• Francesco Agosti of Phantom spoke at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco
• Kathleen Breitman of Tezos spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon
• Panel on venture money raising hosted at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco
At 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco, Francesco Agosti, a co-founder of the popular Solana dapp, sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to discuss the history of Phantom and what he’s looking forward to in Web3. In this discussion, Agosti highlighted the importance of decentralization, scalability, and accessibility as key elements of Web3. He also discussed the need to build bridges between traditional finance and the crypto world, and his vision for the future of Phantom and the wider crypto space.
At Web Summit in Lisbon, Kathleen Breitman, co-founder of the Tezos blockchain, discussed the importance of proof-of-stake mechanisms, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves. Breitman emphasized the need for the blockchain space to stay ahead of the curve in order to remain competitive and for users to get the most out of their blockchain projects.
At 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, a panel on venture money raising in a bear market was hosted. 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 to discuss the best strategies for raising venture money even during Crypto Winter. The panelists highlighted the need for a strong business model and detailed plan, as well as the importance of the right timing and the right people, in order to be successful in raising venture money.
Finally, the inaugural Crypties Awards from Decrypt Studios in Miami honored the best projects and people in the crypto space. The awards were presented by Alanna Roazzi-Laforet and the Bored Ape Yacht Club was awarded the NFT Project of the Year. This award highlighted the success of the project, as well as its innovative approach to NFT gaming.
The events at 0xpo Crossroads, Web Summit, and 0xpo Summit, as well as the Crypties Awards, highlighted the importance of blockchain technology, its potential applications, and the hard work and dedication of the people involved in the space. These events also provided a platform for meaningful discussions and ideas, and set the stage for further innovation and exploration in the crypto space.