“They may not be dead,” he said. “But their dream of getting rich with cryptocurrencies is definitely a reality.”
The screen behind him showed a soccer player. Odell Beckham Jr.he announced in November 2021 that he would receive his paycheck in bitcoin, just before the value of bitcoin began to plummet. appeared, who in 2018 I was fined by the Securities and Exchange Commission for not disclosing that I was paid to promote digital tokens.
Then flashed an image of Kim Kardashian, who agreed to a $1.26 million settlement with the SEC in October for failing to comply with the SEC’s rules on promoting investment opportunities.
Photos came out one after another. One shows his August 2022 to September issue of Fortune magazine, Bankman-Freed Its cover bears the headline “The Next Warren Buffett?” Fat Jewish predicted that Mr. Bankman-Fried’s “business habits” would soon amount to “exchanging cigarettes for toilet paper in prison.”
Also on screen was YouTube star turned media entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk. His NFT startup Candy Digital was once valued at $1.5 billion. Earlier this week, the company laid off “the majority of its employees.” according to decipheringis a crypto industry news site owned by Decrypt Media, the parent company of Crypties organizer Decrypt Studios.
After all, it was Avery Akkineni, president of Vayner3, Vaynerchuk’s other company, who presented the first Cryptie award. In what wasn’t the most heated exchange of the night, Mr. Akkineni strode onto the stage, giving a brief thank you to Zafat for his Jewish, defending his boss, Mr. Vaynerchuk, and saying goodbye to him. He called it “absolutely delighted” to work.
After reading the list of Game of the Year nominees, Akkineni opened the envelope to reveal the winner. crypto unicornis a pet and farming game built on the Polygon blockchain backed by a digital token called MATIC. Laguna Games’ product her director Katrina Wolfe received the award, although many other winners were not in attendance.