BTCC

BTCC is a Hong Kong based bitcoin exchange that was once the world’s second largest by volume in October 2014. Founded in June 2011 as BTCChina, it was China’s first bitcoin exchange, and most of its customers are thought to be from the domestic market. In 2018, it is thought to now have almost 150 employees.

Company CEO Bobby Lee approached the then two-person company in early 2013, and after investing his own money and attracting investors, oversaw the company’s rapid expansion and marketshare growth by the end of the year. The Stanford computer science graduate, whose brother founded the cryptocurrency Litecoin, previously worked for Yahoo! in the United States, and as Vice President of Technology for Walmart China.

In November 2013, BTCChina raised $5 million in Series A funding from investors, Lightspeed China Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Bobby Lee’s Vision of Blockchain is Wrong and Here’s Why
August 27th, 2018

Сryptographer and PhD in Information Security Dr. Pavel Kravchenko brings valid arguments explaining why we should’t agree with prominent industry influencer’s vision of blockchain technology.

Formerly China’s ‘Top Three’ Crypto Exchange BTCC Relaunches With Its Native Token
July 2nd, 2018

The new exchange will also have an incentive model to reward customers for signing on its platform.

BTCC Will Launch an Upgraded BTCC Exchange Platform in June
May 28th, 2018

Good news for the cryptocurrency community: a new exchange developed by BTCC is said to enter the game in June. The platform will provide faster transactions and enhanced security.

GIA Sunrise Inc: A Blockchain-Based Group Innovating Digital Economy
March 14th, 2018

GIA Sunrise Inc, digital asset management corporation specializing in the blockchain commodity management and execution of arbitrage, works to shake up digital economy and become the leader in the destined-for-success blockchain tech.

China’s Oldest Cryptocurrency Exchange BTCC Acquired by an Undisclosed Blockchain Investment Fund
January 31st, 2018

According to BTCC founder, the acquisition is a major milestone as it will help the exchange to grow virtual currency adoption and expand its business worldwide.

BTCC Founder Bobby Lee Talks About SegWit2x and China’s Bitcoin Exchange Ban on Reddit AMA
November 3rd, 2017

BTCC founder Bobby Lee discuses SegWit2x and China’s bitcoin exchange ban on Reddit AMA.

China Will Likely Resume Cryptocurrency Trading After Licensing Exchanges, Says New Report
October 9th, 2017

China will likely resume cryptocurrency trading after licensing exchanges as measures for cryptocurrency market regulation.

Bitcoin Price Surpasses $4200 Level Despite BTC-China No Longer Accepts Deposits
September 28th, 2017

Bitcoin price reaches its “pre-crisis” level despite China’s crypto giant BTCC exchange has stopped accepting yuan and cryptocurrency deposits.

Bitcoin Exchanges OkCoin and Huobi Will Stop All Trading Services for Local Customers
September 18th, 2017

OkCoin and Huobi are to stop all trading services for local customers till the end of October putting an end to crypto exchange markets in any form in China.

China’s Bitcoin Exchange Need to Stop Trading Virtual Currencies Amid Crackdown
September 15th, 2017

Chineese authorities have ordered domestic Bitcoin exchanges to cease trading and immediately notify users of their closure.