Nick Chong · 30 mins ago · 2 min read
One of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Binance, has unveiled a new educational platform that will provide free resources for the burgeoning cryptocurrency and blockchain industries.
A Hub for All Things Crypto?
Binance has revealed a new educational initiative and open-access platform, called Binance Academy, with the goal of fostering a wider understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.
Binance Academy, operating under the domain binance.vision, will initially provide a “one-stop-shop” for educational articles and videos relevant to the industry–including fundamental and advanced topics such as blockchain applications and security best practices. Other features include a glossary, which will feature a variety of jargons from the burgeoning blockchain industry.
In a press release, Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, said:
“Binance Academy’s mission is to proliferate knowledge about the power of blockchain and cryptocurrencies by offering comprehensive and easily accessible educational content to onboard the world, one video view and one article read at a time.”
Additionally, Binance Academy will consistently be updated to reflect real-world cases and strategies and will aim to assist in transforming the Binance exchange into a “global hub for all things crypto.”
“We have taken great care in adopting a platform that is open for both consumers and producers of contents. Users are free to suggest new topics they would like to learn about and also submit their work for review and sharing alongside Binance produced contents on Academy.
“The most elementary building block of revolution, after all, is knowledge. Given global reach and inherent advanced nature of users we have attained through the Binance ecosystem, we have the responsibility of propagating blockchain and crypto knowledge to the rest of the world.”
Strengthening its Offerings
Binance’s latest offering comes days after the exchange unveiled a pre-alpha demonstration of its own decentralized exchange.
As previously reported by CryptoSlate, the Binance Decentralized Exchange (DEX) is part of a greater project that will see the exchange platform launch a blockchain, dubbed Binance Chain.
The exchange also partnered with Libra Credit in late July to allow BNB holders to access fiat and cryptocurrency loans to borrowers that pledge Binance BNB tokens as collateral.