Bullet Point Summary:
• The Crypties Awards were held in Miami on November 30, and Celo won the Social Impact Award.
• Onstage panels and interviews from conferences and summits highlighted the Crypties 2022 awards.
• Kathleen Breitman spoke at Web Summit in Lisbon about Tezos and how it has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception.

Detailed Article:
On November 30, Decrypt Studios held its inaugural Crypties Awards in Miami, with emcee Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and presenters from a range of crypto projects. 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. At the award ceremony, Celo was presented with the Social Impact Award, beating out other nominees Ukraine DAO, Dream DAO, Proof of Protest, and Digital Diaspora. Marek Olszewski accepted the Cryptie for Celo from presenter Dan Roberts of Decrypt Media.

The Crypties 2022 awards were also highlighted by onstage panels and interviews from conferences and summits. At the 0xpo Summit, Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Sophie Winwood of Volt Capital, and Aron van Ammers of Conviction and AngelBlock discussed raising capital in a bear market. At Web Summit in Lisbon, Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman spoke about how the Tezos blockchain has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves.

Overall, the Crypties 2022 Awards was a great success, and a testament to the progress made in the crypto industry. With the awards ceremony, onstage panels and interviews, the event showcased the best of the industry and celebrated the success of innovative projects.