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IPFS & Filecoin



IPFS is a peer-to-peer network and protocol designed to make the web faster, safer, and more open. IPFS upgrades the web to work peer to peer, addressing data by what it is instead of where it’s located on the network, or who is hosting it.

Filecoin, the world’s largest decentralized network offering more than 16+ Exbibytes of storage. It allows users to store, request, and transfer data via a verifiable marketplace. Filecoin is completely open-source, enabling people from all over the world to participate. 

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IPFS/Filecoin is offering:

💽 Storage Wizard: The best use of NFT.storage or web3.storage to use IPFS for content addressing and Filecoin for persistent, decentralized storage. Use of other tooling may also qualify*

3️⃣ Top 3 Winners - 3 x $3,000 (paid in FIL)

🏊‍♀️ Pool Prize - $11,000 (Paid in FIL; Max $500 per project, up to 25 pool winners)

*For details about eligibility criteria please see this page.

Getting Started

IPFS & Filecoin Developer Resources:

Getting started with Filecoin and IPFS

Join group or 1:1 office hours

Inspiration (current projects leveraging IPFS/Filecoin)

NFT Starter Pack (hands on code walkthrough of an NFT contract leveraging NFT.Storage in react and deployed to Fleek)