• Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler appeared at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3 to discuss Web3 and Blocknative’s business.
• The Crypties 2022 awards gala was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami, with emcee Josh Ostrovsky and presenters from a range of crypto projects.
• Kathleen Breitman of Tezos talked about proof-of-stake mechanisms and NFT gaming at Web Summit in Lisbon, and Slow Ventures, Volt Capital, Conviction, and AngelBlock discussed raising venture money in a bear market at 0xpo Summit.
Blocknative, a Web3 infrastructure and data provider, recently sent their CEO Matt Cutler to 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco to discuss the company’s business and his personal Web3 origin story. During the talk, Matt addressed some common misconceptions in the crypto space, and the audience was captivated by his insights.
The Crypties 2022, the inaugural awards gala for the crypto space, was hosted in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami. The event was emceed by Josh Ostrovsky, and presenters from a range of crypto projects were in attendance. Nine statuettes were awarded in categories such as “Most Innovative Project”, “Best Open Source Protocol”, and “Most Disruptive Project”. 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.
Kathleen Breitman of Tezos spoke about the use of proof-of-stake mechanisms since the company’s inception and her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum, and sharding at Web Summit in Lisbon. She also discussed progressive decentralization and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves.
At 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock discussed raising venture money even during Crypto Winter. They spoke about the importance of building relationships, the importance of having a clear vision and mission, and the need to be passionate and persistent in the face of a bear market.
Overall, the cryptocurrency space has experienced a variety of events this past year, ranging from talks and conferences to awards galas. Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman and a variety of venture capitalists have all shared their wisdom, providing insight and advice on how to navigate the industry.