Tampa’s Synapse Summit was a coming-out party for cryptocurrencies, blockchains, NFTs and all things “Web 3.0.”
“Things fall apart; the center cannot hold,” William Butler Yeats wrote in “The Second Coming,” the Irish poet’s famous 1919 work about civilization turning to chaos in the wake of World War I.
More than a century later, the center is again being challenged, this time by technology — specifically, the rise of cryptocurrencies, blockchains, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and other “Web 3.0” innovations, which present new, decentralized ways of doing business.
Web 3.0 was a popular topic at the Synapse Summit on Feb. 17 at Amalie Arena in Tampa. After going all virtual in 2021, the event brought together tech entrepreneurs and investors from across Florida and beyond for a day of presentations and networking…