Tagged: filecoin

Gemini Custodies Australia’s “Lowest Fee” Bitcoin, Ethereum, Filecoin Funds with Holon

The team at digital assets firm Gemini are pleased to further their partnership with  Australian fund manager Holon Global Investments, “serving as the custodian partner for their unlisted retail Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Filecoin (FIL) funds.” The BTC, ETH, and FIL held by the… Read More

Filecoin Reports Progress on Smart Contracts

Filecoin was an early coin issuing star raising around $200 million in a CoinList-hosted token offering back in 2017. In the past years, the company has periodically issued updates on its progress in creating the world’s largest decentralized storage network. Today, Filecoin is once again… Read More

Web3 Storage Set for Steady Growth, According to Huobi Research Institute

With worldwide demand for storage set to increase exponentially, users of both personal and enterprise storage will likely “look toward Web3 storage technologies to fulfil their needs, particularly as data privacy concerns escalate, signaling a shift away from centralized storage providers.” This trend, in addition… Read More

Cardano, Solana, Polkadot, Avalanche, Cosmos, Filecoin Now Supported by BlockFi for Non US Clients

The team at digital asset firm BlockFi has added six new crypto-assets for their non-US clients via BlockFi International. They include Cardano (ADA), Solana (SOL), Polkadot (DOT), Avalanche (AVAX), Cosmos (ATOM), and Filecoin (FIL). The new assets will be available to buy, sell, and trade… Read More

Protocol Labs, Nelnet Announce $38 million Filecoin NNI Renewable Energy Fund

Creator of Filecoin, Protocol Labs, has announced the creation of a $38 million Filecoin NNI Renewable Energy Fund in partnership with Nelnet. The Fund is focused on investments in solar energy throughout the United States, with Nelnet Renewable Energy Services (NYSE: NNI). Dr. Alan Ransil,… Read More

Protocol Labs Teams Up with Faber to Conduct Web3 Hackathon, Accelerator Program

Protocol Labs and Faber are collaborating to help with supporting the development of the next-gen of the Internet. The partnership combines Faber’s experience as early-stage deep tech VC and Protocol Labs’ Web3 expertise to “help entrepreneurs create the building blocks of successful new companies in… Read More

Snoop Dogg, deadmau5 Among New Outlier Ventures Investors, Advisors

Snoop Dogg, deadmau5 and Polygon Network founder Sandeep Nailwal are among the new members to join VC Outlier Ventures’ Outlier Ventures Partnership. They will invest in and advise startups going through Outlier Ventures’ Base Camp accelerator, dubbed the Y-Combinator of the Metaverse. Established in 2014,… Read More

Casper Association Announces NFT Security Solution As Quarterly Sales Surge Past $10B

Casper Association, the not-for-profit entity that oversees the Casper Network, this week announced a solution to security challenges that threatened to slow or halt the adoption of NFTs. Using a trusted execution environment (TEE) in combination with hardware security modules provided by NFT infrastructure provider… Read More

DODO, the Decentralized Exchange Platform Supported by Proactive Market Maker Algo, Introduces Stable Token

DODO, the decentralized or non-custodial exchange platform that’s being powered by the Proactive Market Maker (PMM) algorithm, has introduced the Stable DODO token. The new stable token, worth “exactly $1 USD,” has been developed to serve as a new base asset for the DODO community… Read More

Polygon, Filecoin Bridge to Aid Web 3.0 Growth

Polygon, an Ethereum scaling full-stack solution, recently announced a cross-chain bridge to decentralized storage network Filecoin to accelerate Web 3 interoperability between both ecosystems. The bridge will connect Filecoin and Polygon data stores and allow ecosystem projects pro gratis usage of the bridge and storage… Read More

Wolfram Blockchain Integrates with Filecoin and IPFS in Pursuit of Decentralized Storage

Wolfram Blockchain Labs (WBL) and its distributed ledger technology have integrated with Filecoin and IPFS in seeking a decentralized storage solution. WBL provides distributed ledger technology ecosystems with the tools for the development of smart contract-based applications. WBL is the DLT-focused subsidiary of Wolfram Research,… Read More

Like Airbnb, Filecoin Lets Consumers Rent Out Hardware Space and Earn FIL Tokens, OKEx Explains

Digital asset exchange OKEx recently explained how Filecoin (FIL) aims to disrupt the file storage sector in the “age of decentralization.” OKEx confirms that Filecoin made its highly-anticipated launch last year. As noted by the crypto exchange, the aim of FIL tokens is “to be… Read More

FileCoin Reports 2.5 Billion Gigabytes Storage Capacity

FileCoin, a token issuer that completed one of the most successful offerings on record raising $205 million, says that available storage now tops 2.5 billion gigabytes (2.5 exbibytes (EiB)). In November, it was reported that Filecoin had 1 billion gigabytes of storage. Filecoin is a… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Coinbase to Add Support for Filecoin (FIL) but Only on Coinbase Pro, the Platform for Professional Traders

San Francisco-based crypto-asset exchange Coinbase will begin supporting Filecoin (FIL) on Coinbase Pro, the trading platform for professional or experienced traders. The Coinbase team stated in a blog post: “Starting … Monday December 7, [2020,] transfer FIL into your Coinbase Pro account ahead of trading…. Read More

Anchorage Teams Up with Tokensoft to Offer Wrapped Filecoin (wFIL) on Ethereum Blockchain

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional investors with adopting digital assets, has partnered with Tokensoft to bring wrapped Filecoin (wFIL) to the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage, states that his organization is looking forward to welcoming wrapped Filecoin… Read More

Filecoin Reports 1 Billion GB in Storage Capacity

Decentralized storage network Filecoin has announced that its community of miners has dedicated an exbibyte (EiB) of storage capacity (or 1024 Pebibytes) to the network less than 4 weeks since its launch. Filecoin provides several real-world examples of what this type of digital warehouse means…. Read More

Filecoin Foundation Says Tech Luminaries Will Help Project Suceed

Several years after completing a $200+ million token offering, Filecoin flipped on the switch to its Mainnet this month. Filecoin is creating a decentralized cloud storage network seeking to compete with the likes of AWS and Microsoft’s Azure. The mission is to be faster and… Read More

Justin Sun Slams Filecoin, Protocol Labs Founder Juan Benet Responds

There is a bit of a Twitter fight going on between Protocol Labs CEO, Juan Benet, creator of Filecoin, and Justin Sun – the creator of TRON, and the owner of BitTorrent. Last week, Sun posed the question as to whether Filecoin (FIL) was an… Read More

Filecoin Live: “It’s been a long road, but paradigm-shifting technology takes time”

This past week, the ambitious Filecoin project finally went live. Filecoin seeks to become the world’s largest decentralized storage network. Several years ago, Filecoin raised capital via CoinList in a token offering that raised over $200 million. CoinList was one of several listing marketplaces and… Read More

Gemini, CoinList to Trade Filecoin

Digital asset exchange Gemini and CoinList will commence trading in Filecoin (FL) tomorrow (October 15, 2020). Deposits and withdrawals will be available at 10:30 am ET on Thursday when the Filecoin Mainnet launches. Filecoin is the native token of the Filecoin Network – a distributed… Read More

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