Meet the women behind the world’s largest crypto exchanges

Both former television hosts, Binance’s Yi He and Bitget’s Gracy Chen, currently lead the world’s largest crypto exchanges by volume.

It’s a little-known fact that women are behind two of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. 

In a blog post published on May 21, Gracy Chen, formerly the managing director of crypto exchange Bitget, who now serves as the firm’s CEO, detailed her journey in leading an exchange that currently facilitates $4 billion in trading volume: 

Chen described how at 18, she received a scholarship to study Applied Mathematics in Singapore and became a television host for a Chinese finance and technology program upon graduation, where she learned about Bitcoin (BTC), back then at $300, from her interviewees in 2015:

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