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Binance CZ denies Bloomberg report of Abu Dhabi fundraising attempt

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Binance CEO CZ has denied Bloomberg’s Nov. 21 report that it was seeking investment in an industry recovery fund. CZ said he took to Twitter to briefly confirm that the report was “false.”

The Bloomberg article states:

โ€œCZโ€ Zhao and several representatives met with investors in Abu Dhabi last week to raise money for the crypto industry recovery fund, according to people familiar with the matter. “

However, given that CZ denied having spoken to investors about the new recovery fund, after the Binance CEO attended the recent Milken Institute Middle East and Africa Summit on Nov. 17, the report said It looks like they may have misrepresented the CEO of Binance. Dubai is just an hour from Abu Dhabi.

According to Bloomberg, a Binance representative said the CZ meeting was focused on โ€œglobal regulatory issues.โ€

โ€œAll of CZโ€™s meetings in Abu Dhabi focused on general global regulatory issues. Specifically, regulators in the Middle East investigating evidence of more aggressive custody requirements for crypto exchanges. It’s about how we can lead the world.”

CZ confirmed the existence of a global crypto recovery fund on November 14th.

CZ has I got it โ€œMost journalists at Bloomberg are good, but Binance has run into problems with Bloomberg in the past. Filed a lawsuit against the organization in July 2022. CZ claimed that bloomberg

โ€œMake a nice profile piece, invite them to a photo shoot, then switch stories at the last minute. Ignore any positive comments you get from third parties. Only pick up old negatives. I’ll still put you on the cover.

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