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Empowering a Decentralized Future: Join Us at the FIL Dev Summit 2023!

The Filecoin community is thrilled to announce the FIL Dev Summit - a gathering of developers, builders, and engaged community members who want to contribute to the core protocol and network evolution of Filecoin! We are kicking off this brand new summit with two regional hubs - one in Singapore (September 12-14th) and the other in Iceland (September 25-27th) to better reach the global Filecoin community. This event will focus on driving ecosystem progress, with a robust emphasis on collaborative synergy, a well-defined strategic outlook, and boundless opportunity for innovation. For more information on applying, sponsoring, and the full event schedule, check out the official website and announcement blog post.


The Filecoin community works with a leading cardiac research institute to help advance heart disease research

As they work towards finding a cure for heart disease, The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is utilizing Filecoin to safeguard and share research data. The Institute is storing 125+ TiBs of cardiac research data with Filecoin, including raw datasets from published papers consisting of thousands of images of cells & encrypted backups of their SyncroPatch machine, a laboratory technique for studying currents in living cells. For more information, read the full case study

Filecoin and IPFS Ecosystem Roundup 

Check out the Filecoin and IPFS Ecosystem Roundup - in this revamped monthly public video we give builders and community members a platform to share how they’re making web3 work better for all of us. It’s also an excellent opportunity to understand more deeply the decentralized storage landscape and the revolutionary technology behind Web3. Watch the August Roundup out now for the latest updates, developments, and insights straight from the community, keeping you informed about the progress and evolution of the network.

FF Swag Store official launch!

Missed the latest Corgi drop? Good news, the FF Swag Store has officially launched! You can now easily order any quantity of drop-shipped merch and giveaways from a library of existing designs for your events & initiatives worldwide! Ruined your favorite FIL Lisbon shirt? We even accept credit card payments for personal orders! Browse our collection, place orders and submit requests for new items at

Open Data Hack with Encode

Looking for an exhilarating challenge? Join us for the Open Data Hack, a three-week online hackathon, starting August 30th! This event is all about sparking innovation in web3 and open data. Together with Encode Club, we’re encouraging hackers, dreamers, and pioneers like you to create solutions for the future data-centric economy. Don’t miss out—register now and surf the wave of open data with the Filecoin community. 

Decentralized Storage Provider Accelerator

DSPA ASIA is a community-led intensive 6-month program kicking off in Singapore on September 11-12th with training, support, and guidance for storage providers to successfully expand their business to provide decentralized data onboarding for clients. Join experts who understand the regional challenges and can equip you with the knowledge and capabilities to leverage Filecoin’s untapped storage potential, unlocking new revenue streams and possibilities on the network! Apply by September 3rd.

Enterprise Storage Provider Accelerator

Ready to become a decentralized storage provider? This community-led training program helps aspiring providers start and grow successful storage businesses and welcomes back prior members to join as guest speaker. As a part of FIL VEGAS, Enterprise Storage Provider Accelerator Cohort 8 launches the 7-month program with a 3-day bootcamp on October 3-5th that expands the networking opportunities for this ESPA experience. Immerse yourself in hands-on technical and business sessions during this global community event, where the possibility to connect and build relationships with other storage providers and businesses is limitless. Apply by September 18th.


Announcing the Lotus Slasher & Lotus Disputer Services

The Lotus Team is excited to introduce the new Lotus Slasher and enhanced Lotus Disputer in partnership with our friends over at StorSwift! These two essential services provided by the Filecoin protocol play a crucial role in maintaining the network’s integrity, preventing malicious activities, and rewarding active participants. Learn more in this recent blog post.


Upcoming Global FIL Events: 

  • FIL Jakarta, Sept 2: Join Metapals for FIL Jakarta on September 2nd for FIL Jakarta, an extraordinary tech event where the web3, gaming, and tech communities come together for insights, workshops, and innovation. Hosted by Metapals and sponsored by the Filecoin Foundation, this event is a celebration of creativity and knowledge exchange.
  • FIL Seoul, Sept 6-7: Mark your calendar for FIL Seoul, presented by Secured Finance and supported by the Filecoin Foundation, happening on September 6-7th. Plus join the FIL Seoul Network Base for lightning talks, workshops, coworking, and networking to create lasting connections.
  • FIL Vegas, Oct 3-5: FIL Vegas brings together the top minds in decentralized storage for three days of workshops, presentations, and networking. Don’t miss this global community event featuring DeStor Workshops alongside ESPA’s Cohort 8 Accelerator Program Kickoff. Whether you’re just starting out your decentralized storage journey or growing your business, FIL Vegas is the place to be to join in on hands-on education and community building with the entire Filecoin ecosystem.

Funding the Commons Berlin 

Join Funding the Commons in Berlin on September 8-9 for FTC Berlin and celebrate the hands-on spirit of creation and innovation. Enjoy workshops and insightful talks by key players in the field. Register here.

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