Huobi, the world's third-largest cryptocurrency exchange platform by trade volume, is now offering a business arm to help customers build their own digital asset exchanges.
Dubbed the Huobi Cloud, the service is set up to provide clients "a one-stop solution ... [to enable] its partners to build secure and stable digital asset exchanges quickly," according to the official press release, though it did not provide specifics on what it will offer these partners.
The company goes on further to explain:
As such, Huobi Cloud is envisioned to strike up new global partnerships in an attempt to "promote the rapid and healthy development" of the blockchain space worldwide.
The announcement comes a day after the exchange announced it was making efforts to deepen alliances within the industry through the establishment of the "Huobi Blockchain Plus Industry Alliance."
The Alliance will focus on "community-based operations" to bring together experts and academics in the blockchain field to work together and leverage Huobi's "ecological resources."
These resources give members access to "jointly building blockchain labs with partners free of charge, sharing the research capability, technical capability and Blockchain Plus practical experience accumulated by Huobi Group over the past five years," among others.
Indeed, the cryptocurrency exchange giant has been making efforts to build stronger networks for the blockchain industry in recent months. In June, after launching a new investment option for retail investors, Huobi revealed they would be facilitating an investment fund envisioned to raise $93 million for blockchain startups in both China and South Korea.
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