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Filecoin News 41

Filecoin Kicks-off Mentorship Grants for Storage Providers...

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Tools for Building Consumer Applications with Filecoin

An overview of how developers can get started with Filecoin as the decentralized storage solution for their projects....

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Introducing Lurk: A programming language for recursive zk-SNARKs

We are excited to announce that the Lurk programming language repositories are now open to the public. ...

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Announcing Filecoin Storage Provider Mentorship Grants (FSPM)

Grantees will be supported through consulting in their journey to become robust and effective Filecoin Storage Providers....

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Announcing FIL-Singapore Summit!

IPFS Force is thrilled to announce the FIL-Singapore Summit from August 16th-19th in Singapore. ...

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Filecoin News 40

The FVM Bug Bounty program is a chance to make the network’s upcoming smart contract capabilities stronger...

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Introducing the Network Indexer

Protocol Labs recently launched the first production Network Indexer to enable searching for content-addressable data available at storage providers, such as those on the Filecoin and IPFS networks....

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Introducing the FVM Milestone 1 Bug Bounty Program & Audits

Bug Bounties are now live for FVM Milestone 1 until the end of May....

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The Economics of Storage Providers

A look at how the Filecoin economy works for Storage Providers. A full presentation on the subject is available thanks to ESPA’s Storage Provider Bootcamp....

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Introducing Boost: New Capabilities for Markets Including HTTP transfers, Web UI, and More

Boost replaces go-fil-markets with a better tool for storage and retrieval....

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FVM M0.5: Run your own FVM node!

Great news: You can now sync the Filecoin blockchain using the Filecoin Virtual Machine!...

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Filecoin News 39

Get a Bird’s-eye View of the Metaverse with Mscape.io...

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Why Become a Filecoin Storage Provider?

A look at the opportunities for service providers in Web3 as decentralized storage becomes the new standard....

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Announcing Mscape.io: A Community-driven Metaverse Landscape Framework & Map

Mscape.io presents a comprehensive look at the projects building the metaverse with IPFS and Filecoin....

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Filecoin News 38

Introducing the Official Filecoin Green Website for Blockchain Sustainability...

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CDNs and the Filecoin Retrieval Market

Filecoin’s journey to become the default file storage and retrieval system for Web3 development and Myel’s plans to make it happen....

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Filecoin News 37

Vivid Labs Takes NFTs a Step Further with Filecoin....

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Announcing DGM, a new decentralized grants marketplace

The Protocol Labs (PL) ecosystem is excited to announce the launch of DGM (Decentralized Grants Marketplace), a new platform for large-scale grants within the Protocol Labs Network and beyond. ...

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A Deep Dive into the Storage Provider Ecosystem

Storage Providers are integral components to the Filecoin Network. A breakdown of what the ecosystem looks like....

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Filecoin Deal Making AMA Recap

On February 17th, the Filecoin community was engaged in an Ask Me Anything session about deal making in the Filecoin Network. We covered topics ranging from SnapDeals to the Boost Alpha release....

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Vivid Labs: Using Filecoin to Preserve Advanced Multimedia NFTs

The VIVID platform lets creators add complexity to their NFT releases....

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Filecoin News 36

Fostering Metaverse Development with Filecoin and Polygon Studios...

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Filecoin and Polygon Studios Deepen Collaboration in NFTs, Games, and the Metaverse

The collaboration will foster the growth of Polygon-based projects in the space seeking decentralized storage solutions....

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PiKNiK’s ESPA Makes Way for Web3 Enterprise Storage on Filecoin

The program helps enterprise storage providers optimize for large datasets on Filecoin....

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Filecoin News 35

A new website and referral program at the scale of Filecoin’s 15+ EiB of decentralized storage power...

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Filecoin for Large Data

A solution for large datasets — and announcing Project Gravity II as a way to incentivize clients to explore this capability....

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Trusted Setup Complete for Network v15 Upgrade

The Filecoin community successfully completed the task of generating secure parameters for 4 circuits that will enable “SnapDeals” in Network V15....

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Orbit Community Program

We are excited to announce the launch of the Orbit Community Program powered by Protocol Labs and the Filecoin Foundation....

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Introducing ref-fvm, a new FVM website, and the Early Builders Program

Announcing three major updates along the road of the Filecoin Virtual Machine’s towards Milestone 1....

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MetaMask Flask: A Snap for Filecoin Devs

Developers: Use MetaMask Flask to Access Web3 Tools Like Filecoin Directly from the Wallet...

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Filecoin in 2021: Looking Back at a Year of Exponential Growth

2021 was quite the year for the Filecoin network and community! ...

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LongHashX and Protocol Labs Launch First-Ever Metaverse Demo Day

The Filecoin track will feature innovative projects including Grape Protocol, Lit Protocol, Matters Lab, and Lighthouse....

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Filecoin Green

A look of what’s ahead in Filecoin’s push towards environmental sustainability....

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Filecoin Green Shows How Web3 Can Help Fight Climate Change...

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Filecoin News 32

The Projects Building the Next Wave of Web3 Developer Tools...

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Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator II: Infrastructure and Dev Tools

De-risking relationships, identity NFTs for DAOs, community-operated weather frameworks, and more — explore the infrastructure and dev tool projects from Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator II....

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Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator II: Gaming and the Metaverse

3D art galleries, play-to-earn, derivative NFTs, and more — explore the gaming and metaverse projects from Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator II....

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Filecoin News 31

The FVM brings new capabilities to decentralized storage. Plus, five up-and-coming NFT projects building on Filecoin, and more....

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Introducing the Filecoin Virtual Machine

A unified, interoperable environment for computation and storage, enabled by the Filecoin Virtual Machine....

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Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator II: NFTs

Fractional ownership, no-loss gaming, marketplaces, and more — explore the NFT projects from Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator II....

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Filecoin News 30: Announcing the Filecoin Virtual Machine! Storage + Computation = 🤯🚀

Catch up on the most exciting announcements and developments from Filecoin Orbit, including what the rest of the year holds in store....

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Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator II: DeFi

Options markets, synthetic tokens, compliance, and more — an overview of DeFi projects from Launchpad Demo Day #2...

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Filecoin Orbit 2021 Recap: Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of Mainnet Liftoff

Starting on October 15th and culminating a week later, Filecoin Orbit 2021 was a happy celebration to mark the momentous first anniversary of the Filecoin mainnet launch in October, 2020....

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Textile: Intro to the Filecoin Bridge

One of the most recent advances in Filecoin's development is the creation of the NEAR bridge....

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Filecoin News 29: Join the 1-year celebration of Filecoin Mainnet

Join the Filecoin community to celebrate one year since Filecoin Mainnet Liftoff. Register now!...

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Filecoin Orbit: Filecoin Year One in Review

In 12 short months, the Filecoin network and its surrounding ecosystem have grown in strength to what it is today....

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Filecoin Becomes Official Storage Collaborator for Flow Blockchain

Filecoin is now the official storage collaborator of Flow blockchain....

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Filecoin News 28

Filecoin Orbit is Here! Celebrating 1 Year of Filecoin Mainnet....

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Filecoin Plus: How Storage Providers Can Engage with Verified Clients

Filecoin Plus adds a layer of social trust to the Filecoin network to incentivize useful storage and facilitates deals with verified clients....

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Reviving Halo 2 with Protocol Labs, Filecoin Foundation, Ethereum Foundation, and Electric Coin Co.

The four ecosystems come together to explore the future of recursive zero knowledge proofs....

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ChainSafe Files — Building Privacy-preserving Cloud Storage

ChainSafe Files provides highly private, highly secure cloud storage that allows users to maintain full sovereignty over their data....

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Filecoin’s “Island Economy”

Understanding the economic interconnectedness of the Filecoin storage network....

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Filecoin News 27

Welcome to Filecoin News 27!...

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Using Filecoin with IPFS

Understanding how Filecoin and IPFS come together to create decentralized storage through the lens of Textile and Estuary....

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Filecoin Project Gravity, a Sales Referral Program

Bring your customer’s data to the Filecoin network and make gravity work!...

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ION: A Path To Decentralized Identity

ION is building a solution on top of Bitcoin and IPFS to fix our fractured online identities....

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Decentralized Storage: Estuary, Web3.storage, and NFT.storage

Breaking down the different reasons to use Estuary vs. Web3.storage vs. NFT.storage...

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Filecoin News 26: Filecoin Network capacity surpasses 10 EiB, and more!

Welcome to Filecoin News 26!...

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The Future of Decentralized Social Media

Decentralizing social media is the latest evolution in the “forum” — a critical tool for human discussion, collaboration, and consensus....

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Taking a Look at Estuary

Estuary is open-source software allowing simple sending of public data to the Filecoin network to be retrieved from anywhere....

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Announcing Asia Hackathon Season 2021

Asia Hackathon Season 2021 is a hackathon series helping startups and entrepreneurs grow with Web3 stacks....

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Filecoin Launches Collaboration with Dapper Labs to Propel the Future of the NFT and Gaming Metaverse on Flow Blockchain

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Dapper Labs Integrates Filecoin to Propel the Future of the NFT and Gaming Metaverse on Flow Blockchain

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Filecoin News 25: JigStack Gallery Integrates IPFS and Filecoin, Mask x Filecoin, Lotus Release v1.11.1 and More

Welcome to Filecoin News 25! Updates from the ecosystem about Web3 interoperability, community terminology updates, grant distributions, and more....

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Filecoin News 25: JigStack Gallery Integrates IPFS and Filecoin, Mask x Filecoin, Lotus Release v1.11.1 and More

Welcome to Filecoin News 25! Updates from the ecosystem about Web3 interoperability, community terminology updates, grant distributions, and more....

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Announcing Filecoin-Polygon Bridge and Free Storage for Developers

Filecoin and Polygon are collaborating on Web3 interoperability with the Filecoin-Polygon Bridge by the Textile team....

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Mask Network × Filecoin: Bridging the Gap Between Web2 and Web3

Today, Mask Network and Filecoin announced a collaboration to bridge the gap between Web2 and Web3 by bringing decentralized storage solutions to Mask users. ...

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17 Winning Projects from DoraHack’s Filecoin Grant Hackathon

Catch up with the 17 winning projects (including three first places) from the DoraHacks Filecoin Grant Hackathon. ...

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Filecoin News 24: Filecoin- Near Grant Program, Asia Hackathon Season '21, SXSW Panel Voting Open, and More

Welcome to Filecoin News 24, our roundup of the latest updates and happenings in the world of Filecoin....

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Filecoin Launches Collaboration with NEAR to Accelerate the Growth of the Web3 Stack

Today we are excited to deepen the collaboration between the Filecoin ecosystem and the NEAR ecosystem with the launch of a $300,000 joint grants program designed to support developers interested in exploring new opportunities at the intersection of these two protocols....

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Announcing Chainlink-Filecoin Joint Grants for dApps Combining Decentralized Storage and Oracles

We are excited to announce that Chainlink and Filecoin are launching a joint grant initiative to accelerate development of hybrid smart contracts that combine Chainlink decentralized oracles and Filecoin decentralized storage within a single application....

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Building Web3: Filecoin + Ethereum Better Together

A look at some of the projects leading the collaborative opportunities between Filecoin and Ethereum....

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Introducing Web3.Storage: the Easiest Way to Store Data on Filecoin

Protocol Labs launches Web3.Storage, a free product for any developer to use Filecoin’s decentralized storage network in their applications....

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Introducing Web3.Storage: A simple interface for Filecoin storage

Protocol Labs launches Web3.Storage, a free product for any developer to use Filecoin’s decentralized storage network in their applications....

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Zero Knowledge and the Filecoin Network

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Filecoin News 23

Welcome to Filecoin News 23!...

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Filecoin and Hedera Hashgraph Announce Grant Program to Propel Web3 Interoperability

Today, Filecoin and Hedera Hashgraph are announcing a joint effort to advance the interoperability of Web3....

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Building Businesses for the Future of the Decentralized Web

Outlier Ventures CEO & Founder Jamie Burke and Protocol Labs Ecosystem Lead Colin Evran talking about the business opportunities of decentralized storage in the future of Web3 and the role that the recently-announced Filecoin Base Camp by Outlier Ventures plays....

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Open Web Community Summit: The Future of Storage Capacity

Dystopia Labs recently hosted the Open Web Community Summit for Creators & Community, co-presented by NEAR Protocol and Gitcoin. The event mainly focused on NFTs and featured 50+ speakers and dozens of artists and creators from all over the world....

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Filecoin News 22

Announcing the Filecoin Techstars Accelerator, Starling Labs featured on BloombergTV, SNARKs website launch, and more!...

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Filecoin zk-SNARKs: Zero Knowledge — but a Lot of Zero Knowledge

CryptoComputeLab created a beautiful zk-SNARKs for the world minisite, showcasing that Filecoin is the largest deployed zk-SNARK network to date and highlighting the key improvements that allowed a deployment of this scale....

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More than Storage: Business Opportunities on Filecoin

Exploring Web2 and Web3 business opportunities for the Filecoin network beyond storage, with ZX Zhang....

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Filecoin Quadratic Funding Grant Round-1 at DoraHacks

Protocol Labs is sponsoring a HackerLink Grant via DoraHacks to fund open source developer projects via donation, so that these projects can develop further into a startup in the Filecoin ecosystem. ...

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Filecoin News 21

Welcome to Filecoin News 21!...

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The Evolution of a Lotus Node

A look into the past, present, and future of a Lotus node from the Retrieval Market Builders Mini-Summit....

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OpenSea stores NFTs with IPFS and Filecoin

Our friends at OpenSea recently launched a feature to “freeze” NFT metadata, enabling NFT creators to properly decentralize their NFTs using IPFS and Filecoin....

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Filecoin News 20

Welcome to Filecoin News 20!...

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Slingshot Phase 2.3 Recap

The Slingshot Phase 2.3 Closing Ceremony on June 9th closed what has been one of the most productive phases of the Slingshot Competition yet. Check out this post for a full recap....

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Filecoin v13 HyperDrive AMA 1 Recap

On June 8th, Filecoin hosted an AMA answering 25+ questions on the network upgrade, sealing, onboarding new storage deals and more. ...

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Starling Lab: Establishing Trust for Humanity’s Data

Announcing the launch of Starling Lab, a commitment to continue building the frameworks required to endow humanity’s most vital digital information with trust....

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IPFS, Filecoin, and ‘Content Persistence’

The value of content persistence for the information era, and the role IPFS and Filecoin play....

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Filecoin v13 ‘HyperDrive’ Network Upgrade Unlocks 10-25x Increase in Storage Onboarding

Today, we’re excited to announce that the Filecoin v13 ‘HyperDrive’ Network upgrade coming in just a few weeks will unlock a 10-25x increase in storage onboarding rate* due to innovations in Filecoin Proofs system (*depending on how miners take advantage of the new aggregation limi...

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Filecoin v13 ‘HyperDrive’ Network Upgrade Unlocks 10-25x Increase in Storage Onboarding

Today, we’re excited to announce that the Filecoin v13 ‘HyperDrive’ Network upgrade coming in just a few weeks will unlock a 10-25x increase in storage onboarding rate* due to innovations in Filecoin Proofs system (*depending on how miners take advantage of the new aggregation limi...

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Filecoin Network Crosses Baseline Sustainability Target for First Time

This article provides an update on the Filecoin x BlockScience research collaboration, denoting a significant milestone for the Filecoin project. It was first published by Blockscience here....

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Filecoin Frontier Accelerator Demo Day: DeFi & Consumer Tech

A look at the DeFi and consumer tech startups from Filecoin Frontier Accelerator demo day: Atomica, Ownership Labs, Sinso Technology, and Vera AI....

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LongHash Ventures Demo Day: NFT and Media Startups

A look at the NFT and media startups from Filecoin Frontier Accelerator demo day: Curio, Flame, Huddle 01, Myel, NonEntropy Tech, Numbers, and OP Games....

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Wolfram Blockchain Labs Expanding Storage Functionality with IPFS & Filecoin for Dapp Development

WBL is integrating their distributed ledger technology platform with IPFS and Filecoin to add new decentralized functionality and expanded storage to their existing blockchain features....

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Filecoin News 17

Welcome to Filecoin News 17!...

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Filecoin Network v12

On April 29th, 2021, the Filecoin network upgraded to version 12....

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Introducing NFT.Storage: Free Decentralized Storage for NFTs

NFT.Storage lets users store their NFT content and metadata seamlessly and securely with IPFS and Filecoin....

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Filecoin News 16

Welcome to Filecoin News 16!...

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FilRep.io - A Filecoin Miner Reputation System v1 by Digital Mob

Filrep.io helps storage clients answer “How can I find the best miners to make storage and retrieval deals with?” by keeping track of storage miner reliability and performance....

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IPFSUnion has announced an investment to build a large Industrial Park focused on Filecoin mining

IPFSUnion has announced a large investment in a Filecoin mining facility as part of the Big Data Industrial Park. Check out this exclusive Q&A with their team....

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IPFSUnion has announced a $1.3 billion USD investment to build China's largest Filecoin mining facilty

IPFSUnion has announced a $1.3 billion USD investment in a Filecoin mining facility as part of the Big Data Industrial Park....

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VideoCoin and Filecoin to Power the Video NFT Market

The VideoCoin Network commences integration with Filecoin to offer platform optimized for Video NFTs....

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Filecoin News 15

Welcome to Filecoin News 15!...

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Block Dream Fund launches $10m fund to support the Filecoin Ecosystem

OKEx’s newly founded Block Dream Fund announces a collaboration with the Filecoin Network. ...

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Truffle Suite Launches NFT Development Template with Filecoin Box

Filecoin Box includes everything a developer needs to get started with decentralized storage and markets for NFTs, powered by Truffle Ganache....

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Decentralized Data Markets with Filehive

Solving the problem of data availability and monetization with Filehive, built on top of Filecoin....

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Filecoin and Chainlink Integration to Bring Advanced Decentralized Storage Solutions to Web 3.0 Developers

We're excited to announce that Chainlink—the industry leading decentralized oracle solution—is integrating with Filecoin—the world’s largest open-source, decentralized storage network— to enable bidirectional connection between the Filecoin Network and smart contract en...

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Filecoin and Chainlink Integration to Bring Advanced Decentralized Storage Solutions to Web 3.0 Developers

We're excited to announce that Chainlink—the industry leading decentralized oracle solution—is integrating with Filecoin—the world’s largest open-source, decentralized storage network— to enable bidirectional connection between the Filecoin Network and smart contract en...

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Livepeer x Filecoin Co-Mining Pilot

Co-locating decentralized video transcoding with decentralized storage....

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Decrypt Collaborates with Filecoin for its Inaugural Token Season

Filecoin is sponsoring Decrypt’s first token season, which will let Decrypt token holders swap their tokens for limited edition NFTs....

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Filecoin News 14

Welcome to Filecoin News 14!...

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The Next Phase of Fleek with Filecoin

Fleek’s support of Filecoin archiving for websites and dapps pushes the protocol further down the road of decentralization and permanence....

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How storage and retrieval deals work on Filecoin

A short article on how storage and retrieval deals work in Filecoin....

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libp2p’s Role in Ethereum 2.0 and the Decentralized Economy

Breaking down how libp2p helped bring about the Ethereum 2.0 milestone last December....

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Filecoin News 13

Welcome to Filecoin News 13!...

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Filecoin for Treasuries, Wills, Financial Access, and more

A look at the startups from Filecoin Launchpad Demo Day under the “Finance” category....

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Filecoin for Content, DevOps, Trust, and more

A look at the startups from Filecoin Launchpad Demo Day under the “Enterprise” category....

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Filecoin News, Issue 12

Welcome to the twelfth issue of Filecoin News!...

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Filecoin for Media, Video, Gaming, and more

A look at the startups from Filecoin Launchpad Demo Day under the “Social” category....

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Understanding Filecoin’s Reputation System

The role reputation plays in the maintenance of the Filecoin network....

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Reputation Systems in Filecoin

The role reputation plays in the maintenance of the Filecoin network....

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The Future of DeFi with Filecoin

The Ethereum DeFi ecosystem is interoperating with Filecoin to supercharge the future of DeFi....

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Tracking 78 Days of the US Presidential Election on Filecoin

The Starling Framework and Adobe’s Content Authenticity Initiative launch a photo archive documenting November 2020 to January 2021....

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The Future of DataDAOs

Filecoin's role in expanding the potential of DAOs within the DeFi ecosystem and beyond....

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Welcome Venus to the Filecoin mainnet!

Today we are excited to announce that at epoch 455673 (Jan 30th, 2021, 03:16 UTC), miner f0128788 running Venus v0.9.0, mined its very first block on mainnet!...

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Filecoin Plus: Aligning Participants with Useful Storage

Filecoin is a global marketplace of storage and its related services, matching a diverse set of storage providers with demand for secure distributed cloud storage services. As a blockchain network, Filecoin provides a robust, decentralized, verifiable platform for anyone to store and interact with d...

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Filecoin MinerX Fellowship Program

The MinerX Fellowship engages small and medium-sized miners distributed across the world to help improve Filecoin’s experience and productivity in the early stages of the network. MinerX is designed to build a solid foundation of geographically-diverse, reliable, long-term storage options to a...

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Getting Started With the Infura Filecoin API

The following is a summary of a talk given by Tim Myers on October 22, 2020 during Filecoin Liftoff Week. Filecoin node implementations expose APIs to provide developers a convenient way to interact with the Filecoin blockchain. These APIs allow developers to both query for information about the cha...

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Resolving the Dec 19 Chain Halt: Cause, Impact, & Take Aways

On Dec 19th, 2020, the Filecoin network experienced a chain halt, meaning that for a window of time, new blocks could be created, but miners couldn’t reach consensus on the resulting state, each computing a different value. Thanks to the fast response across community members, miners, and deve...

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Filecoin MinerX Fellowship Program is Underway!

The Filecoin team is excited to announce the first crop of Fellows for the Filecoin Miner Experience (MinerX) Fellowship, which aims to engage globally distributed, small-to-medium-sized Filecoin miners to help improve Filecoin’s experience and productivity in these early stages of the network...

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The Fenbushi Ecosystem Fund for Filecoin Development

The following is a summary of a talk given by Roland Sun at the Storage Market Summit on December 11, 2020. Roland Sun is a partner at Fenbushi Capital. Entire talk available here. In collaboration with Protocol Labs, Fenbushi Capital has announced a $15+ million USD investment fund in the IPFS and ...

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EIP-1559 in Filecoin

This is a summary of a talk given by Juan Benet. In the Filecoin network, the concept of gas is used to measure the computational resources required to execute a given on-chain transaction. The cost of these resources needs to be paid for, leading to a number of decisions that must be made around wh...

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Empowering Filecoin Startups

On December 11, ETH Global and Filecon hosted the Storage Market Summit (SMS). A portion of the day was dedicated to Empowering Filecoin Startups. Below are recaps, themes, and conclusions from different talks during this portion of the day. You can browse the agenda and check out the full Investing...

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A Look Back at Filecoin in 2020

In the final hours before we welcome 2021, we’re taking a moment to look back on all that the Filecoin community and network achieved in 2020. Though this year’s highlight was the mainnet launch in October, those of you who have been part of the community for years know 2020 was packed w...

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Filecoin Community Highlights: Slate

On top of the Filecoin protocol, app developers and service providers are building easy-to-use end-user tools for file storage and sharing. One of the most exciting projects to be borne out of this wave of growth and innovation is Slate, an open-source storage system built on top of Filecoin. Slate ...

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Investing in the Filecoin Ecosystem

Disclaimers: Nothing in these presentations is investment advice. Any models shown in presentations are based on many assumptions, and should not be relied upon as the source of truth. Any estimates should not be relied upon and are for illustrative purposes only. You should build your own models b...

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Filecoin Ecosystem Growth & Innovation

On December 11, ETH Global and Filecon hosted the Storage Market Summit (SMS). A portion of the day was dedicated to Filecoin Ecosystem Growth & Innovation. Below are recaps, themes, and conclusions from different talks during this portion of the day. You can browse the agenda and check out the ...

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Meet the Filecoin Foundatoin

During Filecoin Liftoff Week, we rounded out the last day with a panel titled “Meet the Filecoin Foundation.” The session was an opportunity for event attendees to hear from the people who comprise the Filecoin Foundation and the Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web (FFDW). Belo...

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Filecoin Dev Grants Waves 4-5 and Gitcoin Grants

As the Filecoin Ecosystem continues to grow, more projects are being developed that facilitate an exciting range of storage applications, developer tools and integration experiments. In addition to the recent launch of Fil+ to maximize incentives for storing useful data on Filecoin, and Phase 2 of t...

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Filecoin Network Economics

Earlier this month, ETH Global and Filecon hosted the Storage Market Summit (SMS). A portion of the day was dedicated to Filecoin Economy Deep Dives. Below are recaps, themes, and conclusions from different talks during this portion of the day. You can browse the agenda and check out the full Collab...

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From Storage to Justice

During Filecoin Liftoff week, we had the pleasure of hosting Jonathan Dotan, who gave this talk introducing the Starling Framework for Data Integrity. Learn how Filecoin’s unique cryptographic proofs are being put to the task of establishing trust in our most sensitive digital records, such as...

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Meet Filecoin’s Collaborators: Jonathan Dotan, Starling Framework for Data Integrity

At a time when the internet is overrun with misinformation and valuable data is intentionally obscured, it’s more important than ever that we harness technology to capture, verify, and preserve our history. The Starling Framework is a distributed storage solution built on Filecoin, using our p...

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Filecoin Collaborative Resource and Risk Management

Last week on December 11, ETH Global and Filecon hosted the Storage Market Summit (SMS). A portion of the day was dedicated to Collaborative Resource and Risk Management in the Filecoin ecosystem. Below are recaps, themes, and conclusions from different talks during this portion of the day. You can ...

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Understanding Filecoin Circulating Supply

This blog post aims to unpack how Filecoin tokens enter circulating supply, provide more insights on how various stakeholders take part in its economy, and shed light on how one should approach and think about Filecoin token economics. This post should be paired by reading the paper on Filecoin&rsqu...

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Huobi Group Launches Filecoin Incubation Center

The Huobi Group, in collaboration with Protocol Labs, has announced the launch of the Huobi Filecoin Incubation Center with a $10M USD fund dedicated to supporting the Filecoin ecosystem. The center will focus on three main areas: incubation, investment, and community development. It will support pr...

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A Milestone in Storage: Filecoin Surpasses 1 Exbibyte

Fewer than four weeks after its mainnet launch, the Filecoin network is celebrating a major milestone. As of today, the global community of Filecoin miners has dedicated 1 exbibyte (EiB) of decentralized storage capacity to the Filecoin network. This is a tremendous achievement for the Filecoin netw...

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Filecoin Features: Slashing

Filecoin’s combination of cryptographic and economic mechanisms are designed to align participants’ incentives with the goals and mission of the network. With block reward and deal payment as the main incentive drivers, slashing is the main form of mitigating bad behavior when participan...

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Introducing Slingshot Phase 2

Slingshot is a community competition for storage clients and developers that rewards the storage of real, valuable, and usable data on the Filecoin network. Phase 1 of the Slingshot competition ran for four weeks. In that time, the Filecoin storage client and developer communities passed several imp...

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Highlights from Shanghai Blockchain Week

From October 23 - 28, 2020, we joined our community in China for Shanghai International Blockchain Week - a week of hackathons, talks, and events. We celebrated Filecoin’s recent mainnet launch with new and longtime fans, developers, and miners. Here are some highlights from the days’ ac...

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The Intersection of Filecoin and DeFi

During Filecoin Liftoff Week, Colin Evran of Filecoin led a conversation with Aave founder and CEO Stani Kulechov, Ren Protocol CTO Loong Wang, and ConsenSys Codefi Head of Product Corbin Page to discuss Filecoin’s position in the DeFi ecosystem. Here are some highlights from the conversation ...

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Slingshot Phase 1 Recap

Phase 1 of Space Race 2: Slingshot is in the books! Slingshot is a two-part community competition for storage clients and developers that rewards the storage of real, valuable, and usable data onto the Filecoin network. The goal is to onboard 10PiB of valuable data to the Filecoin network. Teams are...