Crypto Space Sees Eventful November: Talks, Awards, and Raising Money in a Bear Market

• Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3 to discuss his Web3 origin story and Blocknative’s business.
• The Crypties 2022 awards gala was held at Art Basel in Miami in December 2022 with emcee Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and sponsors from a range of crypto projects.
• Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman and panelists from Slow Ventures, Volt Capital, Conviction, and AngelBlock discussed raising venture money in a bear market at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco on November 3.

On November 3, Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco to discuss his Web3 origin story and Blocknative’s business. Matt shared his experience in the crypto space and the journey he has taken to build the company. He also discussed some of the common misconceptions that are present in the crypto space. Later that month, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala in Miami. Hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“), the ceremony included presenters from a range of crypto projects. Statuettes were awarded in nine categories, with sponsorships from Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721.

In addition, a panel at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco on November 3 discussed raising venture money 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 onstage to discuss their strategies for success in a bear market. Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman also spoke at the summit, discussing 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 with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves.

Overall, November was an eventful month for the crypto space. Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler shared his experiences and knowledge at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco, while The Crypties 2022 event was held at Art Basel in Miami. In addition, panels at 0xpo Summit discussed raising money during Crypto Winter and Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke about her project. With a plethora of events and knowledge shared, November was a great month for the crypto space.