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Huobi CEO Leon Li on Making Ethical Compliant Money, Improving Culture of Huobi, Being in China

This is part 4 of 5 on the history and background of Huobi, one of the top crypto exchanges in the world. The section touches on an interview with Li on his thoughts on Bitfinex, compliance and talent management.

To read part 1, 2 and 3- go here

Question: You mentioned that the bear market in 2015 was a very difficult time for the industry. Can you share the most difficult moments you have ever had since you started Huobi? Have you ever thought of quitting and not do it?

Li: I never wanted to leave because of the bear market. On the contrary, in 2015, my physical condition was very bad. As a result, I thought about leaving and didn’t want to continue. I feel that my body and ability can't hold back and I don't want to hinder the company's development. But it is not because of the bear market, I mean it depends on your judgment of the industry. If you think that technology development is good, then the bear market is just part of the cycle of industry development. You ...

 


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