studies, and the role of crypto exchanges in crime investigations and crime prevention.
Binance Records 30% Rise in Trading Activity Post FTX
While some blame Binance for the collapse of FTX after it announced selling FTT tokens, Binance CEO this should have been done earlier to prevent FTX from getting big. Meanwhile, Sam Bankman-Fried attends interviews to reveal what went wrong and relation with trading firm Alameda Research.
Binance recorded a 30% increase in trading activity after the crypto exchange FTX filed for bankruptcy. Binance’s native token BNB trades at $288, down over 2% in the last 24 hours.