New World’s Adrian Cheng says the decision to buy a virtual land plot was inspired by Alibaba’s Joe Tsai. Photo: Simon Song
New World’s Adrian Cheng says the decision to buy a virtual land plot was inspired by Alibaba’s Joe Tsai. Photo: Simon Song
NFTs

How did New World’s Adrian Cheng decide to buy a piece of virtual land? Property scion says smoking a cigar with Alibaba’s Joe Tsai provided the spark

  • Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the metaverse were among the most-discussed topics at the Jumpstarter 2022 forum
  • Cheng said that after a ‘great chat’ with The Sandbox, he realised that the concept was ‘so simple [in terms of] ownership and commercialisation’

New World’s Adrian Cheng says the decision to buy a virtual land plot was inspired by Alibaba’s Joe Tsai. Photo: Simon Song
New World’s Adrian Cheng says the decision to buy a virtual land plot was inspired by Alibaba’s Joe Tsai. Photo: Simon Song
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