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About Protocol Labs

Protocol Labs operates as an open-source research, development, and deployment laboratory. It builds protocols, tools, and services to radically improve the internet. It provides a data-locality-aware, secure network stack for distributed applications, and a model for ambient and network-efficient storage. It was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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548 Market Street Suite 51207

San Francisco, California, 94104,

United States


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Protocol Labs Patents

Protocol Labs has filed 6 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Alternative currencies
  • Blockchains
  • Cryptocurrencies
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Latest Protocol Labs News

SEC Labels Filecoin as a Security in Response to Grayscale Application

May 17, 2023

SEC Believes Filecoin Is a Security, Grayscale Warns Investors SEC Believes Filecoin Is a Security, Grayscale Warns Investors The SEC said Grayscale has to withdraw its Filecoin Trust application because FIL is an unregistered security. Create an account to save your articles. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly labeled Filecoin's FIL token as a security, according to a Wednesday announcement from Grayscale Investments. Major crypto investment firm Grayscale had applied to the SEC to launch a Filecoin Trust product which would give investors indirect exposure to FIL. (Disclosure: Protocol Labs, the company behind Filecoin, is one of Decrypt’s  22 investors .) AD AD But the SEC told Grayscale in a letter yesterday that FIL is a security and therefore the application must be withdrawn, according to the firm. Representatives for Protocol Labs did not immediately respond to Decrypt's request for comment. This story is a breaking story and will be updated. Stay on top of crypto news, get daily updates in your inbox. Your Email

Protocol Labs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Protocol Labs founded?

    Protocol Labs was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Protocol Labs's headquarters?

    Protocol Labs's headquarters is located at 548 Market Street, San Francisco.

  • What is Protocol Labs's latest funding round?

    Protocol Labs's latest funding round is Unattributed VC.

  • How much did Protocol Labs raise?

    Protocol Labs raised a total of $4.73M.

  • Who are the investors of Protocol Labs?

    Investors of Protocol Labs include Alumni Ventures, Y Combinator, Naval Ravikant, Jaan Tallinn, Union Square Ventures and 15 more.

  • Who are Protocol Labs's competitors?

    Competitors of Protocol Labs include QuickNode and 4 more.

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