Crypties Awards 2022: Celebrating Crypto Innovation and Passion

• Katrina Wolfe accepted the Cryptie for Crypto Unicorns at the inaugural Crypties Awards from Decrypt Studios in Miami
• The Crypties Awards 2022 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.
• Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman discussed her blockchain and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves onstage at Web Summit in Lisbon.

On November 30, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties Awards in Miami, Florida. The event was emceed by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“), and presenters included a range of notable crypto projects. The award categories included Game of the Year, Best Protocol, Best NFT, Best DeFi Project, Best Crypto Wallet, Best Crypto Trading Platform, Best Blockchain Platform, and Best Crypto Exchange.

Katrina Wolfe was the proud recipient of the Cryptie for Crypto Unicorns from presenter Avery Akkineni of Vayner3. The other nominees in the category were Stepn, Zed Run, and Blankos Block Party.

The evening was sponsored by a number of prominent firms, such as 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 her blockchain and its proof-of-stake mechanism. She also spoke of her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum, and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves.

At 0xpo Summit, Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Samir Kaji of Volt Capital, Andrew Romans of Conviction, and Gary Rubinoff of AngelBlock discussed the challenges of fundraising in a bear market. Other panelists included Sam Cassatt of ConsenSys, Roham Gharegozlou of Dapper Labs, and General Partner at USV, Albert Wenger.

The Crypties Awards 2022 was a memorable evening that demonstrated the innovation, creativity, and passion of the crypto space. It is clear that crypto is here to stay, and that its potential is only beginning to be realized.