• Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3, discussing Blocknative’s business and misconceptions in the crypto space.
• At Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke about the Tezos blockchain’s proof-of-stake mechanism, Tendermint, Ethereum, and NFT gaming.
• At 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, 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, and the inaugural Crypties Awards from Decrypt Studios in Miami awarded Bored Ape Yacht Club with NFT Project of the Year.
On November 3, 2020, Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco. During the panel, Matt discussed his Web3 origin story, Blocknative’s business, and some of the misconceptions in the crypto space. He emphasized the importance of having a user-friendly UX and design, which is something Blocknative looks to provide to its customers.
Two weeks later, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon. During her talk, she discussed the Tezos blockchain’s proof-of-stake mechanism, which has been in use since its inception. She also spoke about her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum, and sharding, and how progressive decentralization and NFT gaming are changing the landscape of blockchain technology.
On November 3, 0xpo Summit in San Francisco saw a panel discussion on raising venture money even during Crypto Winter. Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock joined Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to discuss their strategies for raising funds during this time.
Finally, on November 30, the inaugural Crypties Awards from Decrypt Studios in Miami took place. The NFT Project of the Year was awarded to Bored Ape Yacht Club, and the award was accepted by Illa Da Producer on behalf of Yuga Labs.
Altogether, the events of November and December 2020 provided an enlightening and uplifting look at the state of blockchain technology and its applications. It is clear that the crypto space is making great strides towards becoming a mainstream industry, and that there is still much to look forward to.