Raising Venture Money During Crypto Winter: Insights from Industry Experts

– Edward Snowden gave his views on the Ethereum merge, the sanctioning of Ethereum mixer Tornado Cash by the U.S. government, the privacy shortcomings of Bitcoin and Ethereum, and the use of DAOs to source tips from whistleblowers at Camp Decrypt 2022.
– Kathleen Breitman spoke about how the Tezos blockchain has utilized a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception, her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, progressive decentralization, and NFT gaming at Web Summit in Lisbon.
– Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock joined Decrypt’s Jason Nelson at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco to discuss raising venture money even during Crypto Winter.

At Camp Decrypt 2022 in Napa, California, Edward Snowden gave a candid talk on the current state of the crypto world. He discussed the Ethereum merge, the sanctioning of Ethereum mixer Tornado Cash by the U.S. government, the privacy shortcomings of Bitcoin and Ethereum, and his view on using DAOs to source tips from whistleblowers. Snowden noted that he believes the Ethereum merge was an important step forward for the blockchain industry, and that the sanctioning of Tornado Cash was an example of the U.S. government attempting to stifle the development of privacy-focused technology. He also emphasized the importance of using DAOs to provide a secure and anonymous way for whistleblowers to come forward with information without fear of retribution.

At Web Summit in Lisbon, Kathleen Breitman spoke about the Tezos blockchain, which has been utilizing a proof-of-stake mechanism since its inception. She expressed her admiration for Tendermint, Ethereum and sharding, as well as her vision for progressive decentralization. Breitman also discussed the potential for NFT gaming, and how it could be used to incentivize users to participate in the Tezos network.

Finally, at 0xpo Summit in San Francisco, Clay Robbins of Slow Ventures, Soona Amhaz of Volt Capital, Sarah Guo of Conviction and formerly Greylock, and Alex Strzesniewski of AngelBlock joined Decrypt’s Jason Nelson to discuss raising venture money even during Crypto Winter. The panelists agreed that it is still possible to make successful investments in the blockchain market, but it requires a more careful approach to mitigate the risk associated with bear markets. They also discussed the importance of having a well-thought-out strategy for scaling investments, and the potential for using NFTs and other digital assets as a way to diversify portfolios.

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