- Binance has announced the launch of a recovery fund for the industry.
- The recovery fund will help absorb crypto lenders and exchanges in a liquidity crisis.
- The company says the initiative is open to co-investors.
Binance’s CEO, Changpeng Zhao, popularly called CZ, has shown exceptional leadership qualities in the last few months. No wonder he has been rolling out a series of plans and suggestions to improve the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
One of those plans cum suggestions that has received reactions is the proposed $1 billion recovery fund. This recovery fund, alongside other plans, comes in the aftermath of the FTX collapse.
You would recall that the collapse has affected every facet of the crypto industry. Reports show that some exchanges and lenders might file for bankruptcy in the coming days.
On this premise, the crypto exchange, via its CEO, announced the launch of a recovery fund.
Binance Launches Recovery Fund
Binance’s CEO has announced plans to launch a $1 billion recovery fund. The CEO said the recovery fund is for the potential purchase of distressed projects in the digital sector. He added that the fund will “help projects which are otherwise strong but in a liquidity crisis.”
Similarly, Changpeng Zhao said there is a possibility of increasing the funds to more than $1 billion. He said,
If that is not enough, we can allocate more.” Some details of the recovery plan are contained in CZ’s tweet.
Furthermore, there are reports that industry players are looking at the potential of launching recovery funds. CZ was quoted to have said something similar at a conference in Abu Dhabi earlier this month. He said industry players are showing significant interest in recovery funds. He added that his company had plans to launch a similar recovery fund.
Furthermore, he said its recovery fund targets cryptocurrency projects facing a liquidity squeeze. Similarly, he added that the recovery fund would help “reduce further cascading negative effects of FTX.” This statement corroborates the fact that the recovery plan is targeted at the FTX collapse.
Changpeng Zhao said the fund is open to co-investors.
Binance Recovery Fund Receives Support
Binance’s plan to launch a recovery plan and that the exchange is open to support— Justin Sun, the founder of Tron, will support the initiative. He said Tron, alongside Huobi Global and Poloniex, will support its recovery fund.
You would recall Binance’s CEO said the initiative would “follow a loose approach where different industry players will contribute.” This statement showed how robust the initiative would be and the expected impact.
Furthermore, there are expectations that several other industry players will launch their recovery plan— or they will key into the Binance initiative and reduce the impact of the FTX collapse.
Similarly, there are signs that several other exchanges and lenders will file for bankruptcy. Instead of crashing as FTX did, the recovery plan is designed to absorb them.
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