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DAOs, VCs Put $6M Behind Governance Startup Tally
If DAOs are basically a "group chat with a bank account," they're going to need more tooling to go mainstream, say Tally's founders.
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Andreessen Horowitz Leads $4.4M Round in DeFi's Element Finance
Element Finance, which is building a yield-maximizing marketplace for crypto interest rates, has landed some prominent backers.
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Chris Burniske at Consensus Invest 2017
‘Chainlink Killer’ API3 Closes $3M Funding Round With Placeholder and Pantera
API3, a firm aiming to provide an alternative to oracle service Chainlink, has raised $3 million in a private funding round led by Placeholder.
Chris Burniske at Consensus Invest 2017

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Climate Startup Nori Raises $4M to Solve Carbon Market Double-Spending
Nori has been funded to build a blockchain-based market for carbon credits that will start by paying farmers to remove CO2 from the atmosphere.
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Numerai founder Richard Craib at ErasureCon 2019.
Numerai Raises $3M in Another NMR Token Sale With Union Square Ventures, Placeholder
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.
Numerai founder Richard Craib at ErasureCon 2019.

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'Passwordless Login' Startup Magic Raises $4M From Naval Ravikant, Placeholder
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.
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Placeholder Leads $2 Million Seed Round for DeFi Services Provider Zerion
DeFi services provider Zerion has raised $2 million from Placeholder, Blockchain and others to build out its team.
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Startup Bringing Zero-Knowledge Proofs to Ethereum Raises $2 Million
Matter Labs is using "mathematical magic" to speed up transactions on ethereum. Now Placeholder VC and others are investing $2 million in the project.
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