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
Nameserver: NS2.DNSIMPLE.COM

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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.) Edge

    DADI decentralized web services: a new era of cloud computing services, powered by blockchain technology. DADI is a global, decentralized cloud platform, focused on the provision of web services to help you build, scale and grow your digital products. In development.

  • 3.) 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.


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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directions_run 31 Active Users
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There is no official Telegram Channel for FIL yet

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Official Twitter account for Filecoin

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#Web3 projects like @IPFS and @Filecoin are upgrading the tech powering the internet. Protocol Labs' @ammori shares how in @MorningConsult. 30 favorite
As an open-source company deeply committed to Web3 values, transparency, verifiability, privacy, and security are extremely important to Protocol Labs. Read more about these ideas and gear up for #FilecoinLiftoff week! 9 favorite
At drand’s Randomness Summit, @randomUChile’s Alejandro Hevia explained how they use randomness in government processes from the University of Chile + @Tierion’s @WayneVaughn discusses why they switched to drand for their Chainpoint proofs. Watch here → 4 favorite
Get a recap of the past, present, and future of the League of Entropy, the first production drand network, from founding members @lukevalenta & @nathanhamiel: 8 favorite
Did you join the Randomness Summit last month? See all the awesome talks on randomness beacon research and deployment on our @YouTube channel → 11 favorite
With #web3, “we'll be able to aggregate the resources of the internet – storage, bandwidth, networking, computation” and share those resources. “If there's spare computation, I can share it. If I have spare resources, I can rent them out.” - PL's @adlrocha, #EBCvirtual 31 favorite
Want to learn more about #web3? Today at #EBCvirtual, PL's @adlrocha joins a panel discussion on "Web3: Next Generation Internet." Catch it at 17:15 UTC. 12 favorite
"The internet is one of humanity’s most important technologies. Let’s make sure it serves us well for decades to come." – @poojaks_ Read more of @Filecoin Product Lead Pooja Shah's take in @CoinDesk: 44 favorite
See some of the exciting things going on in the IPFS ecosystem in this month’s meetup! 11 favorite
Want to learn more about how @Filecoin's storage network operates and how it's creating a decentralized, efficient, and robust foundation for humanity’s information? Read more in the new report Engineering Filecoin's Economy: 10 favorite

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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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Repository Numbers

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Filecoin Price Prediction

$ 26.91536 (4.73%) arrow_drop_up

Predicted USD Market Price in 24h by Coinpaper

$ 56.40337 (119.47%) 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 Binance FIL/USDT $ 26.15546 $ 14,311,899 check
# 2 Binance FIL/BTC $ 26.14971 $ 5,730,240 check
# 3 Kraken FIL/USD $ 25.89100 $ 933,003 check
# 4 Binance FIL/BNB $ 25.90276 $ 663,222 check
# 5 Binance FIL/BUSD $ 26.13959 $ 262,431 check
# 6 Kraken FIL/BTC $ 25.44410 $ 186,479 check
# 7 Kraken FIL/EUR $ 25.86703 $ 173,305 check
# 8 Kraken FIL/ETH $ 25.18480 $ 21,941 check
# 9 Poloniex FIL/USDT $ 14.75516 $ 7,831 check
# 10 Poloniex FIL/BTC $ 14.90164 $ 2,151 check


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