Paris Blockchain Awards 2023: Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in Web3

The Paris Blockchain Awards is an annual event that recognizes outstanding achievements in the Web3 ecosystem. The event brings together the most innovative and influential people, projects, and companies in the blockchain industry.

Paris Blockchain Awards 2023: Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in Web3

Paris Blockchain Week (PBW), one of the leading global gatherings for crypto enthusiasts, investors, and entrepreneurs, has announced the nominations for its 2023 awards. The awards will be presented at the live event from March 20 to 24, 2023, at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, as well as online via a dedicated digital platform.

Voting will be conducted using a decentralized application called, which runs on the Partisia Blockchain, allowing for easy, anonymous, and secure voting via tokenized ballots. The Partisia Blockchain's e-voting system is transparent and tamper-proof. An AMA is scheduled to explain the benefits and technology behind the voting platform.

This year's nominations are impressive, and they reflect the significant strides made by the industry in recent times. The nominations include Web3 Personality of the Year, Best Impact Blockchain Project, Best Web3 Brand Initiative of the Year, Enterprise Blockchain Project of the Year, Best Web3 Educational Platform, and Best Web3 Content Creator.

Web3 Personality of the Year

The nominees for Web3 Personality of the Year are Hayden Adams, Vitalik Buterin, Devin Finzer, Charles Hoskinson, Anatoly Yakovenko, and Chanpeng Zhao. Each of these individuals has made significant contributions to the Web3 ecosystem, and they have helped to shape the future of blockchain technology.

Hayden Adams is the founder of Uniswap Labs, a decentralized exchange built on the Ethereum blockchain. Vitalik Buterin is the co-creator of Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Devin Finzer is the co-founder of OpenSea, the largest NFT marketplace. Charles Hoskinson is the co-founder of Cardano and Ethereum blockchains. Anatoly Yakovenko is the founder and CEO of Solana, a high-performance blockchain platform. Chanpeng Zhao is the founder and CEO of Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange.

Best Impact Blockchain Project

The nominees for Best Impact Blockchain Project are Earthfund, PlanetWatch, UNHCR, UNICEF CryptoFund, World Food Program - Building Blocks, and World of Women. These projects have used blockchain technology to solve real-world problems, including climate change, refugee crises, and hunger.

Earthfund is a decentralized platform that enables individuals and organizations to fund environmental projects. PlanetWatch is a network of air quality sensors that use blockchain technology to store and share data. UNHCR partnered with Stellar to provide cash assistance to Ukrainian refugees via blockchain. UNICEF CryptoFund is a venture fund that invests in blockchain startups that aim to improve children's lives. The World Food Program - Building Blocks project uses blockchain to track and distribute food aid. World of Women is a platform that showcases women's artwork as NFTs, promoting gender equality in the art world.

Best Web3 Brand Initiative of the Year

The nominees for Best Web3 Brand Initiative of the Year are Adidas, Dolce & Gabbana, Lacoste, NBA/Sorare, Nike, and Porsche. These brands have embraced blockchain technology to create immersive experiences for their customers.

Adidas has created a virtual store in the metaverse, where customers can browse and purchase digital items. Dolce & Gabbana has created a virtual fashion show in the metaverse. Lacoste has created a virtual store where customers can purchase NFTs. NBA/Sorare has created a free-to-play NFT fantasy basketball game. Nike has created a virtual amusement park in Roblox. Porsche has created an NFT platform where customers can purchase digital collectibles related to Porsche.

The nominees for the Enterprise Blockchain Project of the Year

IPWe (IBM), JPMORGAN - Onyx Coin System, LVMH - Aura Blockchain Consortium, Nomura - Komainu, Renault - Exceed, and Société Générale - Forge. These companies have successfully integrated blockchain technology into their operations to enhance efficiency, security, and transparency.

Overall, Paris Blockchain Week is a premier event for anyone interested in blockchain technology and its potential impact on various industries. It provides a platform for networking, learning, and collaboration among blockchain enthusiasts, investors, and industry experts.

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