#LetsTalkCrypto- The NFT Boom on NewsX [5 November 2021]- Garrett Minks, Anndy Lian, Vishal Malhotra

#LetsTalkCrypto- The NFT Boom on NewsX [5 November 2021]- Garrett Minks, Anndy Lian, Vishal Malhotra

NewsX’s #LetsTalkCrypto Series talked about The NFT Boom. A non-fungible token is a unique and non-interchangeable unit of data stored on a digital ledger. NFTs can be used to represent easily-reproducible items such as photos, videos, audio, and other types of digital files as unique items, and use blockchain technology to establish a verified and public proof of ownership.

The following were the guest for the segment:

Garrett Minks, Founder & CTO, Rair
Anndy Lian, Co-founder, INFLUXO
Vishal Malhotra, Actor

Vishal Malhotra, Actor said: “The utility is a big part of his NFT. It can be basically tokenized into a ticket which allows you to seat with me during the premiere of my next film. But my main intention is to create value for somebody who collects my NFT. I feel NFT is here to stay in a very big way especially in India.”

He is the first Indian actor to collaborate with an artist to do so. The art is a depiction of Vishal’s 25 years in Bollywood and the most popular characters he has portrayed over these years. The NFT was sold for 2.5 ETH.

Anndy Lian, Chairman of BigONE Exchange and Founding member of INFLUXO added: “NFT can be part of a purchase experience. In the past, if you purchase an artwork you can only show your friend at your house. But now with NFT digital artwork, you can show them the exact piece on your own metaverse.”

NewsX is India’s fastest growing English News Channel and enjoys the highest viewership and highest time spent amongst educated urban Indians.

Ever since its acquisition by the ITV Network, the channel has witnessed unprecedented growth.

NewsX is the News Leader and sets the news agenda for the nation, with its crisp formats, straight forward reporting, pointed debates, trending hashtags, and engaging mix of stories.

The live segment can be found on www.newsx.com.

Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling book author “Blockchain Revolution 2030”.

Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at Mongolia Productivity Organization, championing national digitization. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Chairman of BigONE Exchange, a global top 30 ranked crypto spot exchange and was also the Advisory Board Member for Hyundai DAC, the blockchain arm of South Korea’s largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Lian played a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region.

An avid supporter of incubating start-ups, Anndy has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses. He also believes that the blockchain industry has to be “redecentralised”.

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Is Digital Art The Next Thing To Invest In? | Money Mind | CNA Insider | NFT Boom

Is Digital Art The Next Thing To Invest In? | Money Mind | CNA Insider | NFT Boom

The first tweet by Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter was sold for US$2.9 million. A digital collage by the artist Mike Winkelmann, known as Beeple, was sold for US$69 million. But the individuals who bought these digital items received nothing tangible back. Instead, they got a digital token, known as an NFT or non-fungible token. Find out why people are paying millions for digital art.

#Investing #DigitalArt #Cryptocurrency #NFT

Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling book author “Blockchain Revolution 2030”.

Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at Mongolia Productivity Organization, championing national digitization. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Chairman of BigONE Exchange, a global top 30 ranked crypto spot exchange and was also the Advisory Board Member for Hyundai DAC, the blockchain arm of South Korea’s largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Lian played a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region.

An avid supporter of incubating start-ups, Anndy has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses. He also believes that the blockchain industry has to be “redecentralised”.

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Channel News Asia: Money Mind- Trends: NFT Boom (3 April 2021, 10.30pm)

Channel News Asia: Money Mind- Trends: NFT Boom (3 April 2021, 10.30pm)

Money Mind tells you how to make the most of your money with tips for investors, business ideas for businessmen and analysis of the economy, companies, markets, financial products and trends. In this segment of Money Mind, Pamela On tells us more about the current NFT trends.

The following experts shared their take about NFT on Money Mind: Journey Li, APAC Marketing Manager, Elliptic; Anndy Lian, Advisory Board Member, Hyundai DAC; Kelvin Goh, Head of Wealth Advisory, OCBC & Cao Yin, NFT Collector.

A non-fungible token (NFT) is a unit of data stored on a blockchain (a digital ledger) which can represent a unique digital item like art. An NFT is a cryptographic token, but unlike cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and many network or utility tokens, NFTs are not mutually interchangeable, i.e. not fungible. (Wikipedia).

The buyer of the NFT does not gain exclusive access to the work, nor does the buyer gain possession of the “original” digital file. A person who uploads a certain work as an NFT does not have to prove that they are the original artist, and there have been numerous cases where art was used for NFTs without the creator’s permission.

Twitter’s founder Jack Dorsey has promoted an NFT of the first-ever tweet, with bids hitting $2.5m. Christie’s sale of an NFT by digital artist Beeple for $69m (£50m) set a new record for digital art.

“NFTs are not just for purely for collectables, right now at this current moment especially, I see a lot of these big purchases and big valuation. This is actually part of a process to let people know what NFT is.” – Anndy Lian

While Anndy sees this as an awareness process right now, Cao Yin explains his point of view as a collector.

“The original reason for collecting these items (NFTs) is to collect, and not to transact, and not to “buy low, sell high” and profit from it.”- Cao Yin

CNA is an English-language news channel based in Singapore. It broadcasts free-to-air domestically and as a subscription network to 29 territories across Asia and Australia.

This is a view capture on Channel News Asia (CNA) Live. For better quality and full segment of Money Mind on 3 April 2021, 10.30pm Singapore Time, please visit www.channelnewsasia.com

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Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling book author “Blockchain Revolution 2030”.

Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at Mongolia Productivity Organization, championing national digitization. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Chairman of BigONE Exchange, a global top 30 ranked crypto spot exchange and was also the Advisory Board Member for Hyundai DAC, the blockchain arm of South Korea’s largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Lian played a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region.

An avid supporter of incubating start-ups, Anndy has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses. He also believes that the blockchain industry has to be “redecentralised”.

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