After the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) prohibited cryptocurrency transactions and mining the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell as a result. In the last 12 years, China has banned cryptocurrency around a dozen times. Every time they impose a ban on crypto currencies, they instil FUD (Fear, Uncertainty…


Anndy Lian, Chairman of BigONE Exchange spoke at the American Digital Week event on 19 October 2021, 13:00 — GMT. His speech is about ‘Decentralized Finance — What are the Opportunities?’

The following is the summary of his speech.

This is a fantastic time to be in DeFi, driven by…


As we all know, before beginning an encrypted transaction, you must first verify your identity. When you create an account on a proper centralized crypto exchange, you will usually be asked to complete the “know-your-customer” (KYC) process. This is a standard authentication process required by mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges for those wishing to trade cryptocurrencies. The sooner KYC is completed, the sooner cryptocurrency purchases and withdrawals can be made.

For example, for Binance, they have a new hire for the position of Director of KYC Compliance so to ensure the highest standards of regulatory compliance. Binance mentioned that all new users of the company are required to complete Intermediate Verification to access Binance products and service offerings, including cryptocurrency…


#HackerNoon Interviewer: First, tell us a bit about yourself. For example, name, profession, and personal interests.

My name is Anndy Lian. I have provided advisory across a variety of industries for local, international, public listed companies and governments. I am an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur, book author, investor, board member and keynote speaker.

Currently, I am appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at…


Coinbase has announced the launch of its marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Prospective users will be able to join the waiting list to use Coinbase NFT — a decentralised marketplace for NFTs that will make minting, purchasing, showcasing, and discovering NFTs easier for its users.

NFTs offer buyers the opportunity to own digital assets that are stored on the blockchain. NFTs have gained mainstream attention across the art, music and fashion industries, enabling creators to monetise their digital work and providing buyers with a unique and clear proof of ownership.

NFT trading activity is on…


Dogecoin has many attractive aspects, which is no doubt why it has inspired many imitations. Thanks to its notable price increase, with a market capitalization of $7 billion and a huge global following, it has inspired more than 150 meme-themed cryptocurrencies, including Shiba Inu, Baby DogeCoin, Doge Killer, Daddy Doge…


A sign of the growing mainstream acceptance of cryptocurrency came recently with the announcement that US-based cinema chain AMC will soon be accepting cryptocurrency payments. It comes just a few months after PayPal decided to allow US consumers to use crypto to make purchases and news that Mastercard would be…


While in the early years of crypto involvement in the charity sector may have come across as a little gimmicky if well-intentioned, the advantages of using cryptocurrency for NGOs and charities come with real-world use cases, from monitoring donations with complete transparency over the blockchain to improving trust with donors…


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A profound shift is underway in online culture, writes Anndy Lian of BigOne Exchange. Here’s how decentralized finance might one day power the NFT and metaverse economy.

Visa buying a CryptoPunk NFT for around $150,000 recently may be the first sign that these unique digital assets are starting to be taken seriously for commerce. Up until now, the sale of these “non-fungible” assets has been associated with high-priced artwork, but Visa’s purchase, while also about art, is…


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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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