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This Week at Binance: Jan 8—14, 2022

2022-01-14

In today’s edition of This Week at Binance (Jan 8—14, 2022): CZ released an FAQ on what makes Binance successful, we became an official AFCON sponsor and launched a new way to transfer crypto via secure codes. 

Fellow Binancians,

Depending on where you’re located, winter or summer weather is in full swing. If you’re stuck inside, make use of the time and learn some new skills—preferably ones that make you money.

Weekly Market Recap

This week we saw the total crypto market cap increase around 4.1%, from ~$1.95T on Jan 8 to ~$2.03T at the time of writing. 

Bitcoin (BTC) briefly traded below $40,000 on Jan 10 before bouncing to a weekly high of ~$44,236. It currently trades at ~$42,506 as of writing. 

During the same period, Ethereum briefly traded below $3,000 on Jan 10 before hitting a weekly high of ~$3,391. At the time of writing, Ethereum trades at ~$3,256.

1. CZ: What Makes Binance Succesful

Hear from CZ as he clears misconceptions and shares the secrets to what makes Binance successful. 

Read CZ's full FAQ

2. Binance x AFCON

Exciting news! We are now an exclusive blockchain and crypto sponsor for the 2021 TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments, Africa’s largest international men’s football championship.

Read the full Binance x AFCON annoucement

3. Introducing Binance Code

Check out our latest crypto transfer gateway for crypto or non-crypto businesses and users. We’re currently looking for business partners interested in integrating our API solution, which provides crypto payments, reward programs and trading features for you platform. 

Learn more about Binance Code

What’s Ticking On The Exchange

New trading pairs:

  • January 13, 2021:TOM/BIDR, DYDX/ETH, FARM/ETH, FOR/BNB, ICP/TRY, JASMY/ETH, LINA/BNB, OOKI/ETH, ROSE/ETH, UMA/BUSD, UNI/ETH & XTZ/ETH. (Read more)

New listings this week:

  • Glimmer (GLMR): Glimmer (GLMR) is the utility and governance token for Moonboom, an EVM-compatible and substrate-based blockchain that operates on the Polkadot Parachain.

  • Alchemy Pay (ACH): Alchemy Pay is a payment system focused on retail transactions at the Point-of-Sale and peer-to-peer remittance. 

  • Immutable X (IMX): Immutable X is an L2 scaling solution for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Ethereum.

This Week’s Activities:

  • Start 2022 with free crypto!  Refer friends to unlock mystery boxes worth up to $500 in crypto each. (Read more)

  • Every Wednesday is WinBUSDday. Make eligible Futures trades to take home your share of 14,400 BUSD in Futures vouchers. (Read more)

  • Prosper with Binance P2P.  Trade on Binance P2P and share $19,000 in limited-edition Year of the Tiger gift cards. (Read more)

Other Bits to Consider

  • Invest and earn LINK on auto-pilot. Automate your DCA and generate LINK rewards with Auto-Invest. (Read more)

  • Binance Fan Token S.S. Lazio Fan Shop. The online shop is open for early access! We’ll be listing VIP Seat Tickets and Binance Box Seats for the upcoming S.S. Lazio vs. Atalanta B.C. match on January 22. (Read more)

  • 74th phase of Dual Investment. Subscribe to the 74th phase of Dual Investment products and start enjoying a significantly higher interest rate for LUNA and AVAX. (Read more)

  • Binance NFT x S.S. Lazio. Check out Binance NFT’s new Ciro Immobile Mystery Box collection make sure to participate in the upcoming NFT Powerstation. (Read more)

Level Up Your Crypto Game (With Academy Articles) 

  • Send Polygon to Metamask. Get a detailed breakdown on how to add Polygon to your Metamask crypto wallet. (Read more)

  • Metaverse land. Discover the ins and outs of buying virtual real estate in the metaverse. (Read more)

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