About Us

Filecoin is the world’s largest decentralized storage network. Filecoin Foundation's mission is to preserve humanity's most important information, as well as to facilitate the open source governance of the Filecoin network, fund research and development projects for decentralized technologies, and support the growth of the Filecoin ecosystem and community.

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Our Mission

Filecoin Foundation’s mission is to preserve humanity’s most important information.

What We Do

Focus Areas

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    Filecoin Foundation facilitates community-led, transparent governance of the Filecoin protocol, aligning with open-source principles.

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    Research & Development

    Filecoin Foundation funds research and development projects that build on top of the Filecoin network and related decentralized technologies.

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    Community & Ecosystem Growth

    Filecoin Foundation hosts, sponsors, and supports events around the world, bringing new builders, clients, and storage providers into the Filecoin ecosystem.


Board of Directors

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    Marta Belcher

    President & Chair, Filecoin Foundation

  • Photo of Brian Behlendorf

    Brian Behlendorf

    Chief AI Strategist, Linux Foundation

  • Photo of Marcia Hofmann

    Marcia Hofmann

    Electronic Privacy Attorney

  • Photo of Nicole Wong

    Nicole Wong

    Former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer

Behind the Foundation


Leaders from across web3 and the open-source technology communities have come together to foster the Filecoin ecosystem.

  • Photo of Brewster Kahle

    Brewster Kahle

    Founder, Internet Archive

  • Photo of Joe Lubin

    Joe Lubin

    Founder, Consensys & Cofounder, Ethereum

  • Photo of Denelle Dixon

    Denelle Dixon

    CEO, Stellar Development Foundation

  • Photo of Sandra Ro

    Sandra Ro

    CEO, Global Blockchain Business Council

  • Photo of Wendy Hanamura

    Wendy Hanamura

    Director of Partnerships, Internet Archive

  • Photo of Katie Biber

    Katie Biber

    Chief Legal Officer, Paradigm

  • Photo of Georgia Quinn

    Georgia Quinn

    Former General Counsel, Anchorage and CoinList

  • Photo of Veronica McGregor

    Veronica McGregor

    Chief Legal Officer, Exodus

  • Photo of Alex Feerst

    Alex Feerst

    CEO, Murmuration Labs & Former General Counsel, Medium

  • Photo of Rye Barcott

    Rye Barcott

    CEO, With Honor

  • Photo of Catherine Stihler

    Catherine Stihler

    Former CEO, Creative Commons & Former Member of European Parliament



  • 2023 Annual Report

    Filecoin Foundation 2023 Annual Report

    Read the full report to learn more about the Foundation's work in 2023.

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  • Filecoin Foundation 2022 Annual Report

    Read the full report to learn more about the Foundation's work in 2022.

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  • State of Filecoin Q1 2024

    Insights from Messari’s recently released Q1 2024 Filecoin Ecosystem Report.

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