• Lisa Rubin, a blockchain attorney with Paul Hastings, discussed legal misconceptions the industry still holds at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco.
• Kathleen Breitman of Tezos discussed how the Tezos blockchain has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception at Web Summit in Lisbon.
• Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock discussed raising venture money during Crypto Winter at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco.
On November 3, Lisa Rubin, a blockchain attorney with Paul Hastings, spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on the legal misconceptions the industry still holds. Rubin highlighted the importance of crypto companies seeking legal advice before launching their projects. She discussed the various regulations imposed on the industry and the need for companies to be aware of them in order to stay compliant.
Then on November 30, the inaugural Crypties Awards from Decrypt Studios in Miami took place. Illa Da Producer accepted the Cryptie on behalf of Yuga Labs from presenter Alanna Roazzi-Laforet for the NFT Project of the Year. The other nominees in the category were Moonbirds, Azuki, DeGods, and CloneX.
Finally, on December 3, a panel on raising venture money even during Crypto Winter took place at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco. The panelists included Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock. The panel discussed the various challenges of fundraising in a bear market, with the panelists providing their own experiences and insights.
In addition to these live events, Kathleen Breitman, co-founder of Tezos, spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon. Breitman discussed how the Tezos blockchain has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception and her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming.
Overall, the events in November and December of 2022 provided a wealth of information and insight into the crypto industry and its various challenges. From legal advice to fundraising to Tezos‘ proof-of-stake mechanism, a wide range of topics were discussed. These events provided a valuable opportunity for industry professionals to learn more about the industry and the various challenges they may face.