• Phantom Co-Founder Francesco Agosti spoke at 0xpo Crossroads to discuss the history of Phantom and what’s to come in Web3.
• The Crypties 2022: Highlight Reel was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami, sponsored by a range of crypto projects.
• Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon on proof-of-stake, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming.
On November 3, 2020, Phantom Co-Founder Francesco Agosti took the stage at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco to share his story of the popular Solana dapp and what he’s looking forward to in Web3. Agosti discussed the history of Phantom, as well as the challenges and opportunities of scaling the blockchain. He also shared his thoughts on the current state of the industry and what’s to come.
In December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala. With emcee Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and presenters from a range of crypto projects, statuettes were awarded in nine categories. The sponsors of this event included Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721.
On the other side of the world, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon about how the Tezos blockchain has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming. She discussed the challenges and opportunities that come with scaling the blockchain and what the industry is looking forward to in the coming years.
In addition to these events, there was also a panel at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco on 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 to discuss the intricacies of fundraising in a bear market.
The world of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency is constantly evolving and growing, and these events gave us a glimpse into the potential of what’s to come. From the insights shared by Phantom Co-Founder Francesco Agosti to the Crypties 2022: Highlight Reel to Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman’s discussion on proof-of-stake and more, these events have given us an invaluable look into the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency.