Crypto Events of 2022: From Crypties Gala to Raising in a Bear Market

-Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco
-The Crypties 2022 awards gala was held at Art Basel in Miami
-Kathleen Breitman and a panel of venture capitalists discussed raising in a bear market at 0xpo Summit

At the end of December 2022, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala at Art Basel in Miami. Emceed by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“), and with presenters from a range of crypto projects, statuettes were awarded 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.

In November of the same year, Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler joined Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco. Cutler talked about his Web3 origin story and Blocknative’s business, as well as misconceptions in the crypto space.

Also at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, Kathleen Breitman of Tezos and a panel of venture capitalists discussed raising in a bear market. Breitman talked about how the Tezos blockchain has used 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. Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock also joined the panel to discuss raising venture money even during Crypto Winter.

Overall, the year of 2022 saw a range of live events in the cryptocurrency space, from the Crypties awards gala to panels and interviews from conferences and summits. Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler and Kathleen Breitman both spoke at 0xpo Crossroads, and a panel of venture capitalists discussed raising in a bear market. These events were sponsored by a range of organizations, from Polygon to Filecoin Foundation, and provided insight into the crypto space and its future.