Filecoin (FIL)

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big data & data storage
privacy & security
computing & cloud infrastructure

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Filecoin Short Description

The Filecoin network achieves staggering economies of scale by allowing anyone worldwide to participate as storage providers. It also makes storage resemble a commodity or utility by decoupling hard-drive space from additional services. On this robust global market the price of storage will be driven by supply and demand.


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Creation date: 2014-07-09
Expiration date: 2023-07-09
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Filecoin Whitepaper

The Filecoin network achieves staggering economies of scale by allowing anyone worldwide to participate as storage providers. It also makes storage resemble a commodity or utility by decoupling hard-drive space from additional services. On this robust global market the price of storage will be driven by supply and demand.

The whitepaper of Filecoin is 8 Pages long.

The most influencial keywords are: Piece, Block, Filecoin, Data, Challenges, Transactions, Network, Storage, Proof, and Rewards.

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Filecoin Competitors

  • 1.) Siacoin

    Sia is the first decentralized storage platform secured by blockchain technology. The Sia Storage Platform leverages underutilized hard drive capacity around the world to create a data storage marketplace that is more reliable and lower cost than traditional cloud storage providers.

  • 2.) MediBloc

    MediBloc’s healthcare information platform is a personal data ecosystem built on blockchain technology. By developing an ecosystem where healthcare information is distributed safely, we will make a world with whole new healthcare experience for all including patients, healthcare providers, and researchers.

  • 3.) Golem

    Golem is a global, open source, decentralized supercomputer that anyone can access. It is made up of the combined power of users’ machines, from PCs to entire data centers.


Filecoin Product Analysis

The exact founding date of Filecoin is unfortunately not that clear. Its source code was released publicly on github on June 2018 under the Other license.
Organization wise, Filecoins Development is Centralized and is being developed under the lead of a non-public figure..

The consensus on which the Filecoin network is run is called Not mineable, while the underlying algorithm is called None.
In the current state of Filecoin currently is On-going development

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Filecoin Communities & Events

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Official Twitter account for Filecoin

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DEADLINE EXTENSION 📣 DI2F workshop, taking place at @ifipnews, will bring together attendees from academia, the industry, the @Filecoin and @IPFS ecosystems, & more. Submit papers, demos, & competition projects by 3/31. To learn more and submit, check out 25 favorite
Did you know that you can accelerate file sharing in P2P networks and IPFS with Bitswap? 👀 Check out this Bitswap deep dive from @ProtocolLabs Research Engineer @adlrocha to learn more: 11 favorite
Did you miss the 2020 PL Seminar Series hosted by Protocol Labs Research? Catch up with this talk by @shenningsen3000 about “Mapping the Interplanetary Filesystem”. 8 favorite
GR9 is ongoing until March 31st! You don’t want to miss out on these incredible opportunities to collaborate with the following ecosystem partners. Check out bounties and challenges below 👇 20 favorite
PL has created a new research lab focused on cryptography & high performance computing (CryptoCompute Lab). We are hiring a Research Engineer to pursue our vision in building & expanding the lab. Interested in joining the team? Apply here! @ThisWeekInRust 4 favorite
Protocol Labs and its ecosystem collaborators @textileio and @FleekHQ are participating in @gitcoin’s GR9 Hackathon with a total of $63k in FIL bounties available for projects on top of @IPFS and @Filecoin. Learn more! 19 favorite
FastPay allows a set of distributed authorities, some of which are Byzantine, to maintain a high-integrity & availability settlement system for pre-funded payments. Learn more about FastPay from the PL Research Seminar Series with @alberto_sonnino. 6 favorite
Congratulations to the Filecoin community! 🎉 37 favorite
Winkle is a decentralized checkpointing for proof-of-stake systems. To learn more, watch this talk with Protocol Labs Researcher @SarahAzouvi. 11 favorite
The internet is humanity’s superpower. We’re making it more dependable, equitable, and secure. And we’re steering it toward a decentralized model. View our open roles: 19 favorite

There are no events for Filecoin in the next 3 Months


Filecoin Google Trends

The Google Trends chart displays the search interest on google in Filecoin relative to its peak over the last year. A rising chart shows growing interest int he project.

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Filecoin Github Analysis

Code Updates (Commits)

Every change to the codebase of Filecoin is registered as a commit. More active projects have many commits, dead projects nearly none.

Code line changes (+/-)

Extending a project results in many new lines of code. Changing existing code results in nearly the same amount of additions and deletions. Projects that are growing show a large number of code additions with relatively few deletions.

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Filecoin Price Prediction

$ 80.60314 (0.47%) arrow_drop_up

Predicted USD Market Price in 24h by Coinpaper

$ 131.4622 (63.86%) arrow_drop_up

Predicted USD Market Price in 14d by Coinpaper


Converter FIL - USD

Convert between FIL and USD with the live Filecoin prices, aggregated from all big exchanges that trade Filecoin.


Market insights

Volume from exchanges is considered untrusted if the exchange has little reputation and no License but reports suspiciously high trading volume in particular coins.

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Filecoin Markets

# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Trusted
# 1 Coinbase Pro FIL/USD $ 80.01300 $ 24,665,070 check
# 2 Binance FIL/BTC $ 79.78577 $ 13,703,049 check
# 3 Binance FIL/BUSD $ 80.01815 $ 4,366,263 check
# 4 Kraken FIL/USD $ 79.98500 $ 2,694,987 check
# 5 Coinbase Pro FIL/BTC $ 79.80872 $ 2,046,769 check
# 6 Coinbase Pro FIL/GBP $ 80.24635 $ 1,195,348 check
# 7 Coinbase Pro FIL/EUR $ 79.99507 $ 1,035,734 check
# 8 Binance FIL/BNB $ 79.90050 $ 683,533 check
# 9 Kraken FIL/EUR $ 79.90348 $ 538,191 check
# 10 Kraken FIL/BTC $ 79.55627 $ 166,934 check


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