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Opening the Filecoin Project Repos
February 14, 2019

Opening the Filecoin Project Repos

Today, we are excited to open several repos on GitHub, and invite everybody to join us on GitHub. Come learn about Filecoin, play with the code, and contribute to development. As described in this prior update, we made the hard choice of starting our repos privately to avoid distractions and develop quickly. Now, we have reached our next big milestone. If you are a developer, researcher, adventurous miner or user, or just want to support our efforts, this is an exciting time to get involved …

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Getting Started with Filecoin Repos and Devnets
February 14, 2019

Getting Started with Filecoin Repos and Devnets

As we announced here, we recently opened up the Filecoin project repos on GitHub. You can visit the GitHub repos to explore the codebase, development tools, community resources, and more. If you’re ready to jump straight in, here are some of the ways you can learn more …

Filecoin 2018 Q3 & Q4 Update
February 14, 2019

Filecoin 2018 Q3 & Q4 Update

Opening up go-filecoin, rust-fil-proofs,and research repos. Good news! After many months building things privately, we are ready to open up a number of codebases and community forums. This is right on schedule as predicted in our Project Roadmap and last update. Read our announcement blog post for more. Filecoin Project Roadmap Update. …

Anti-Fraud Statement for Our Communities in China & Hong Kong
December 10, 2018

Anti-Fraud Statement for Our Communities in China & Hong Kong

Community Caution: Warning from the Protocol Labs, IPFS and Filecoin teams regarding fraudulent and misleading activity in China and Hong Kong…

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Announcing the Filecoin FAQs
November 9, 2018

Announcing the Filecoin FAQs

We have assembled an exhaustive list of crowd-sourced Filecoin FAQs from our active community as a quick and easy resource for questions about Filecoin. The Filecoin FAQs provide clear, high quality responses to popular questions from our community. …

Filecoin 2018 Q1 & Q2 Update
August 28, 2018

Filecoin 2018 Q1 & Q2 Update

Let’s not bury the lede. The most exciting thing going on right now in the Filecoin Project is building the first protocol implementation: go-filecoin. We have been hard at work on this for many months, and are thrilled to have reached a point where the core blockchain system and file storing works … Along with this update we are publishing 3 demos of go-filecoin in action. The demos are basic, but they show a lot of complex components working in the go-filecoin node. We get to see basic blockchain operations … the resulting blockchain data … and the decentralized and verifiable Storage Market in action, with bids, asks, and deals storing files. …

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Filecoin 2017 Q4 Update
January 1, 2018

Filecoin 2017 Q4 Update

Dear Filecoin supporters, miners, users, investors, and broader community, Since the completion of the token sale, we have been heads down turning Filecoin’s tremendous potential into reality – from implementing the core parts of the Filecoin protocol to growing our team with the best talent we can find. Below is an update from our team, as well as a set of specific “asks” for you, our community. ...

Token Sale Completed
September 13, 2017

Token Sale Completed

Dear Filecoin investors, supporters, and broader community, The Filecoin Sale completed on Sep 7th, 2017, at 19:00 UTC. The sale was a resounding success! We raised over $205M in USD, ETH, BTC, and ZEC. We are all deeply humbled and grateful for your tremendous support. We cannot thank you enough for investing in our work, for creating the Filecoin Network with us, and for helping us decentralize storage world-wide. ...

First Day Sale Update, Reopening Aug 12, 11:00am PDT
August 11, 2017

First Day Sale Update, Reopening Aug 12, 11:00am PDT

NOTICE: Sale reopens Sat, Aug 12 at 11:00am PDT Dear Filecoin Investors, and broader community, Wow! We are deeply humbled and grateful for your tremendous support. As soon as we opened the sale we were overwhelmed with thousands of investments. These last weeks have been a rollercoaster for the team, and your outpouring of support is intensely energizing. Thousands of people in our community rallied together to take part in this important event, as investors, as supporters, as trouble-shooters, and as vocal enthusiasts. The world took notice. We wanted to give you a thorough update covering the following: CoinList service interruptions during the first hour our decision to pause the sale a few frequent issues we’ve noticed and how to address them and our plans for resuming the sale ...

Sale Delayed — New Date: Thursday Aug 10
August 7, 2017

Sale Delayed — New Date: Thursday Aug 10

Hey Everyone, Bad news. We unfortunately have to delay the sale. This is painful — for us, as much as anybody else — but it is necessary. We are doing many, many things for the first time, and this sale will be a landmark event in the space. As a reminder, the original Ethereum sale pushed back several times before their launch. Rockets delay their launches all the time. Ultimately, it’s much better to get these things absolutely right. ...