Cryptocurrencies are here to stay. These digital assets are going to be a permanent feature of banks and asset managers’ investment portfolios in time to come. Newer terms such as DeFI (Decentralised Finance) is also changing the investment landscape by relying on a central authority to distribute the loans, etc. Blockchain technology has provided the technical workings for cryptocurrencies. While it looks promising there is also the risk of trading cryptocurrencies. It is volatile and susceptible to technical glitches, human error or hacking.

Anndy Lian, an inter-governmental blockchain advisor and entrepreneur will explain what is cryptocurrencies and insights into this…

Anndy Lian spoke about at the event titled “The Cryptocurrencies Paradox: Hype, Reality, Opportunities” on 4 May 2021. This event is organised by the People’s Association and supported by South East Community Development Council at the Geylang Serai Virtual Community Club.

Blockchain technology is a system of recording information in a way that makes it difficult or impossible to change, hack, or cheat the system. This technology is often linked to “cryptocurrency”. A cryptocurrency, broadly defined, is virtual or digital money that takes the form of tokens or “coins” has been the buzz word. The two terms come into the…

Data reveals that certain bigger altcoins (e.g. BNB, XRP, ADA, DOGE, and also ETH to a lesser extent) have become markedly less correlated with BTC over recent months.

The bull market changes the correlated relationship between some altcoins and Bitcoin. It has not significantly changed it though. What we are seeing now is an overhyped and oversubscribed market. There is an overflow in liquidity. Community members and supporters are buying some of the altcoins thinking that it will give them 10–20X ROI. They also think that Bitcoin has hit its maximum price level during this period. Therefore moving their investment…

The market for virtual or digital assets has evolved since its inception in 2009. The changes are rapid. The market has been dominated for some time by Bitcoin and in this recent bull run, the altcoins are also doing very well, some of them with a few thousand per cent increase. We are now seeing significant growth. People from all over the world have flocked to digital assets like Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Cardano (ADA), Binance Coin (BNB), TRON (TRX), DOGECOIN (DOGE) and etc.

There is also worldwide commercialization of blockchain trend in the market. Companies are now…

“Understanding Blockchain after Hype” is an event organised by Wealth Secrets in partnership with www.blockcast.cc, www.blockreview.net and TWOgether. The organisations came together to share insights and clarify myths and tales behind blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. They will also address trends in the industry.

The panel of experts consist of Jenny Zheng — Co-founder Blockcast.cc; Anndy Lian — Intergovernmental Blockchain Advisor; Davy Goh — Founder Passion Venture Capital and
Dr. ir Johannes (JD) Drooghaag — CEO Spearhead Management. Hosted by Nana Kay and The,Myst from Wealth Secrets Podcast.

The panel has answered the following questions:

1. In your own terms, what…

Asian Digital Week “ Fintech & Digital Banking Innovation Conference” brought experts into the event to discuss on “Digital Banking & Platforms”. This is also the second session for the event. The experts talked about the adoption of blockchain for governments, large enterprises & SMEs, decentralised finance, trends ahead on fintech, neo-banks, responsible innovation and evolving regulatory frameworks.

This panel discussion is moderated by Kaiser Naseem — International Development Banker, Tech Platforms, United Arab Emirates and panellists: Anndy Lian — Advisory Board Member, Hyundai DAC, Singapore; Kaiser Naseem — International Development Banker, Tech Platforms, United Arab Emirates; Amit Agrawal —…

NFT is the most recent craze that exploded in the cryptocurrency space and also in the traditional art scene where Christie’s Auction house set a record for the highest-selling NFT at $69 million Ethereum tokens. An NFT is a new type of digital asset. Anndy Lian speaks to the dTV ThinkTank community about it. Anndy was on Channel News Asia, Money Mind segment, sharing with all what is NFT. Today he tells us more.

Anndy is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial blockchain entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling…

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens are a hot trend in the worlds of tech, finance and art. So why are people paying millions of dollars for these digital assets? Are they an emerging asset class, or the latest bubble in the tech world? And what do investors need to know, if they want to put their money into NFTs?

Money Mind’s Chubby Jayaram Singh speaks to Kelvin Goh, head of wealth advisory at OCBC Bank, and Anndy Lian, blockchain expert and an advisor board member of Hyundai DAC.

Episode 4 covers the following:

  • What is NFT?
  • How do we value NFT…

Anndy Lian wrote an article titled Franchising- The use of Blockchain Technology on Asia Franchise Magazine, April- June 2021 edition. This magazine is a bilingual magazine started by Albert Kong, Editor in Chief and veteran in the Franchising industry.

In this article, Anndy covered basic topics from what is blockchain and cryptocurrency to how companies can use this technology to help with their brand loyalty, payment and fundraising process. He went on to give a regulatory overview of cryptocurrencies

Lastly, Lian gave his advice on how to evaluate the need for blockchain for your business.

Evaluate the need for blockchain…

Anndy Lian and TokyoCrypto catch up at the Crypto Art NFT Event on Twitch, 10 April 2021. This event is produced by NFT.Black and partnering with Beyond Finance.

NFT stands for non-fungible token, are pieces of digital content linked to the blockchain, the digital database underpinning cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum. Unlike NFTs, those assets are fungible, meaning they can be replaced or exchanged with another identical one of the same value, much like a dollar bill.NFTs aren’t exactly new. …

Anndy Lian

Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial blockchain entrepreneur. He is also the Book Author of “Blockchain Revolution 2030”

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