• On November 3, 2020, Francesco Agosti, the co-founder of Phantom, was interviewed at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco.
• On December 2022, the inaugural Crypties awards gala was held in Art Basel, Miami, sponsored by various crypto projects.
• On November 3, 2020, a panel was held at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco on raising venture money in a bear market.
On November 3, 2020, 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco hosted a unique event with Francesco Agosti, the co-founder of Phantom, a popular decentralized application (dapp) built on the Solana blockchain. During this event, Jason Nelson of Decrypt interviewed Mr. Agosti in a live setting, discussing the history and future of Phantom, as well as the potential of Web3.
In December 2022, the Crypties awards gala was held in Art Basel, Miami, organized by Decrypt Studios. The event was hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and 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 awards ceremony featured nine categories for digital asset projects, including categories for Decentralized Finance (DeFi), NFTs, and Gaming.
On the same day, 0xpo Summit in San Francisco also hosted a panel on raising venture money in a bear market, featuring Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock. During this panel, the speakers discussed various approaches to funding a project even during periods of market uncertainty.
The events of November 3, 2020 demonstrate the vibrant and innovative nature of the blockchain and cryptocurrency community. With speakers from many fields and a variety of events, the day was an interesting and insightful look into the projects, ideas, and strategies that are shaping the future of the space. From the insights shared by Francesco Agosti to the awards presented at the Crypties gala, and the strategies discussed during the panel on raising funds, the day was a unique look into the current and future state of the blockchain space.