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"We are building a distributed file storage system using mobile devices"

Laying the foundation of a truly decentralized internet using mobile first blockchain technology.

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Introducing Darwin

The next generation Layer-1 that is fast, infinitely scalable, and runs natively on mobile devices. Built from ground up and inspired by the evolution theory of Charles Darwin.

TestNet is coming soon! Register your self today and be the first one to test it.

Mobile First Blockchain

Runs natively on mobile devices. No need for a PC to validate Tx.

∞ Scalable

TPS increases as the number of nodes increase.

Wallet to Wallet Messaging

First-of-its-kind native W2W messaging protocol.


About Exa Protocol

Exa Protocol is a peer-to-peer distributed file system that enables humans to store their data on a decentralized storage network created using the free available storage space on mobile devices.

With the mobile first approach people who do not have the means to harness the power of decentralization and blockchain will be able to do it for the first time. This in true sense will be democratization of blockchain technology.

"We believe that the future of blockchain technology is mobile-first. The next generation of blockchain solutions will be built for the next billion people who hold a smartphone."
Mobile First Approach

The current distributed file systems rely solely on PCs to operate. This has kept a billions of people from the blockchain revolution that we are witnessing.

No Data Centers

The current distributed file systems were designed to work on PCs. No one could stop data centers to join the network and virtually break the decentralization. Exa Protocol allows only mobile devices in the network.

Super Secure

The protocol breaks the file and encrypts individual pieces called shards. The shards are then stored on different devices. Only the file owner knows where the files are stored and how to decrypt them.

Super Fast

Since the pieces of your data are stored in multiple devices, we will be using multiple peers to download or upload the data in parallel. With the advent of the 5G expect blazing fast data retrieval.

Environmentally Friendly

We do not use Proof of Work consensus and instead rely on Proof of Space, Proof of Replication, etc. to secure the blockchain transactions.

High TPS Blockchain

Storage infrastructure requires a blockchain with very high throughput and since Exa Protocol will be running on mobile devices, a mobile optimized blockchain is currently under development.


Project Timeline

Project Conceptualization

May 2021

White Paper Released

July 2021

Research: Node Classification

August 2022

Yellow Paper: Lay the protocol

December 2022

Yellow Paper: Peer Review

Q2 2023

Token Release

Q3 2024

Release the DFS TestNet

Q4 2024

Release the Darwin TestNet

Q4 2024

Final Mainnet Release

Q3 2025

Our Stats

We laid the foundations of Exa Protocol in July '21 with our whitepaper.

Since then we have been growing organically.


Nodes Signed Up for TestNet

1.2 PB+

Maximum network capacity


Community Members

Meet the team

Saurabh Singh
Usha Rengaraju
Chief of Research
Arpan Garg
Chief of Technology

Our Advisors

Joe McCann
Founder, Asymmetric Financial
David Aronchick
Director of Research, Protocol Labs
Sherman Lee
Co-founder, Deep Ventures
Tommy Tran
Co-founder, Compute Ventures
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Our partners

Partners that are helping us bring the blockchain technology to mobile devices.