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Three Crypto Pioneers on Crypto’s Monolithic vs. Modular Debate
Three Crypto Pioneers on Crypto’s Monolithic vs. Modular Debate
Anatoly Yakovenko, co-founder of Solana Labs, Nick White, COO at Celestia, and Chris Burniske, partner at VC firm Placeholder discuss the differences between modular and monol...
Three Crypto Pioneers on Crypto’s Monolithic vs. Modular Debate

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Galaxy-Backed Gyroscope's 'All-Weather' Decentralized Stablecoin Goes Live on Ethereum Mainnet
The GYD dollar-pegged token aims to protect against the risks of holding stablecoins by offering an alternative to centralized and algorithmic designs.
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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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‘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.
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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 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.
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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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