Raising VC in a Bear Market: Tips from Industry Experts at 0xpo Summit

• Jason Michael Primrose, Amanda Terry, Artemysia-X, and Kas Vegas discussed how NFTs can be used for storytelling at Camp Decrypt 2022.
• The Crypties 2022 gala was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami.
• Kathleen Breitman and Stephen Graves discussed Tezos‘ proof-of-stake mechanism and NFT gaming at Web Summit in Lisbon. Clay Robbins, Soona Amhaz, Sarah Guo, and Alex Strzesniewski joined Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to discuss raising venture capital at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco.

At Camp Decrypt 2022, a lively panel was moderated by What’s Trending podcast host Shira Lazar. It featured 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. They discussed how their work utilizes NFTs for storytelling, and the various ways in which these tokens can be used to create immersive experiences and tell powerful stories.

In December 2022, the inaugural Crypties awards gala was held at Art Basel in Miami. Sponsored by Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721, the evening was hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and featured presenters from a range of crypto projects. Statuettes were awarded in nine categories.

At Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman took the stage with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves. They discussed the Tezos blockchain’s usage of a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming.

Finally, at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, Decrypt’s Jason Nelson was joined by Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock. They discussed raising venture capital in a bear market, and shared tips on how to navigate the current economic climate to secure investments.