Crypto Events Roundup: Insights from Blocknative, Tezos, and VCs

• Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler participated in a panel at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco.
• The Crypties 2022 awards gala was held at Art Basel in Miami with emcee Josh Ostrovsky and sponsors from a range of crypto projects.
• Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman joined Decrypt’s Stephen Graves onstage at Web Summit in Lisbon, and a panel of venture capitalists spoke about raising money during Crypto Winter at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco.

On November 3, Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler participated in a panel at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco. There, he told the audience about his Web3 origin story and the Blocknative business – plus common misconceptions in the crypto space.

Fast-forward to December 2022, and the Crypties awards gala was held at Art Basel in Miami. Hosted by Josh Ostrovsky (also known as “The Fat Jewish”), the evening featured presenters from a range of crypto projects, including 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.

In January 2023, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman joined Decrypt’s Stephen Graves onstage at Web Summit in Lisbon. There, she 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.

Finally, a panel of 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. They spoke about how to raise venture money even during Crypto Winter. The panel provided important insights into strategies for fundraising in this difficult market.

Overall, these events have provided a wealth of information and knowledge about the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. From Matt Cutler’s insights into the Blocknative business to Kathleen Breitman’s admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, and the venture capitalists’ advice on raising money in a bear market, these events have provided a unique look into the world of crypto.