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October 10, 2023

Binance Founder’s Ambitious $1 Billion Rescue Plan Fails to Deliver

Binance Founder's Ambitious $1 Billion Rescue Plan Fails to Deliver

Amidst the turbulence following the FTX crypto exchange debacle last November, one promising beacon emerged: Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, the billionaire behind Binance.

As startup funding dried up and panic rippled through the industry, Zhao proposed a bold $1 billion investment to help stabilize the crypto world. However, recent wallet analysis suggests the plan might not have lived up to its ambitious promises.

When FTX, a leading crypto exchange, began to spiral, the broader crypto landscape felt the tremors. With plunging prices and evaporating trust, investors scrambled to contain their risks.

Amidst this chaos, Binance founder, an influential figure, especially in the wake of Sam Bankman-Fried’s rapid descent, unveiled a grand rescue initiative. The plan, endorsed by heavyweights like Jump Crypto and Animoca, sought to inject the beleaguered industry with a whopping $1 billion to provide a lifeline to startups on the brink.

However, the numbers tell a different story. Instead of the pledged $1 billion, IRI’s investments in the project amounted to less than $30 million, a fraction of the anticipated funds.

Wallet analyses show that the inflow was significantly below expectations, leaving many to wonder about the future of the once-promising rescue endeavor.

The crypto community watches closely as concerns arise. Zhao’s intentions were noble, aiming to stabilize an industry in turmoil. However, the significant disparity between proposed funds and actual investments is alarming. Struggling startups that had pinned their hopes on Binance’s intervention now face uncertainty. The future will reveal the consequences of this gap in investment.

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Nik is an accomplished analyst and writer at Metaverse Post, specializing in delivering cutting-edge insights into the fast-paced world of technology, with a particular emphasis on AI/ML, XR, VR, on-chain analytics, and blockchain development. His articles engage and inform a diverse audience, helping them stay ahead of the technological curve. Possessing a Master's degree in Economics and Management, Nik has a solid grasp of the nuances of the business world and its intersection with emergent technologies.

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Nik Asti
Nik Asti

Nik is an accomplished analyst and writer at Metaverse Post, specializing in delivering cutting-edge insights into the fast-paced world of technology, with a particular emphasis on AI/ML, XR, VR, on-chain analytics, and blockchain development. His articles engage and inform a diverse audience, helping them stay ahead of the technological curve. Possessing a Master's degree in Economics and Management, Nik has a solid grasp of the nuances of the business world and its intersection with emergent technologies.

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