Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) announced on Monday that the company had converted $1 billion BUSD into bitcoin (BTC), BNB, and ethereum (ETH). “Given changes in stablecoins and banks, Binance will convert the remaining $1 billion from the Industry Recovery Initiative funds from BUSD to native crypto, including BTC, BNB, and ETH. Some fund movements will occur onchain. Transparency,” Zhao said.
After tweeting the announcement, CZ shared an address for the Industry Recovery Initiative and a transaction explorer link for the transfer that the exchange handled. One person replied to CZ’s Twitter thread and said: “People who are a bit unnerved by recent stablecoin developments will feel much more reassured.”