Celebrating Crypto’s Potential: 0xpo Crossroads & Web Summit Recap

• At 0xpo Crossroads on November 3, Francesco Agosti, one of the minds behind the popular Solana dapp, sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to discuss the history of Phantom and what he’s looking forward to in Web3.
• In December 2022, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala with emcee Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and presenters from a range of crypto projects.
• At Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves regarding the use of a proof-of-stake mechanism by the Tezos blockchain since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming.

On November 3, Francesco Agosti, one of the minds behind the popular Solana dapp, sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco to discuss the history of Phantom and what he’s looking forward to in Web3. Agosti is a co-founder of Phantom, a platform that allows developers to build distributed applications and connect them with the world’s leading blockchains. Agosti shared his vision for the future of Web3 and the implications of Phantom’s technology, which will enable developers to rapidly deploy applications and interact with multiple blockchains.

In December 2022, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala at Art Basel in Miami. The evening was hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and presenters from a range of crypto projects, including Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721. The awards gala was a celebration of the accomplishments of the crypto world and the potential of what’s to come.

At Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman sat down with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves to discuss the use of a proof-of-stake mechanism by the Tezos blockchain since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming. Breitman shared her insights on the future of blockchain technology, the challenges of raising funds during a bear market, and how Tezos was ahead of the curve in terms of its proof-of-stake merge. She also spoke to the potential of NFT gaming and the way in which developers can leverage the technology to create innovative experiences.

In addition to the talks from Agosti and Breitman, there were a number of other events and panels happening at 0xpo Summit and Web Summit. At 0xpo Summit, a panel featuring Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction, and Jeff Ho of AngelBlock discussed the challenges of raising funds during a bear market. At Web Summit, a panel of industry leaders discussed the implications of blockchain technology and the potential of Web3.

Overall, the events at 0xpo Crossroads and Web Summit provided an opportunity to learn, connect, and celebrate the accomplishments of the crypto world. From Francesco Agosti’s talk on Phantom to Kathleen Breitman’s insights on the future of blockchain technology, the events at both conferences highlighted the potential of Web3 and the possibilities of what’s to come. The Crypties awards gala also celebrated the accomplishments of the crypto world and the potential of what’s to come. Through talks, panels, and awards, 0xpo Crossroads and Web Summit provided a platform for industry leaders and enthusiasts to come together and discuss the future of blockchain technology.