Huobi, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, will open its office in Russia on November 12, as reported yesterday by the head of Huobi Russia Sergey Grachyov and Senior Director of Huobi Global Edward Chen. The company’s Russian office will run a blockchain project acceleration center and specialized education program, and develop mining hotels in Russia.
Huobi’s Russian branch will open on November 12, at 10:00 a.m. Moscow time. The announcement on the matter was made yesterday by Sergey Gracyov and Edward Chen at the Blockchain Life conference in St. Petersburg.
Huobi’s website will be localized to Russian language. In addition, the exchange will launch a russified online support service, a call center, and account management.
As specified by Grachyov, Huobi’s office in Russia will also host a blockchain project acceleration center that will focus on developing promising local startups in the field.
The education program will be carried out in partnership with a number of leading Russian universities, including Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and Moscow State Institute of International Relations.
Grachyov added that specialists and experts from Huobi will read courses on “civilized” asset management techniques, including automated algorithmic trade.
Back in August, Huobi Group launched Institutional Trading – an exclusive channel for institutions to ensure safe, compliant and rapid deposit-withdrawal pf high-value assets.