Binance is an extremely popular cryptocurrency exchange that first launched in September 2017. It is one of the top crypto exchanges by volume and is considered by many to be the best in terms of quality, security and customer service. It has expanded from its roots in China into Japan, Jersey and Uganda, and has also launched its own ICO platform – Binance Launchpad. 2019 will also see the launch of Binance’s native blockchain, Binance Chain, and a high-speed decentralized exchange. Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) is a popular member of the cryptocurrency community, and made the cover of Forbes magazine in 2018.