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 and decentralized web.
Apply For Winter 2021 Cohort Now
Applications for our Winter 2021 cohort are now open. Teams from around the globe will be provided funding, mentorship, benefits, and programming around business and blockchain-specific issues, culminating in a Demo Day and post-program fundraising support kicking off in early 2022.
Applications for the next cohort are open on a rolling basis and close at midnight EST on September 9. Apply now.
Dates: Winter 2021
Location: Remote / In-Person hybrid
Core infrastructure, developer tooling, middleware, DeFi toolkits, databases, applications, data & analytics insights, and platforms that improve the experience of using and building on IPFS & Filecoin
Decentralized and verified storage at scale allows new and novel web3 interactions and web2 to web3 bridges including DataDAOs, data bounties, smart data supply chains, value attribution networks, cross-chain integrations, web3 decentralized protocols, etc
Utilizing IPFS, Filecoin, and Ethereum as core Web3 infrastructure to build applications with strong end-user value props including decentralized video, music, file management applications, messaging and social media apps, games, marketplaces, NFTs, etc
Application Window: Rolling
Interviews & Cohort Selection: Rolling interviews, selection decisions targeting October 2021
Program Dates: Winter 2021 - 2022
Have questions? View our FAQ to learn more about the program.
Since 2014, Consensys has incubated and invested in more than 100 companies across the Ethereum ecosystem, including pillars like Infura, Metamask, Truffle Suite, Pegasys, Gitcoin, 3box, and more. We have extensive technical and business building experience in building and launching Web3 applications that scale to 10s of millions of users.
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 to the Ethereum blockchain.
A global network of Web 3.0 native founders & mentors
TachyonOS is the preferred platform of software, tools, and services for high-growth Web 3.0 startups.
Informed counsel and perspective on regulatory and enterprise conditions for blockchain
Mesh Partner, Portfolio Management & Alumni Support