Crypto Leaders Agosti and Breitman Look to the Future of Blockchain

• Phantom Co-Founder Francesco Agosti was interviewed by Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3 to discuss the history of Phantom and its future in Web3.
• The Crypties 2022, a Decrypt Studios award gala sponsored by a range of crypto projects, was held in December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami.
• Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman discussed the Tezos blockchain, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves onstage at Web Summit in Lisbon.

At the 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3, Decrypt’s Jason Nelson interviewed Phantom Co-Founder Francesco Agosti to discuss the history of Phantom and its future in Web3. Agosti, one of the minds behind the popular Solana dapp, gave an in-depth look at the power of the platform and the innovative ways in which it is revolutionizing the blockchain space.

To celebrate the success of the industry and the projects within it, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala 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 the Tezos blockchain, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves onstage. Breitman explained how the Tezos blockchain has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, and her vision for the future of the blockchain space. She also emphasized the importance of raising in a bear market, and shared her insights on the Slow Ventures, Volt Capital, Conviction, and AngelBlock initiatives.

In addition to discussing the past and present of blockchain, Agosti and Breitman also looked to the future of the space, with Agosti expressing his excitement for Phantom’s upcoming projects and Breitman emphasizing the importance of collaboration in the industry.

The interviews and award gala of the past year have given a powerful glimpse into the future of blockchain and all the potential it holds. With the insights of Agosti and Breitman, the Crypties 2022 awards gala sponsored by a range of crypto projects, and the continued development of platforms like Phantom, the blockchain space is sure to be full of exciting developments in the coming year.