• Lisa Rubin, a blockchain attorney with Paul Hastings, discussed legal misconceptions the industry still holds.
• The Crypties 2022 awards gala was held at Art Basel in Miami.
• Kathleen Breitman, co-founder of Tezos, discussed proof-of-stake mechanisms and NFT gaming.
At the 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3, blockchain attorney Lisa Rubin with Paul Hastings sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to discuss legal misconceptions that the crypto industry still holds. She urged crypto companies to seek legal advice before launching their projects to ensure compliance with government regulations and to avoid potential legal ramifications.
In December 2022, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala at Art Basel in Miami. The evening was hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and sponsored by several crypto projects, such as Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721. The ceremony celebrated achievements in nine categories with statuettes being awarded to the winners.
At Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves about the Tezos blockchain and its proof-of-stake mechanism. She discussed her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming.
Finally, at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco on November 3, 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 an extensive panel on venture capital raises even in the midst of Crypto Winter. They discussed the importance of understanding the market and the potential of the project, as well as how investors can better support projects in a bear market.