It’s been one year since the Filecoin Mainnet launch, and there’s a lot planned to celebrate this first year in orbit! Join the Filecoin Foundation as we host a series of events the week of October 18 to mark Filecoin Mainnet’s one-year milestone.

On Monday, October 18, we’re hosting a…


It’s time to register for the upcoming Filecoin II Launchpad Accelerator Demo Day, taking place September 28 @ 11:00 AM EDT!

Powered by Tachyon, an accelerator for early-stage blockchain and Web3 startups, the Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator is a full-time, fully-remote program for startups focused on the distributed and decentralized web…


This is the latest post in our series highlighting the builders and innovators creating new tools and services on the Filecoin network. Learn more about the Filecoin Foundation’s Dev Grants program, and read up on Wave 9 recipients.

DataStation is a platform that enhances the decentralized storage experience on the…


As an open-source, decentralized protocol, the success of the Filecoin network is inextricably linked with the development of its community. It is for this reason that the Filecoin Foundation supports community capacity building, or finding ways to empower the development of individuals, ideas, resources, and solutions within the Filecoin ecosystem.


The Filecoin Foundation has launched Storage Provider Bounty Board, an open tool for coordinating work priorities and tapping the collective knowledge of the Filecoin ecosystem in crowdsourcing solutions for the storage provider community.

The goal of the Storage Provider Bounty Board is to:

  1. Improve Filecoin’s ecosystem and community support by…


Wave 10 and other deadlines are approaching — apply now!

The Filecoin Foundation and Protocol Labs award funding on a monthly basis to critical development projects to foster a more robust and efficient decentralized web through the Filecoin ecosystem. You can learn more about the DevGrants here.

For Wave 9, we’ve reviewed and awarded the following projects aligned with our…


Mapping a world of digital content onto our analog planet

This is the first post in our series highlighting the builders and innovators creating new tools and services on the Filecoin network. Learn more about our Dev Grants program, including how to apply for grants, here. And read up on Wave 8 recipients.

The Geo Web project, a participant in…


Today, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of “The Future Rules,” a new podcast series dedicated to exploring the intersection of Web3 and the many factors that impact the growth and viability of a decentralized web.

Co-hosted by Filecoin Foundation Board Chair Marta Belcher and veteran journalist Angie Lau, editor-in-chief…


Today, the Filecoin community approved Filecoin Improvement Proposal 18 (FIP-0018), which reframes how we message around the storage market and those who participate in it as storage providers. The decision was made after several weeks of soliciting input and feedback on FIP-0018 from across the Filecoin community.

FIPs are the…


The Filecoin community is currently considering Filecoin Improvement Proposal (FIP) 0018, which proposes to rebrand network “miners” as “storage providers”.

The change was initiated by miners themselves, who argue that the term “storage provider” is a better representation of the role they play in the network. …

Filecoin Foundation

The Filecoin Foundation (FF) is an independent organization dedicated to developing Filecoin and related technologies. The Foundation does this by coordinating

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