#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.

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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 Chairman, Asia for BigONE Exchange and Chief Digital Advisor, Mongolia Productivity Organisation. Anndy is part of the Gyeongsangbuk-do Blockchain Special Committee, Government of Republic Korea, together with industry experts such as Brock Pierce. 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 and was previously the Advisory Board Member of Hyundai DAC Technology.

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”.

You can read more about Anndy’s work at www.anndy.com

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