• Jason Michael Primrose, Amanda Terry, Artemysia-X, and Kas Vegas discussed how their work utilizes NFTs for storytelling at the Camp Decrypt 2022 event.
• The Crypties 2022 awards gala was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami.
• Kathleen Breitman discussed the Tezos blockchain and its proof-of-stake mechanism onstage at Web Summit in Lisbon and Clay Robbins, Soona Amhaz, Sarah Guo, and Alex Strzesniewski discussed raising venture money at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco.
At Camp Decrypt 2022, a lively panel was moderated by What’s Trending podcast host Shira Lazar, featuring Lost Children of Andromeda author Jason Michael Primrose, Amanda Terry of Metagood and ACTAI Ventures, Artemysia-X of Rug Radio program LorePlay, and Kas Vegas of NFT INT, Huxley, and Feature.io. The group discussed how their work utilizes non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for storytelling. Primrose shared some insight into how his work uses NFTs, with Terry discussing the application of NFTs in the gaming world. Artemysia-X discussed how NFTs can be used to turn traditional storytelling into interactive experiences, while Vegas highlighted the potential of NFTs as collectibles and how this could be used to create new revenue streams for artists.
The first Crypties awards gala was held in December 2022 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 Polygon, Filecoin Foundation, Lamina1, Async, BeetsDAO, The Gold Mask, Gem Set, Breakout, Anonymous, Infinite Objects, Ape Water, Decentralized Pictures, and Vault 721.
At Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman discussed 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. Breitman shared her thoughts on the future of the Tezos blockchain and its potential to revolutionize the world of digital assets.
At 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, 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 raising venture money in a bear market. Robbins discussed his experience with Slow Ventures and the importance of finding the right investors and advisors. Amhaz shared her experience with Volt Capital and the importance of having a strong team and a well-defined strategy. Guo and Strzesniewski discussed the various options for raising venture money in a bear market, and the importance of understanding the different types of investors and their motivations.
Overall, these events highlighted the potential of NFTs for storytelling, awarded innovative projects in the cryptocurrency space, and provided insight into the importance of raising venture money in a bear market.