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Bybit Reaches 30 Million Registered Users, Marking Explosive Growth and Industry Leadership into Web3

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DUBAI, UAE, May 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Bybit, one of the world’s top three crypto exchanges by trading volume, today celebrates a monumental milestone: surpassing 30 million registered users globally. This remarkable achievement comes alongside a period of exceptional growth, solidifying Bybit as a frontrunner in the blockchain industry.

Market Share Soars, User Trust Flourishes

Bybit’s market share in spot trading has skyrocketed from 2% in 2023 to a staggering 9.3% in 2024, a nearly 400% surge according to the latest Kaiko Research quarterly report. This significant leap from the previous year’s 7.3% firmly establishes Bybit as a leader in cryptocurrency exchange.

Bybit attributes this growth to its unwavering commitment to user security and trust. The company prioritizes asset safety through the regular publication of proof-of-reserve audits, ensuring transparency and accountability with user funds. Additionally, Bybit boasts an impeccable security record, with no major breakdowns or hacking incidents since its inception in 2018.

This dedication to security and transparency is further validated by industry recognition. Bybit has received a perfect 10/10 Trust Score from CoinGecko and an ‘AA’ rating in the recent CCData Crypto Exchange Benchmark Report.

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“Reaching 30 million registered users is a humbling achievement, and it wouldn’t be possible without the unwavering support of our vibrant global crypto community,” said Ben Zhou, Co-founder and CEO of Bybit. “We are incredibly grateful for their trust and remain committed to providing best-in-class, reliable services tailored to local needs. Bybit actively collaborates with regulators worldwide to ensure compliance and responsible innovation.”

Looking Forward: Bridging the Gap to Web3

Bybit has consistently been at the forefront of Web3 innovation, reshaping how users interact with the blockchain ecosystem through user-centric and engaging platforms. In 2024, we have expanded our suite of offerings with breakthrough solutions like the Airdrop Arcade, NFT Pro, and Inscription Marketplaces.

These platforms are meticulously designed not only to lower entry barriers and simplify the user experience but also to enrich it by curating opportunities to invest in and support a diverse range of promising, trending, and blue-chip tokens and projects. Our most recent Solana Fiesta and Bitcoin economy livestream introduced many Web3-curious individuals to the fast-growing ecosystems and their opportunities.

This curation consistently ensures that our users have access to the most rewarding and reliable opportunities in the Web3 space, making participation not only easier but also more enjoyable through gamification and advanced data intelligence. This commitment extends to the upcoming launch of Bybit Web3 DEX Pro, a cutting-edge decentralized exchange platform powered by revolutionary i-SMART data intelligence technology. This represents Bybit’s commitment to innovation that empowers, providing tools that not only meet but exceed the needs of modern traders and investors.

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“Today’s milestone signifies more than just numbers; it’s a testament to our ongoing dedication to revolutionizing the crypto landscape,” emphasized Zhou. “Bybit remains committed to shaping the future of crypto. We will continue to uphold the values of listening, caring, and improving, to serve our 30 million users with the most professional products. Protecting the interests of our clients will be ingrained in all product designs. We envision a world where Web3 empowers every individual, where financial inclusivity is not just a goal but a reality.”

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About Bybit

Bybit is one of the world’s top three crypto exchanges by trading volume with over 30 million users. Established in 2018, Bybit offers a professional platform where crypto investors and traders can find an ultra-fast matching engine, 24/7 customer service, and multilingual community support. Bybit is a proud partner of Formula One’s reigning Constructors’ and Drivers’ champions: the Oracle Red Bull Racing team.

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Digital Currency Initiative Launches in Taiwan by Collaborating with Prestigious University

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In an innovative effort to revolutionize digital financial education, a prominent digital currency provider has teamed up with a renowned university in Taiwan. This strategic collaboration aims to equip students with advanced knowledge and practical experience, preparing them for the future of finance.

Empowering Future Financial Professional

The partnership focuses on immersing students in the complex world of digital assets, blockchain technology, and cutting-edge financial instruments. Industry experts will offer invaluable insights and mentorship, enhancing students’ understanding and skills in this rapidly evolving field.

Curriculum Highlights:

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  • Blockchain Principles: Foundational knowledge of blockchain technology.
  • Critical Thinking: Developing analytical skills for problem-solving in digital finance.
  • Risk Assessment: Strategies for identifying and managing financial risks.
  • Legal Compliance: Understanding the regulatory landscape and compliance requirements.
  • Career Insights: Exploring potential career paths in the digital finance industry.

Commitment to Digital Economy Growth

This initiative underscores a commitment to fostering the digital economy’s growth by highlighting the stability of digital assets against traditional currencies. The newly introduced digital token combines traditional asset stability with blockchain security, offering a robust financial instrument for the future.

The digital currency provider has a long-standing history of promoting blockchain education and advocating for financial inclusivity. By facilitating cross-border transactions and investing in emerging markets, the organization continues to play a crucial role in shaping digital finance’s future.

Advancing Financial Literacy and Inclusivity

This collaborative effort represents a significant step towards democratizing financial literacy and empowering individuals worldwide to engage with the evolving digital currency landscape.

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  • Taiwan’s Blockchain Hub: Taiwan actively promotes itself as a hub for blockchain and digital currency innovation through various initiatives.
  • Research and Development: The partnership is expected to spur increased R&D activities in digital assets, benefiting both academia and industry.
  • Regulatory Exploration: Taiwan’s government is interested in exploring regulatory frameworks for digital currencies and blockchain technology, creating a supportive environment for such collaborations.

Key Questions Addressed

  1. Impact on Adoption: How will the collaboration between the digital currency provider and the university impact the adoption of digital currencies in Taiwan?
  2. Skills and Knowledge: What specific skills and knowledge will students gain from the curriculum focusing on blockchain technology and digital assets?
  3. Regulatory Compliance: How does the initiative address potential regulatory challenges and compliance issues in the digital currency space?

Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages:

  • Enhanced Education: Offering students unique educational opportunities in digital finance and blockchain technology.
  • Industry-Academia Bridge: Providing hands-on experience and mentorship to bridge the gap between academia and industry.
  • Economic Growth: Contributing to the growth and development of the digital economy in Taiwan and beyond.

Disadvantages:

  • Curriculum Updates: Potential challenges in keeping the curriculum up-to-date with the rapidly evolving digital currency landscape.
  • Practical Exposure: Ensuring students receive practical, real-world experience to complement theoretical knowledge.
  • Regulatory Balance: Balancing the promotion of digital currencies with the need for regulatory compliance and risk management.

The collaboration between the digital currency provider and the Taiwanese university marks a significant milestone in digital financial education. By integrating industry expertise with academic rigor, this partnership aims to nurture the next generation of financial professionals and foster the growth of the digital economy.

Source: smartphonemagazine.com

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Binance Appeals Against $4.3M Penalty Imposed by Canada Regulator

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In a recent court appeal, Binance argued that it does not specifically target Canadian customers, claiming its activity in Canada is merely a byproduct of its international operations, according to a June 19 report by the Canadian Press. The exchange revealed that although it had previously attempted to establish a Canadian presence, these plans were abandoned. By May 2023, Binance had fully exited the Canadian market, citing new regulations on stablecoins and investor restrictions that made continued operations unfeasible. Despite its departure, Binance acknowledged the sentimental value of Canada, being the home country of its founder.

In May, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) imposed a $4.3 million fine on Binance for non-compliance with anti-money laundering (AML) and terrorist financing rules. FINTRAC claimed that between June 2021 and July 2023, Binance failed to report over 5,000 transactions of $10,000 or more. Additionally, despite having multiple opportunities, Binance failed to register as a money services business within the deadlines set by the regulator.

Beyond its issues in Canada, Binance is facing a multitude of legal challenges globally. In April, a class-action lawsuit was filed against the exchange in Canada, accusing it of violating securities laws. The plaintiffs allege that Binance sold crypto derivative products to everyday investors without proper registration, breaching Ontario’s Securities Act and federal regulations. This lawsuit, representing tens of thousands of Canadian investors, seeks compensation and the reversal of unauthorized trades.

Globally, Binance has also faced significant financial penalties. In November, the exchange settled with US authorities, agreeing to a $4 billion fine for violations of anti-money laundering and sanctions laws. Similarly, the Indian Financial Intelligence Unit imposed a $2.24 million fine, the largest ever against a crypto entity in the country, for failing to comply with AML regulations.

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Binance’s regulatory and legal troubles illustrate the significant challenges faced by cryptocurrency exchanges operating across multiple jurisdictions. While the exchange continues to navigate these complexities, its ability to comply with global regulatory standards and address legal disputes will be critical to its long-term viability and reputation in the market.

Source: cryptonews.com

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Binance.US Dealt Another Blow: North Dakota Revokes License

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Following the lead of states like Florida, Alaska, Oregon, Maine, and North Carolina, North Dakota has moved to block Binance.US from regaining its money transmitter license. This decision by the North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is grounded in a November 2023 guilty plea by Binance founder Changpeng Zhao on anti-money laundering charges, further questioning the exchange’s suitability for operation.

Protecting Public Interest

DFI Commissioner Lise Kruse emphasized the need to protect the public interest in her statement: “The Commissioner finds the Respondent does not continue to meet the qualifications or satisfy requirements that may apply to an applicant for a new money transmitter license.” This decision adds North Dakota to the growing list of states placing Binance.US in regulatory “penalty boxes.”

Global Troubles and US Regulatory Concerns

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The regulatory issues faced by Binance.US in the United States reflect broader global challenges. For instance, a recent regulatory conflict in Nigeria, which resulted in the detention of a Binance executive, raises additional concerns for US regulators, complicating Binance.US’s situation further.

Impact and Outlook for Binance.US

Currently, Binance.US is unable to onboard new users in several regions and is entirely inaccessible in over 10 states. The exchange has until July 17, 2024, to challenge North Dakota’s decision. However, the outlook remains uncertain, given the mounting restrictions and regulatory pressures.

The relatively short prison sentence for Zhao might suggest a potential course correction within Binance. By prioritizing user safety and adhering strictly to US regulations, Binance.US could potentially regain some lost ground. The exchange’s future hinges on its ability to address regulatory compliance issues effectively.

The Broader Implications

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This regulatory crackdown highlights the evolving landscape of cryptocurrency regulation. While the innovative potential of cryptocurrencies is significant, exchanges must operate within established regulatory frameworks to maintain trust and stability in the market. Binance.US’s struggle will be closely watched by the entire cryptocurrency industry, serving as a cautionary tale for exchanges that prioritize growth over compliance.

Source: bitcoinist.com

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