Huobi Group, a serious world blockchain firm behind the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency alternate by buying and selling quantity, is celebrating its eighth birthday in a considerably uncommon method.

The corporate will maintain a sequence of occasions as a part of its eighth-anniversary celebrations, together with giveaway promotions and an area journey ticket, Huobi instructed to Cointelegraph on Wednesday.

Huobi will maintain a contest that may provide one fortunate winner an expertise to actually journey into area. All Huobi International customers the world over are eligible to take part in a free contest, however there are specific limitations.

“There are nonetheless well being necessities that should be handed to be able to go to area, however these particulars will likely be revealed at a later level,” Jeff Mei, director of world technique at Huobi Group, instructed Cointelegraph.

The corporate declined to reveal what area company will present this area journey for Huobi, or whether or not it’s going to occur by way of a non-public agency corresponding to Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin or Elon Musk’s SpaceX

“The message we’re making an attempt to ship with this contest is that the idea of area is open to everybody, and this displays the openness of cryptocurrencies and Huobi’s platform,” Mei added.

Persevering with till late November, Huobi’s anniversary celebrations will even embrace the corporate’s annual on-line discussion board, the Huobi Summit 2021: Blockchain and Past. The occasion will happen on Monday, that includes panel discussions with business consultants alongside authorities officers.

The checklist of audio system will embrace Alan Greenspan, a former chairman of the USA Federal Reserve. Greenspan will talk about world inflation as many traders have turned to cryptocurrencies looking for larger yields.

Greenspan is named a serious proponent of Bitcoin (BTC), evaluating Bitcoin to that of the early form of money within the U.S. referred to as the “continental forex.” He additionally criticized the idea of the central bank digital currency in 2019.

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Huobi Group co-founder Du Jun famous that the corporate will proceed to increase its world footprint to introduce revolutionary merchandise and localized companies, beginning with markets in Turkey and Brazil. To bolster its world enlargement, Huobi is trying to have elevated its world headcount from 2,300 staff to three,000 by the tip of 2021.

Huobi was just lately compelled to exit China after the Chinese language authorities enforced another major cryptocurrency ban in late September. As of mid-October, Huobi’s companies operated outdoors of China and amounted to around 70% when it comes to buying and selling volumes and revenues.