Anndy Lian 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 book author “Blockchain Revolution 2030” and currently the Advisory Board Member of Hyundai DAC Technology. He will be talking about crypto, blockchain, DLT and technology trends. Read more about Anndy at www.anndy.com.
The Essentials by Hashkey Group: Exclusive Interview with Anndy Lian
Walter Jennings, Head of Corporate Communications at HashKey Group interviews Anndy Lian, a thought leader and seasoned business strategist who is known for his work in the non-profit and government sectors in Asia.
With over 15 years of experience, Anndy currently is the Chief Digital Advisor to Mongolia’s national productivity agenda, and the Chairman, Asia for BigONE Exchange. He is also the Non-Executive Chair for EG Association, the world's largest charity cryptocurrency. He is also an early blockchain adopter and is a best-selling author of the book Blockchain Revolution 2030.
HashKey Group is Asia’s leading end-to-end digital asset management and finance house. Headquartered in Hong Kong and with operations in Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo, HashKey Group empowers institutional investors to capture high-potential investment opportunities in digital assets and blockchain technology. The company’s core businesses include an SFC to-be-licensed digital asset exchange, a full-service brokerage platform, an institutional-grade custody service and a venture capital fund invested in blockchain companies and digital asset projects globally.
"Thanks Anndy for coming by and catching up with us. Our 'The Essentials' series aims to speak to industry leaders and find out more about them through their work and life. I hope to meet Anndy in person in Hong Kong soon and have another session face to face." Walter Jennings mentioned.
In the interview session, both of them talked about topics including blockchain fundamentals, trends and in the grander scheme of things like how does the Metaverse tie into the world of NFT and DeFi
Anndy Lian said: "It is always good to share with friends in the industry about what I am doing now. There are tons of things that I would like to share. This is a fantastic time to be in DeFi, driven by short and long term drivers from the explosive growth of the NFT market overtaking DeFi, the new breed of play-to-earn games or GameFi, to the rise of the ‘metaverse’ as the next big thing, there’s also a lot to unpick which is exciting and a little daunting if you are new to it."
For more information about Anndy Lian, go to https://www.anndy.com and Hashkey Group at https://www.hashkey.com/.
Anndy Lian: Keynote Speech at Blockchain Summit LatAm 2021
Decentralized crypto initiatives and government moves to co-opt crypto show that Latin American is at the crossroads of a revolution in crypto adoption, said Anndy Lian, Chairman of BigONE Exchange, following a successful Blockchain Summit LatAm, which ended on September 10.
“The news that El Salvador has launched Bitcoin as legal tender is encouraging news for the whole region, but such a decentralized currency needs to include education and practical tools for everyday use that are built with its users in mind – principles which are at the heart of our own global exchange,” he added.
The trend towards greater use of cryptocurrency in Latin America is not hard to see. Between 2017 and 2020, the bitcoin volume in Latin America has an average of 6% of the volume of BTC globally. In March 2020, Latin America had a 15.8% share, compared to 6% in the US. In April 2021, the Latin American countries with the highest volume of cryptocurrencies are Colombia, with 45% of bitcoin volume in the region; followed by Peru with 13%; Chile with 12%; Mexico with 11%; and Brazil with 11%.
Another trend is the growing commitment from Latin American governments to advance central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), with the Central Bank of Venezuela launching its CBDC in October. The region’s regulators aren’t uniformly in favor of cryptocurrency, however, so progress its likely to be uneven.
While the LatAm conference was taking place Mauricio Moura, a director of the Central Bank of Brazil, stated that anonymity when using crypto won’t be a choice for users in future, an approach likely to be followed by other Latin American governments. Nevertheless, Visa’s vice president of new business in Brazil stated recently that the company will be testing direct bitcoin payments this year.
The potential of decentralized digital assets to disrupt Latin American markets isn’t going away any time soon however, especially with the global boom in the market for NFTs. In Latin America culture, where art, design, music, and sports are celebrated, the NFT market is starting to grow, such as Influxo’s Ronaldinho NFT supported by BigONE, which will be launched shortly. Although NFTs are still relatively new to Latin America marketplaces, it’s a part of the revolution in crypto adoption that will only increase in popularity.
Anndy Lian Joins EG Association as Non Executive Chair "Social Impact Supercharged Using Blockchain"
Anndy Lian has joined EG Association as their Non Executive Chairman. The EG Association, a social impact-driven organization leveraging the power of blockchain technologies. The association is a non-profit organization that serves to bring and influence social impact activities to all regions of the world.
The mission is to leverage community action and blockchain technologies to grow a global movement that defies the status quo and makes profitability intrinsically linked to positive social impact. This means that the EG Association acts as the real-world gateway – governing social impact activities on the ground such as donations, sponsorships, social entrepreneurship, and community actions.
Anndy is the Chairman of the Korea eSports Industry and BigONE Exchange. He is also the Chief Digital Advisor to Mongolia's national productivity agenda. Previously, he was an Advisory Board member for Hyundai DAC and Blockchain Advisor to Asian Productivity Organisation.
"I am delighted to be part of the association as their Non Executive Chair. The identity as a non-profit organisation is easier for us to reach out to the masses and seeking partnerships with corporations and governments. By far, more than $3 million is donated. We have also partnered with ZHC on other initiatives. The association's agenda is straight forward and we will continue to help communities with actionable deliverables." Anndy Lian said.
He is welcomed by Alexander Gambon, Chief Brand Officer and Danijela Svircic, VP of Social Impact & Partnerships on this video. Both Alexander and Danijela have also shared their perspectives and through the creation of the volunteer programme, we aim to build a global network of people supporting various causes in their local communities.
To find out more about EG Association, visit www.eg-a.com.
Anndy Lian: Speaker & Judge at 'Investments in the New Reality' on 22 April 2020
Anndy Lian, Intergovernmental Blockchain Advisor and Chairman (Asia) for DECENT Foundation will be speaking today on “Investments in the New Reality”
– Pandemic outcomes: how long, how deep, what will burst and what will grow?
– Are there investors seeking countercyclical startups?
Alongside with fellow speakers:
• The Honorable Gary Sum, Chairman, Swiss Capital Group (USD 300 Billion asset ownership)
• Adrian Niculescu, Regional Director UK & Romania, Faster Capital,
• Anndy Lian, Inter-Governmental Blockchain Advisor & Chairman (Asia), DECENT
• Maher Chebbo, GE Power
• Sergei Filippov, Strategy and Investor relations, ASEAN Staramba SE
• Massimiliano Sulpizi, Founder and Managing Partner, HSMI-Corporate Advisory
• Christos Hatjoullis, Award-winning crypto writer, Creative Director, Shroomstudio
• Sergey Zasorin, Founder, CryptoSoul
• Jeffery LiuFounder and CEO, XanPool
• Adam MuchaPresident, the Polish Institute of Medical Expertise
• Ricky SabatiniManaging Director, Limitless – VIP
Anndy Lian Shared His Perspectives on Crypto Giving with ElonGate, The World's Largest Charity Cryptocurrency
Anndy Lian, a thought leader in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space shared his perspective on crypto giving with ElonGate on 14 July 2021, 6.00 am Singapore time.
Alexander Gambon, Chief Storytelling Officer and part of the leadership team at ElonGate hosted the AMA session with Anndy. ElonGate is a pioneer and one of the largest cryptocurrency based organisations that have donated for than $3 million. Donations went to Human Relief Foundation, Action Against Hunger, just to name a few and the most recent to Malala Fund to support girls' education.
Anndy Lian highlighted that crypto companies must work harder in the downtimes and build other streams of revenue. "ElonGate can offer their technology on the ground to help other businesses in need. They have the community and the people. They can drive traffic to the businesses and in return include an automated deduction to charities by using ElonGate charity mechanism." Anndy Lian said.
Anndy went on to explain that Asia is an untapped market for them and it is important to set their foot into this market. He also added that the project must gain traction with the mainstream media to gain more acceptance from the general public.
Elongate is providing an opportunity and solution for people to have a social impact by connecting the blockchain with charitable giving. Anndy ended his session by telling all that he believes that blockchain and cryptocurrency are not just about money but also purpose and utility.
"We should all do good using blockchain."
Elongate consists of a community of over 465,000 holders, with a total following of more than 320,000 users across all its platforms and channels. For more information on Elongate, visit https://www.elongate.cc/.
Anndy Lian is an intergovernmental expert. Currently acting as the Chief Digital Advisor to Mongolia's national productivity agenda. He is also the Chairman for Asia at BigONE Exchange where he gave strategic advice for the exchange to grow in Asia. For more information on Anndy, visit https://anndy.com/.
Anndy Lian Speaks on Investments and Pivots during Pandemic BioTech and MedTech
This is a 2 hours + panel discussion on BioTech and MedTech, and also investment in general. Anndy Lian and his fellow panelists share their investment experience with two startup companies who came for the pitching trial run.
Panel discussion: "Investments and Pivots during Pandemic: BioTech and MedTech"
- Are there recent cases of investments?
- What does the new investment process look like?
- What are the pivot success cases?
- Dieter Kondek General Partner at Global Blockchain Ventures
- Massimiliano Sulpizi Founder and Managing Partner at HSMI-Corporate Advisory
- Joanne M. Hackett General Partner, Healthcare at IZY Capital
- Ashish Mittal Founder and Chief Mentor at TurningIdeas Ventures
- Sharon Lou Managing Partner at Vault 18 Ventures
- Neha Tanna Principal at Joyance Partners
- Telly Valerie (Telojo) Onu Co-Founder and Chief Governance Officer at Beyond Capital Markets
- Sierra Choi Director of Marketing at White Lake - Strategic Advisory Group
- Anndy Lian Inter-governmental Blockchain Advisor & Chairman (Asia) of DECENT Foundation
Online Pitch Competition
1:45 pm - Manuraj Jain, Founder adn CEO, The Money Club
1:50 pm - Badi Oliver, CMO at SableAssent
1:55 pm - Dr. Saiful Khandaker, Founder and CEO at Fama Cash