Huobi explained its position on the SegWit2x

Big Chinese cryptocurrencies exchange released official statement regarding the upcmoming hardfork
20 October 2017   483

The Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Pro will add support for tokens, which may appear in mid-November as a result of the SegWit2x hardfork. This is reported on the official site of the trading platform.

Huobi Pro does not have the right to and chooses not to pick any coins deriving from bitcoin Segwit2x hark fork on behalf of our users. Therefore, Huobi Pro will support all coins deriving from bitcoin Segwit2x hard fork and our users have the options to choose which coins to trade. 
 

Huobi Official Announcement

Thus, users of the exchange will be able to choose which assets they want to trade. Representatives of the trading platform reported that for security purposes, the input and output of funds will be frozen for up to three days.

In addition, on October 19, Huobi added BT1 / BTC and BT2 / BTC futures. In the case of a successful hardfork, Huobi plans to rename the tokens of the new chain and add these tokens to the users in the ratio 1: 1. Then the exchange will start trading paired with BTC, and the new tokens also being traded paired with bitcoin. In case of a failure of the hardfork, Huobi will stop trading futures BT1 and BT2.

Huobi and 500 Startups to Incubate Blockchain Startups

New enterprise will be called Batch 23 and will support startups in various ways
21 February 2018   47

Startups accelerator from the Silicon Valley 500 Startups announced the conclusion of an agreement with the division of the Huobi exchange, pursuing the same goals, Huobi Labs. This is reported by Coindesk.

Both organizations will support start-ups in various aspects, including helping them in drafting business plans, white paper, marketing strategies, engaging the community and attracting funding.

Huobi Labs will provide its links in the blockchain space, which will help 500 Startups program participants to work more actively with this technology. The group of startups included in the joint program Huobi Labs and 500 Startups, will be called Batch 23.

Our teams will learn so much especially around the ins and outs of how a digital exchange works.
 

Edith Yeung

Partner, 500 Startups

The founder of Huobi Labs, Junfei Ren, said that his company will work with the participants of 500 Startups and Batch 23 to "provide maximum assistance and support to all new projects".

500 Startups is an early investor in several crypto-currency projects. However, the company refuses to participate in the ICO, citing financial and legal risks.