Twice a year, we bring together a highly selective group of founders for an intense 12-week sprint to hone their value proposition, test their assumptions with real customers, and prepare for the next phase of investment and growth. Together with our global network of experts and advisors, our experience building pillars of the core blockchain development suite, and a wide array of industry partners, we help guide founders in building validated, market-ready Web 3.0 businesses.
The Filecoin Launchpad Accelerator is a full-time, fully-remote program dedicated to startups building more open, interoperable, and programmable tools, infrastructure, and applications for the distributed web through IPFS and Filecoin.
Founders building within the Protocol Labs stack, or even Ethereum projects considering integrating elements of the Protocol Labs stack, will be considered.
The program runs September through December 2020, with 15-20 teams provided funding, mentorship, benefits and programming around business and blockchain specific issues, culminating in a Demo Day and post-program fundraising support.
Applications close at midnight EST on August 21. Apply now.
Dates: mid-September - December 2020
Investment: $80k per team
Core infrastructure and developer tools to support encryption, file management/retrieval and basic onboarding onto the IPFS and Filecoin network.
Platforms that shape the integration and usage of IPFS into other applications, such as plug-and-play dApp or DeFi toolkits, and data & analytics insights into IPFS ongoing activity.
Tools that utilize IPFS as part of their core tech stack to develop end-user applications, such as file-sharing, archival tools and various dApps.
Application Window: July 10 - August 21
Interviews & Cohort Selection: Rolling interviews, selection decisions by August 28
Program Dates: Mid-September - December 2020
All Tachyon founders benefit from the ConsenSys network, our global formation of developers, entrepreneurs, enterprise experts, lawyers, and more who are working together to lay the foundations for a decentralized future, anchored on the Ethereum blockchain.
A global network of Web 3.0 native founders & mentors
Access and credits towards core Ethereum developer tools and services
Informed counsel and perspective on regulatory and enterprise conditions for blockchain
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Business Associate, Investments