• The panel at Camp Decrypt included Jason Michael Primrose, Amanda Terry, Artemysia-X, and Kas Vegas, discussing NFTs for storytelling.
• The Crypties 2022 awards gala awarded statuettes in nine categories and was sponsored by various crypto projects.
• Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon, and Slow Ventures, Volt Capital, Conviction, and AngelBlock discussed raising venture money at the 0xpo Summit.
At Camp Decrypt on November 21st 2022, a lively panel was moderated by What’s Trending podcast host Shira Lazar, featuring Jason Michael Primrose, author of „Lost Children of Andromeda“; Amanda Terry of Metagood and ACTAI Ventures; Artemysia-X of Rug Radio program LorePlay; and Kas Vegas of NFT INT, Huxley, and Feature.io. The panelists discussed how their work utilizes NFTs for storytelling, highlighting the new and innovative ways the technology can be used.
The inaugural Crypties awards gala was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami, hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and backed by sponsors Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721. Statuettes were awarded in nine categories, recognizing excellence in the field of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
At Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke about 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.
Finally, at the 0xpo Summit in San Francisco on November 3, 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 for an extensive panel on raising venture money in a bear market. The participants discussed the challenges of fundraising in the current climate, as well as the opportunities that still exist for those looking to make investments in the crypto space.