Crypties Awards 2022: Celebrating Blockchain’s Impact & Potential

• The Crypties Awards 2022 took place in Miami on November 30, with Celo winning the Social Impact Award and Bored Ape Yacht Club winning NFT Project of the Year.
• Onstage panels and interviews from conferences and summits included Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman discussing proof-of-stake at the Web Summit in Lisbon and a panel on raising venture money even during Crypto Winter at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco.
• Live events included Marek Olszewski accepting the Cryptie for Celo from Dan Roberts of Decrypt Media, Illa Da Producer accepting the Cryptie for Yuga Labs from Alanna Roazzi-Laforet, and Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock joining Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Summit.

The inaugural Crypties Awards from Decrypt Studios took place on November 30 in Miami, Florida. The event was hosted by Decrypt’s Dan Roberts and Alanna Roazzi-Laforet and featured awards in categories like Social Impact, NFT Project of the Year, and more. The ceremony opened with a heartwarming introduction from Dan and Alanna, who explained the purpose of the event and the importance of recognizing the efforts of the blockchain community.

The first award of the night was for Social Impact, which was presented to Marek Olszewski of Celo. Marek accepted the Cryptie from Dan with a passionate speech about the potential of blockchain technology to improve financial inclusion and empower communities around the world. The other nominees in the category were Ukraine DAO, Dream DAO, Proof of Protest, and Digital Diaspora.

The second award of the night was for NFT Project of the Year, which was presented to Illa Da Producer of Yuga Labs. Illa accepted the Cryptie from Alanna with an inspiring speech about the power of NFTs to revolutionize art, music, and gaming. The other nominees in the category were Moonbirds, Azuki, DeGods, and CloneX.

Throughout the event, Decrypt also hosted a series of onstage panels and interviews from various conferences and summits. This included Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman discussing proof-of-stake at the Web Summit in Lisbon and a panel on raising venture money even during Crypto Winter at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco with Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock joining Decrypt’s Jason Nelson.

The Crypties Awards 2022 was an inspiring and uplifting event that showed how far the blockchain community has come and how much potential it has to make a positive impact in the world. The winners of the awards were recognized for their dedication to their projects and their unwavering commitment to making a difference. The onstage panels and interviews provided invaluable insight into the industry and gave attendees the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the current state of the blockchain. With more events like these in the future, the blockchain community is sure to continue to grow and thrive.