Crypties Awards: Celebrating Crypto’s Achievements and Propelling Industry Conversations

• Decrypt Studios hosted the inaugural Crypties Awards gala in Miami in December 2022, with nine categories and statuettes awarded.
• Katrina Wolfe accepted the Cryptie for Crypto Unicorns from presenter Avery Akkineni of Vayner3 in the Game of the Year category.
• Live events such as panels and interviews from conferences and summits were also held, including Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman at Web Summit in Lisbon and a panel of venture capital firms at 0xpo Summit.

On November 30, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties Awards gala in Miami, Florida. The night 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. Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) was the night’s emcee, with presenters from a wide variety of crypto projects. Nine categories of awards were given out, with statuettes presented to the winners.

One of the most prestigious awards of the night was the Game of the Year Cryptie, which was presented to Katrina Wolfe for her work on Crypto Unicorns. The other nominees in the category were Stepn, Zed Run, and Blankos Block Party. The award was presented by Avery Akkineni of Vayner3.

In addition to the awards ceremony, a variety of live events were held during the event. These included panels and interviews from conferences and summits. At the Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke about how the Tezos blockchain had used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming. At the 0xpo Summit, a panel of venture capital firms discussed raising capital in a bear market.

The Crypties Awards was a successful and memorable event, with the night’s festivities both celebrating the achievements of the crypto community and providing a platform for furthering the industry’s invaluable conversations.