Crypto Winter: 0xpo Summit and Crypties Awards Showcase Blockchain Resilience

• Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami.
• At 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, a panel of venture capitalists discussed raising money during Crypto Winter.
• Phantom Co-Founder Francesco Agosti also spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco.

On 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 range of partners, including Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721.

On November 3, venture capitalists from Slow Ventures, Volt Capital, Conviction, and AngelBlock joined Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco for an extensive panel on raising venture money during Crypto Winter. Panelists discussed the challenges of fundraising in the bear market, as well as strategies for success.

Also at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3, Phantom Co-Founder Francesco Agosti sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson. They discussed the history of Phantom and what Agosti is looking forward to in Web3.

At the end of the day, the events showcased the growth of the blockchain industry, and the resilience of its participants even in the face of adversity. With panels and interviews from conferences and summits, the 0xpo Summit and the Crypties awards gala provided a glimpse into the future of blockchain technology.