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PL’s Participation in the Filecoin Economy

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Protocol Labs
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This post is an overview of PL’s Participation in the Filecoin Economy. We hope our leadership on these topics can influence how the community evolves over time and we encourage other participants in the Filecoin Network to publish similar information where relevant, for the benefit of the many participants in the network.

Behind Our Website Redesign

Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs
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We are thrilled to debut the Protocol Labs website redesign. The updated site more clearly communicates who we are, what we do, why we do it, how we got here, and where we’re headed as a research-driven organization dedicated to building a better web

Remote-First: How We Work at Protocol Labs

Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs
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PL was founded in 2014 as a fully-remote company. Today we have more than 100 team members worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted us to reflect on best practices in a remote office environment

Technical Barriers to Blockchain

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Protocol Labs
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Protocol Labs is grappling with technical challenges to blockchain adoption as we prepare to launch Filecoin, a blockchain-based system to democratize file storage

Collaboration with the Ethereum Foundation on VDFs

Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs
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Protocol Labs announces a research collaboration with the Ethereum Foundation to design and develop at least one secure, efficient, and usable Verifiable Delay Function (VDF) construction

Announcing Protocol Labs Grants

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Protocol Labs
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Last year, Protocol Labs Research announced the launch of our grant program. We chose to award five grants to proposals addressing our RFPs in mid-2018

ConsensusDay 1

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Protocol Labs
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On February 2, 2019, Protocol Labs Research hosted our inaugural ConsensusDay 1. This day-long research symposium was dedicated to the topic of consensus protocols

Introducing the Permissive License Stack

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Protocol Labs
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We believe open-source values are critical to free societies, especially in the digital age. To that end, we’ve created a new approach to licensing invoking the principles of the Default Open Pledge

Lab Day August 2018

Jesse Clayburgh
Jesse Clayburgh
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Reflecting on our first ever Lab Day: an event dedicated to the collaborators in the Protocol Labs ecosystem by gathering our community to share with each other in a fun and inspiring environment

Introducing Protocol Labs Research and Grant Program

Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs
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Protocol Labs Research is now an established team tasked with asking important questions, sharing contributions, providing conduits for potential collaborators, and funding external research grants

Announcing the SAFT Project

Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs
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The SAFT Project, a collaboration between Protocol Labs, Cooley, other token creators, legal experts, and investors, is dedicated to evolving the compliance of token investment and sale ecosystem

Filecoin Sale Completed

Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs
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The Filecoin Sale was a huge success, resulting in over $205M raised to both create the Filecoin Network and help us decentralize storage world-wide

First Day Sale Update, Reopening Aug 12, 11:00am PDT

Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs
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Our community rallied together to take part in this important event, as investors, as supporters, and as vocal enthusiasts. However, our first day sale did experience some technical difficulties

Sale Delayed — New Date: Thursday Aug 10

Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs
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Rockets delay their launches all the time. Ultimately, it’s much better to get these things absolutely right. This is a one-time event, and there is no turning back

More Filecoin Token Sale Details — 7 days away!

Juan Benet
Juan Benet
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Today, we have a number of interesting announcements to make, including the launch of the Filecoin page on Coinlist, information on Filecoin Token Economics, how to invest, and more

Updates & New Filecoin Sale Date - August 7th

Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs
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The positive response to the new Filecoin whitepaper, our upcoming token sale, and our video has been overwhelming! This post provides a few more updates on the project

Protocol Labs: Creating New Networks

Juan Benet
Juan Benet
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Our mission at Protocol Labs is to improve the internet and computing, generally. This post is just a short summary of our vision and plans for the future

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