Crypto in November: Successes and Progress in the Space!

Bullet Points:
• Blocknative’s CEO Matt Cutler was at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco to talk about the company, their business, and misconceptions in the crypto space.
• Tezos’ co-founder Kathleen Breitman was at Web Summit in Lisbon to discuss the blockchain’s use of proof-of-stake mechanism, admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and Sharding, and NFT gaming.
• Clay Robbins, Soona Amhaz, Sarah Guo, and Alex Strzesniewski joined Jason Nelson at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco to discuss raising venture money during Crypto Winter.

On November 3, Blocknative CEO Matt Cutler attended 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco to discuss his Web3 origin story, Blocknative’s business, and some of the misconceptions in the crypto space. Matt sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to give an in-depth look at the company and how they are working to make the crypto ecosystem more accessible. He explained how Blocknative’s Notify platform provides users with end-to-end transaction notification, ensuring that users are kept up to date on their transactions and keeping them safe from any potential scams.

Also on November 3, Tezos’ co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon. She discussed Tezos’ proof-of-stake mechanism, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum, and sharding, and the potential of NFT gaming. Kathleen also talked about the concept of progressive decentralization and the importance of user experience in creating a successful blockchain-based product.

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 at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco to discuss raising venture money even during Crypto Winter. This extensive panel highlighted different strategies and tactics that can be used to raise funds in a bear market, as well as some of the potential risks and rewards. The panelists also discussed the importance of building meaningful relationships with investors, the need for a clear roadmap and vision, and the importance of having an experienced team.

Finally, at the inaugural Crypties Awards from Decrypt Studios in Miami on November 30, Bored Ape Yacht Club won NFT Project of the Year. This honor went to Yuga Labs, who were represented by Illa Da Producer and presented with their Cryptie by Alanna Roazzi-Laforet. This award was a testament to the hard work and dedication of the Yuga Labs team, and recognition of the impact their project has had on the crypto space.

Overall, the month of November was a great success for the crypto space, with several events highlighting the progress that has been made and the potential of the industry. From Blocknative’s CEO Matt Cutler discussing his company’s business and the misconceptions in the crypto space, to Tezos’ co-founder Kathleen Breitman talking about their proof-of-stake mechanism, to Clay Robbins and the other panelists discussing venture money raising, to Bored Ape Yacht Club winning NFT Project of the Year, November has been a month of great progress and successes for the crypto space.