Star Xu

Star Xu Surfaces From Detention as OKEx’s Mystery Key Holder Also Returns

Xu's temporary detention and subsequent release closely coincides with the period that OKEx's unnamed key holder also became unavailable.

Business  ·  20 November 2020

OKEx Founder ‘Star’ Xu Held in Police Custody: Report

Caixin sources said Mingxing "Star" Xu had been taken by police at least a week ago and hasn't been seen since.

Markets  ·  16 October 2020

OKCoin Founder Buys Hong Kong-Listed Firm in $60 Million Deal

The founder of cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has taken a step towards a reverse IPO with a $60 million acquisition in Hong Kong.

Business  ·  24 January 2019

OKCoin Founder Star Xu Seeks to Acquire Public Firm for $60 Million

OKCoin founder Star Xu may be seeking a possible backdoor IPO by buying a majority stake in a Hong Kong-listed company.

Business  ·  17 January 2019

OKCoin CEO Hints at China Cooperation In Leaked Chat

Star Xu, the founder of Chinese crypto exchange OKCoin, is sparking controversy with remarks his firm may be open to working with the government.

Business  ·  9 March 2018

Roger Ver and OKCoin at War Over Domain Name

Two of bitcoin's biggest names, Roger Ver and exchange OKCoin, are engaged in a dispute over the domain, amid accusations over contracts.

Business  ·  25 May 2015

OKCoin CEO Star Xu: Bitcoin’s Price Depends on User Growth

CoinDesk speaks to OKCoin CEO Star Xu about his leading BTC/CNY exchange's new push to promote "real bitcoin use" in China and abroad.

Tech  ·  22 January 2015

Huobi, OKCoin Celebrate Chinese Bitcoin Industry at Weekend Galas

China's bitcoin industry stepped out over the weekend with two large gala events for exchanges OKCoin and Huobi.

Business  ·  14 September 2014

OKCoin and Huobi Discuss Bitcoin in China and Plans for Survival

Excessive price speculation and investor risk may have caused central bank clampdown, say Chinese exchange CEOs.

Policy & regulation  ·  19 May 2014

China Bank Pressure Influences Latest OKCoin Service Upgrade

Bitcoin exchange OKCoin has announced the suspension of its P2P margin trading services as part of a site upgrade.

Policy & regulation  ·  7 May 2014

Five Chinese Exchange CEOs Pull Out of Conference

Five Chinese exchanges will not attend this weekend's Global Bitcoin Summit in Beijing due to recent central bank actions.

Policy & regulation  ·  6 May 2014

Bitcoin Price Drops 10% as Chinese Exchanges Stop Bank Deposits

Bitcoin prices sank under $403 after several Chinese exchanges made public announcements on their sites.

Policy & regulation  ·  10 April 2014

Bitcoin Price Drops After New Chinese Bank Rumours

News of a Chinese government bank ban has hit bitcoin markets, though exchanges say there's no official announcement.

Policy & regulation  ·  27 March 2014

OKCoin CEO on Expansion and China’s Competitive Edge

Early-stage investor Rui Ma talks to CEO Star Xu on his company's bid for global domination, Beijing style.

Business  ·  26 March 2014

OKCoin Raises $10 Million to Become China’s ‘Largest Exchange’

OKCoin, the exchange claiming to be China's largest by trading volume, has announced a $10m Series A funding round.

Business  ·  16 March 2014