• The inaugural Crypties Awards were held on November 30th, 2022 in Miami.
• The award for Game of the Year went to Crypto Unicorns, which was accepted by Katrina Wolfe.
• Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon featured a panel with Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman on how Tezos was ahead of the proof-of-stake merge.
On November 30th, 2022, Decrypt Studios held their inaugural Crypties Awards in Miami, Florida. The event was an opportunity for the crypto world to come together and celebrate the achievements of the past year. The awards ceremony was hosted by Josh Ostrovsky, also known as “The Fat Jewish” and featured a variety of presenters from different crypto projects. 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.
At the awards show, Katrina Wolfe accepted the Cryptie for Game of the Year on behalf of Crypto Unicorns. The other nominees in the category were Stepn, Zed Run, and Blankos Block Party.
There was also a panel from Web Summit 2022 in Lisbon featuring Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman. She spoke about how Tezos has used 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.
Additionally, at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, a panel was held with Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock. They discussed raising venture money even during Crypto Winter.
The Crypties Awards provided an opportunity for the crypto world to come together and celebrate the achievements of the past year. It was a night of recognitions, panels, and awards for the most innovative and successful projects in the industry. With the support of many sponsors, the event was a resounding success.