Crypto Companies: Navigating Legal and Market Challenges for Success

• Lisa Rubin, a blockchain attorney with Paul Hastings, sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3 to discuss legal misconceptions the industry still holds.
• In December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala. With emcee Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and presenters from a range of crypto projects, statuettes were awarded in nine categories.
• Tezos co-founder Kathleen Breitman talked 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 onstage at Web Summit in Lisbon.

At 0xpo Crossroads in San Francisco on November 3, blockchain attorney Lisa Rubin sat down with Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to discuss legal misconceptions the industry still holds. Lisa expressed that crypto companies need to seek legal advice before launching their projects, as the legal landscape of the industry is constantly shifting and evolving. She highlighted the importance of due diligence, and the need to understand the full scope of the project before getting involved.

In December 2022 at Art Basel in Miami, Decrypt Studios held the inaugural Crypties awards gala. The evening was hosted by Josh Ostrovsky („The Fat Jewish“) and featured presenters from a range of crypto projects, who awarded statuettes in nine categories. The event 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 talked about how the Tezos blockchain has used a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception. Kathleen expressed her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, and spoke about progressive decentralization and NFT gaming with Decrypt’s Stephen Graves. She also discussed the challenges of raising in a bear market and how to navigate the current climate, alongside Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Greylock, Kenzi Wang of AngelBlock, and Laura Shin of Unconfirmed.

Overall, the legal landscape of the crypto industry is complex and ever-changing. It is essential for crypto companies to seek legal advice before launching their projects and to do their due diligence in understanding the scope of their project. Similarly, crypto projects must remain informed about the current market climate and the challenges of raising in a bear market. By staying informed and taking the necessary steps to ensure their projects are successful, crypto companies can make the most out of their investments.