Filecoin DeFi Update: One Year of FVM  

Filecoin DeFi Update: One Year of FVM  

The Filecoin community celebrated the first anniversary of the Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM) launch on March 14, 2024. The FVM has brought programmability to Filecoin’s verifiable storage and opened up a unique DeFi ecosystem anchored around improving on-chain collateral markets. Liquid Staking, for example, as a subset of Filecoin DeFi, has hit over $500 million in TVL. […]

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Decentralized Compute: What It Unlocks and Why It Matters Now

Decentralized Compute: What It Unlocks and Why It Matters Now

Editor’s Note: This article draws heavily from David Aronchick’s presentation at the Filecoin Unleashed Paris 2023. David is the CEO of Expanso and former head of Compute-over-data at Protocol Labs which is responsible for the launch of the Bacalhau project. This blog post represents the independent view of the creator of the original content, who has given permission […]

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What Is Filecoin (FIL) “Staking”?

What Is Filecoin (FIL) “Staking”?

Unlike proof-of-stake cryptocurrency protocols that directly provide rewards for locking staked tokens, “staking” FIL is much more akin to a lease.

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Guide: How to use FIL on the FVM  Ledger and Metamask (0x)

Guide: How to use FIL on the FVM Ledger and Metamask (0x)

This guide outlines how to transfer FIL from your Ledger wallet to your MetaMask wallet, and how to use Ledger to secure your Metamask wallet for the FVM. Transfer FIL From Ledger to Metamask To access dApps on the Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM), you need FIL in a 0x/f410 wallet address. However, Ledger Live has […]

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Why AI Needs Blockchain

Why AI Needs Blockchain

Until recently, startups led the way in technological innovation due to their speed, agility, entrepreneurial culture, and freedom from organizational inertia. However, this is no longer the case in the rapidly growing era of AI.

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Decentralized Storage and Commerce in Web 3

Decentralized Storage and Commerce in Web 3

Distributed Storage Networks (DSNs) offer a way to coordinate and utilize these latent resources and turn them into productive assets. These networks have the potential to bring the first real commerce vertical into Web 3 ecosystems.

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Guide: How to transfer FIL from Coinbase to a Metamask Wallet (0x)

Guide: How to transfer FIL from Coinbase to a Metamask Wallet (0x)

In order to access dApps on the Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM), you need to have FIL in a 0x/f410 wallet address. However, several popular exchanges have not yet been updated to support the direct transfer of FIL to a 0x/f410 address. If you need to move FIL from an exchange that does not yet support 0x/f410 addresses […]

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Filecoin Virtual Machine: How It Works, What Use Cases It Unlocks, and Why It Matters

Filecoin Virtual Machine: How It Works, What Use Cases It Unlocks, and Why It Matters

This blog post explains what Filecoin’s Virtual Machine (FVM) is, why it matters, and how one might evaluate and prioritize the opportunities it unlocks.

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Business Models on the FVM

Business Models on the FVM

In this blogpost, we’ll unpack a sample use case and its supporting components for the FVM, how these services might compose together, and the potential business opportunities behind them.

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Filecoin Tokenomics: Understanding an Advancing Economy

Filecoin Tokenomics: Understanding an Advancing Economy

As a novel data storage and application network, Filecoin’s mission is to create a decentralized, efficient, and robust foundation for humanityʼs information.

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State and Direction of Filecoin, Summarized.

State and Direction of Filecoin, Summarized.

Filecoin is enabling open services for data, built on top of the IPFS protocol.

IPFS allows data to be uncoupled from specific servers —reducing the siloing of data to specific machines.

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