World’s largest crypto exchange, Binance has successfully concluded the much-awaited Binance “Off The Charts” Virtual Conference, a 10-hour long event where 100+ industry experts joined in as speakers. During the conference, major announcements were made, including the launch of the Binance Card which will roll-out in the UK and Europe.
When the Binance Card rolls out, users will be able to spend their BTC, BNB, BUSD, and SXB at more than 60 million merchants spread across 200 regions around the world. This makes Binance Card one of the biggest in its segment right from the get-go. The event itself was attended by big names, including pop singer turned crypto entrepreneur, Akon, who spoke about how cryptocurrency can and will empower the people of Africa.
Other key speakers included Carylyne Chan, Interim CEO & Chief Strategy Officer of CoinMarketCap, Jamie Burke, CEO of Outlier Ventures, Yele Bademosi, CEO of Bundle, Anthony Pompliano, Partner at Morgan Creek Capital, and Nischal Shetty, CEO of Indian crypto exchange WazirX. The five key points discussed at the event include Powering Crypto Growth, Crypto Meets Traditional Finance, Blockchain and Global Health, Policy and Regulation, Trading Strategies and Technical Analysis.
In a blog posted on the website yesterday, Binance stated that it has set its sight on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The plans were revealed during the virtual conference after the company has witnessed a heavy demand from the MENA countries. Binance’s Strategy Officer Ghin Chao said,