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

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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

Secured Finance, a Platform for Crypto Loans and Derivatives, Secures $4M via Seed Round led by GSR Markets

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Secured Finance, a platform provider for the crypto loans and the derivatives market, says it has acquired $4 million in capital as part of its “oversubscribed” seed round. The successful raise, with demand of “more than double” of Secured Finance’s initial target, has been co-led… Read More

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

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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

Justin Sun Slams Filecoin, Protocol Labs Founder Juan Benet Responds

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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”

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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

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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

Researchers from Protocol Labs Explain how the Drand or Distributed Randomness Project can Help with Cybersecurity, Election Audits

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David Dias, research engineer at Protocol Labs and the drand project lead, along with Nicolas Gailly, research scientist at Protocol Labs and the original author of drand, recently explained how they’re developing randomness solutions that are able to generate random numbers. This is important because… Read More

An “Investor Revolt” and Legal Dispute Might Further Delay Filecoin (FIL) Launch, Anonymous Investors Claim

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An “investor revolt” and legal dispute might further delay the launch of Filecoin, a highly-anticipated cryptocurrency project that broke the all-time record of capital raised via controversial initial coin offerings (ICOs) when it secured $257 million+ by September 2017. (Filecoin’s record was later shattered by… Read More

ConsenSys Labs Is Accepting Applications for Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator, will Develop Open, Interoperable Tools

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ConsenSys Labs, an organization that aims to solve real-world problems with Ethereum blockchain-based solutions for enterprises, announced on July 30, 2020 that it’s accepting applications for the Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator, which is being powered by Tachyon, an accelerator program by ConsenSys Ventures that takes early-stage… Read More

More than 150 Ethereum Projects have Received Nearly $25 Million in Funding: Report

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Over 150 different Ethereum (ETH) projects have acquired almost $25 million in total grant funding to date. The Ethereum Foundation, a Switzerland-based non-profit entity supporting the ongoing development of Ethereum, is the largest donor. The foundation has allocated more than $21 million (of the total… Read More

Filecoin, a Decentralized Storage Network, Delays Project Launch Again After Reviewing Recent Code Security Audit Results

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Filecoin, a highly-anticipated decentralized storage network (under development), announced that there will be more delays before its mainnet can be officially launched. Filecoin’s developers have postponed the release date for their mainnet to between late July and late August 2020. As mentioned in a recent… Read More

ICO Platform CoinList Raises $9.2 Million Series A

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CoinList, an initial coin offering (ICO) platform for accredited investors and quality Blockchain projects, has announced a $9.2 million Series A funding round. CoinList previously raised funding from VC Accomplice and Protocol Labs, a research, development and deployment lab for network protocols. This additional funding… Read More

Cardozo Blockchain Project Publishes New SAFT Approach for ICOs, Provides Regulatory Alternative for Nascent Token Market

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The Cardozo Blockchain Project is an initiative from Cardozo Law School that seeks to address the legal issues and challenges related to Blockchain technology and the fast emerging Initial Coin Offering market. The project is directed by Prof. Aaron Wright but includes the input and… Read More

Supercharged Crowdfunding: CoinList Plans Future of One Stop Funding with Compliant ICOs

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CoinList, a marriage between AngelList and Protocol Labs, has big plans for the future of early stage funding using digital tokens. Following the blowout success of Filecoin, an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) that saw an astounding $200+ million raised, CoinList quickly regrouped and revamped its… Read More

Next Up on CoinList is Blockstack Initial Coin Offering

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Following the blowout Initial Coin Offering (ICO) by Filecoin that raised an incredible $205 million, CoinList has partnered with Blockstack for its forthcoming token sale. CoinList was launched by the team behind AngelList and Protocol Labs. Recently, the funding platform announced a revamping as it… Read More

CoinList Revamps: Platform Behind $205 Million Filecoin ICO Targets Hot Tokenized Funding Market

Andy Bromberg

CoinList, the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) platform behind the incredible success of the Filecoin ICO, has announced a new leadership team as the company revamps as an independent platform designed to dominate the ICO market. CoinList, a partnership between AngelList  and Protocol labs, launched their… Read More

Filecoin Provides Details on Huge ICO on CoinList

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Filecoin, by Protocol Labs, closed their Initial Coin Offering on September 7th but it appears it has taken some time to regroup and count all of the digital coin that flooded into the first ICO to bless the pages of CoinList. The Filecoin team explained:… Read More

Filecoin ICO Closes at Over $200 Million Raised

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Yesterday, the inaugural Initial Coin Offering (ICO) hosted on CoinList, Filecoin, closed at over $200 million raised. Crowdfund Insider reported at the end of August that two Form D’s were filed with the SEC indicating Filecoin probably closed at around $210 million. While the ICO… Read More

Filecoin ICO “Temporarily Paused” After Raising $187 Million on CoinList

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Filecoin, the first Initial Coin Offering listed on CoinList, has apparently paused its offer. The ICO stands at over $187 million following an Advisor Sale for the Token sale that raised just $52 million. The Advisor Sale was backed by some biggest names in venture… Read More

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