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Founded 2019
Headquarters San Francisco, California
Key People Brian Brooks, CEO; Manny Alvarez, Chief Administrative Officer; Changpeng Zhao, Founder
Employees 101 - 250
Products Cryptocurrency trading platform
Twitter @BinanceAmerica
LinkedIn Profile
Facebook Page
Website Home Page
Releases Company News
Blog Binance.US Blog

Binance.US, an affiliate of Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency trading platforms in the world, is a U.S. based cryptocurrency trading platform. Binance.US launched trading with 13 fiat- and cryptocurrency-to-cryptocurrency pairs of BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB and USDT on September 24, 2019.[1]

In a June 14, 2019, announcement, Binance said that as of September it would no longer provide services to U.S. business or retail customers.[2] Earlier, Binance had revealed in a blog post that it had partnered with BAM Trading Services to launch a U.S. dedicated service, Binance.US. The post said that Binance was licensing its trading platform as well as its wallet technologies to BAM. BAM received a FinCEN registration on June 11 according to Binance.[3]

According to CryptoCompare, an online data aggregator, Binance US was the 34h largest cryptocurrency trading platform in the world by trading volume for the 24 preceding hours on April 2, 2020.[4]

Binance.US joined the Blockchain Association in August 2020, prompting Coinbase, a founding member of the association, to quit.[5]

Brian Brooks, who was acting head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency under the Trump Administration for about eight months in 2020, was named CEO of Binance.US in April 2021. Brooks had earlier been chief legal officer at Coinbase.[6] The trading platform added Manny Alvarez, a former commissioner at the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI), as its new chief administrative officer in July 2021.[7]