• The Crypties Awards 2022 was an inaugural event held on November 30th in Miami, with the game Crypto Unicorns winning Game of the Year.
• On December 6th, Kathleen Breitman spoke about how Tezos used proof-of-stake merging at the Web Summit 2022.
• On December 19th, a panel discussion at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco was held to discuss raising venture money in a bear market, and Bored Ape Yacht Club won NFT Project of the Year at the Crypties Awards.
The Crypties Awards 2022 was held on November 30th from Decrypt Studios in Miami, and it was an event that celebrated the best in the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency. Crypto Unicorns was awarded the title of Game of the Year, with Katrina Wolfe accepting the Cryptie from presenter Avery Akkineni of Vayner3. Other nominees in the category were Stepn, Zed Run, and Blankos Block Party.
On December 6th, the Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon was also held, with co-founder of Tezos, Kathleen Breitman, giving a talk about how the Tezos blockchain has been using a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception. She also spoke about her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum, and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves.
Finally, on December 19th, a panel discussion was held at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco to discuss raising venture money even during Crypto Winter. 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 this extensive panel. Also at the Crypties Awards, Bored Ape Yacht Club won NFT Project of the Year, with Illa Da Producer accepting the Cryptie on behalf of Yuga Labs from presenter Alanna Roazzi-Laforet. The other nominees in the category were Moonbirds, Azuki, DeGods, and CloneX.
Overall, the Crypties Awards 2022 was a great event that celebrated the best in blockchain and cryptocurrency, with many informative panels taking place all over the world. From the award for Crypto Unicorns to the panel on raising venture money even in bear markets, there was something for everyone at the Crypties Awards.