Crypto Industry Leaders Gather to Discuss Blockchain and Raising in a Bear Market

Bullet Points:
• Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3
• The Crypties 2022 Awards Gala was held in Miami in December 2022
• Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon and Raising in a Bear Market was discussed at 0xpo Summit

Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler recently spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3rd. Matt spoke about his Web3 origin story and Blocknative’s business, as well as some of the misconceptions in the crypto space. This event was a great opportunity for people to learn more about the world of decentralized finance and blockchain technology.

In December 2022, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala in Miami. With Josh Ostrovsky (“The Fat Jewish”) as the emcee and various crypto projects presenting awards, the evening was sponsored by many well-known names in the industry such as Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721.

Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman also spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon in January 2023. She discussed the Tezos blockchain’s use of 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.

The 0xpo Summit also discussed the topic of raising in a bear market. Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Jordan Earls of AngelBlock all spoke about the process of raising money in the current environment and how investors are adapting. They discussed the importance of understanding the market, the various strategies for raising funds, and how to best position a project for success.

Overall, the events at 0xpo Crossroads, Crypties 2022 Awards Gala, Web Summit, and 0xpo Summit provided great insights into the world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. Matt Cutler, Kathleen Breitman, Clay Robbins, Soona Amhaz, Sarah Guo, and Jordan Earls all spoke on important topics that will surely help guide the industry in the future.