Ethereum startup Magic just raised $4 million from investors like Naval Ravikant, SV Angel, Placeholder and Volt Capital to make passwords less of a pain.
DeFi services provider Zerion has raised $2 million from Placeholder, Blockchain and others to build out its team.
Numerai has sold an additional $3 million in NMR tokens to a slate of investors led by Union Square Ventures on the strength of its latest product, Erasure.
Matter Labs is using "mathematical magic" to speed up transactions on ethereum. Now Placeholder VC and others are investing $2 million in the project.