• Lisa Rubin, a blockchain attorney with Paul Hastings, discussed legal misconceptions in the industry at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco.
• The Crypties 2022 award ceremony was held in December at Art Basel in Miami.
• Tezos Co-founder Kathleen Breitman and venture capitalists discussed raising money in a bear market at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco.
At 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3, Lisa Rubin, a blockchain attorney with Paul Hastings, sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to discuss legal misconceptions the industry still holds. Rubin discussed the importance of crypto companies seeking legal advice before launching, and stressed the need for proper compliance with regulatory bodies. Rubin noted that the crypto industry is still in its infancy, and that companies should be aware of the risks associated with launching a new cryptocurrency or blockchain project.
In December 2022, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala at Art Basel in Miami. With emcee Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and presenters from a range of crypto projects, statuettes were awarded in nine categories. The evening was sponsored by a number of crypto companies, including Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721.
At 0xpo Summit in San Francisco on November 3, venture capitalists discussed the challenges of raising money in a bear market. 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 the topic. Additionally, Tezos Co-founder Kathleen Breitman talked 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.
The cryptocurrency industry is still in its early stages, and it has experienced its fair share of ups and downs. At 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco and 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, industry professionals discussed the legal and financial aspects of launching and investing in crypto projects. Lisa Rubin, a blockchain attorney with Paul Hastings, discussed the importance of seeking legal advice before launching a project, while venture capitalists discussed the challenges of raising money in a bear market. The Crypties 2022 award ceremony at Art Basel in Miami was an opportunity to celebrate the successes of various crypto projects, and Tezos Co-founder Kathleen Breitman discussed the technology behind her project.