Crypties Awards Showcases Crypto Innovations at Inaugural Event

• The inaugural Crypties Awards were held on November 30 in Miami with Katrina Wolfe accepting the Cryptie for Crypto Unicorns.
• Kathleen Breitman of Tezos spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon about the Tezos blockchain and its proof-of-stake mechanism.
• Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock discussed raising venture money during Crypto Winter at 0xpo Summit.

On November 30, Decrypt Studios presented the inaugural Crypties Awards in Miami, Florida. The event was hosted by Josh Ostrovsky, more commonly known as „The Fat Jewish“. Presented by a range of crypto projects, the award statuettes were given out in nine categories. The night 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.

The event began with Katrina Wolfe accepting the Cryptie for Crypto Unicorns from presenter Avery Akkineni of Vayner3. The other nominees in the game of the year category included Stepn, Zed Run, and Blankos Block Party.

Following the awards ceremony, attendees were treated to a panel from Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke about how the Tezos blockchain has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, as well as her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum, and sharding. She also discussed progressive decentralization and NFT gaming.

The 0xpo Summit in San Francisco featured a panel from venture capitalists on raising money during the Crypto Winter market. 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 to discuss the challenges of raising money during a bear market.

The inaugural Crypties Awards was a successful event that showcased many of the leading projects and ideas in the crypto space. It was an exciting night of celebration and discussion, and it looks like the Crypties Awards will only continue to grow in the years to come.

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