Protocol Labs drives breakthroughs in computing to push humanity forward 

Purpose and Vision

Protocol Labs is an open-source research, development, and deployment laboratory. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and many more. We aim to make human existence orders of magnitude better through technology.

We are a fully distributed company. Our team of more than 100 members works remotely and in the open to improve the internet — humanity’s most important technology — as we explore new advances in computing and related fields.

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Timeline of Work

Big things have small beginnings. Here is a slice of our story.

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We work with a community of people and organizations building a better future through technology.

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Protocol Labs is an Open Source R&D company, distributed around Earth. Our mission is to drive breakthroughs in computing to push humanity forward.

Protocol Labs is a constantly evolving network made up of 450+ projects, companies, and organizations.

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