Filecoin
A decentralized storage network · Launching in 2020

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Filecoin is a decentralized storage network that turns cloud storage into an algorithmic market. Miners earn the native protocol token (also called “filecoin”) by providing data storage and/or retrieval. Conversely, clients pay miners to store or distribute data and to retrieve it. “Filecoin” can refer to a) the network, b) the protocol, c) the token powering the network, and d) the project.
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Why Andreessen Horowitz believes so deeply in 'crypto'
May 27 · Fortune · The company raised a second cryptocurrency-focused investment fund worth $515 million, on top of its original $300 million fund two years earlier.I interviewed Chris Dixon, co-leader of the fund, a few weeks ago at a virtual conference playfully named Ready Layer One.
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The Death of the ICO: Has the US SEC Closed the Global Window on New Tokens?
May 23 · Coin Telegraph · What exactly constitutes an investment contract is determined by the Howey Test, a critical result of the ruling in SEC v. W.J. Howey Co. (1946) that remains the basis of the definition of a security today: The point is that investment contracts entail an investor handing over their money to another entity and, depending on that entity’s work, to see profits.
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Filecoin Is Mailing Out Hard Drives of Climate Data to Kickstart Its File-Storage Network
May 07 · CoinDesk · Get a giant hard drive from the Filecoin team stuffed with data on climate, the world's literature or the human genome and get ready to earn some crypto.
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Andreessen Horowitz doubles down on 'crypto' with new $515 million fund
Apr 30 · Fortune · Two years after raising $300 million for its first investment fund devoted to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency projects, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm has raised a second similarly themed fund.
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Market Wrap: Ether Up 50% in 2020, Hits $200 on Sunday
Apr 27 · CoinDesk · Ether trading on Coinbase since April 25Source: TradingView Chris Thomas, head of digital assets at Swissquote Bank, told CoinDesk the price appreciation for ether is from bullishness over finance software applications on the Ethereum network.
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Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin on ‘Zombie’ BitTorrent Under Justin Sun Dictatorship
Apr 17 · Coin Telegraph · Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin lamented what he regards as an example of the “Justin Sun dictatorship,” after the TRON (TRX) founder was implicated in yet another plagiarism controversy.
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Nym's Harry Halpin Talks Holistic Privacy, Mixnets and COVID
Apr 23 · CoinDesk · The loans also aren’t all that big and, with the bureaucratic overhead, maybe a smarter decision for the business would be, or at least what I’m doing with some of my personal finances, is playing the long game on bitcoin.
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