Crypto Industry Leaders Gather to Discuss Legalities, Strategies & Tactics

• Lisa Rubin, a blockchain attorney with Paul Hastings, sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3 to discuss legal misconceptions the industry still holds.
• In December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala.
• 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 on November 3 for an extensive panel on raising venture money even during Crypto Winter.

Crypto industry leaders gathered to discuss the intricacies of the industry in events held throughout the year. In November, Lisa Rubin, a blockchain attorney with Paul Hastings, sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco to discuss legal misconceptions the industry still holds. The conversation focused on the importance of companies seeking legal advice before launching their product.

In December 2022, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala at Art Basel in Miami. Emceed by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“), 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. Nine awards were given out, recognizing a range of crypto projects.

At the same time, at the 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 joined Decrypt’s Jason Nelson for an extensive panel. The group discussed raising venture money even during Crypto Winter, and shared strategies and tactics for navigating the bear market.

Kathleen Breitman, co-founder of Tezos, also spoke at the Web Summit in Lisbon. Her talk focused on 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.

Overall, the events of the past year have provided crypto industry leaders with a platform to discuss the intricacies, legalities, and best practices of the sector. It’s clear that these conversations will continue to be incredibly important as the industry evolves.