The collapse of the Terra ecosystem has shaken the crypto market as the value of LUNA cryptocurrency falls to mud from as soon as being the top-5 cryptocurrencies by market cap. Nonetheless, amid all the continuing drama, some rumors floated on Twitter that crypto alternate Binance was one of many massive buyers within the Terra LUNA ecosystem.
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao has come ahead to clear the air concerning the identical. In his current thread on Twitter, CZ wrote:
“First, I want to handle falsehoods circulating in crypto Twitter. Binance didn’t take part within the 2nd spherical of Luna’s fund elevating nor did we purchase any UST. Binance Labs invested $3m USD in Terra (the layer 0 blockchain) in 2018. UST got here a lot later after our preliminary funding”.
Moreover, Zhao stated that Binance has invested in a number of crypto initiatives during the last 4 years. Some have outperformed whereas some have gone to mud. “That’s how investments work,” explains CZ.
CZ Asks What’s Terra Doing About Its Bitcoin Reserves
Ever because the collapse of the Terra ecosystem, some market gamers have been suggesting methods to recuperate from this example. One of many newest proposals was to hardfork Terra 2.0, create a snapshot of holdings earlier than the collapse triggered, and supply LUNA holders with new LUNA 2.0.
Responding to this, CZ said: “This received’t work. Forking doesn’t give the brand new fork any worth. That’s wishful considering. One can not void all transactions after an outdated snapshot, each on-chain and off-chain (exchanges)”.
He additional questioned what’s Terra doing about all its Bitcoin reserves that had been meant to guard the UST’s greenback peg. “Shouldn’t these BTC be ALL used to purchase again UST first?” he requested. In his newest thread, the Binance CEO additionally mentions:
The previous few days, we tried laborious to help the Terra neighborhood. In my tweets, I’m merely declaring the potential points from my understanding. Minting, forking, don’t create worth. Shopping for again, burning does, however requires funds. Funds that the challenge staff could not have. On this regard, I wish to see extra transparency from them.
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