Crypto Leaders Offer Insight into the State of the Space

• Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler and Decrypt’s Jason Nelson discussed the crypto space and Blocknative’s business at the 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco.
• The Crypties 2022: Highlight Reel was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami.
• Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman talked about proof-of-stake and Ethereum at the Web Summit in Lisbon, while venture capitalists discussed raising money during Crypto Winter at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco.

At the 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco, Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to discuss the crypto space and Blocknative’s business. The discussion covered misconceptions in the space, as well as the progress that Blocknative has made in the past year. The two also discussed the importance of understanding the nuances of the technology to ensure that it is used to its fullest potential.

The Crypties 2022: Highlight Reel was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami. The awards gala, hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“), had a range of crypto projects in attendance, offering statuettes in nine categories. The evening was sponsored by Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721.

At the Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman gave a talk on the Tezos blockchain’s use of a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum, and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves. In addition, venture capitalists Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock joined Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco for an extensive panel on raising venture money even during Crypto Winter. The panelists discussed a range of topics, from the best strategies for raising money in a bear market, to the importance of understanding the nuances of the technology in order to ensure successful investments.

Overall, the events provided valuable insight into the crypto space, offering new perspectives on the technology and its current state. Matt Cutler and Kathleen Breitman discussed the importance of understanding the nuances of the technology to ensure that it is used to its fullest potential, while the venture capitalists discussed the best strategies for raising money during Crypto Winter. The Crypties 2022: Highlight Reel was a star-studded event, offering statuettes in nine categories, sponsored by a range of crypto projects. All in all, these events offered insight into the state of the crypto space, from the perspectives of industry leaders.