Protocol Labs Overview

  • Wilmington, United States
  • 51 to 200 Employees
  • 2014
  • Company - Private
  • Internet & Web Services
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable


Protocol Labs is an open-source research, development, and deployment laboratory. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and many more. We aim to make human existence orders of magnitude better through technology. We are a fully distributed company. Our team of more than ...
Mission: Our mission is to improve the internet and computing, generally. We are doing so by creating groundbreaking protocols, and speeding up the pipeline from ideas on paper to users’ hands.

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Oct. 20, 2022 - Software Engineer
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- Competitive Compensation - Distributed Teams - Flexibility


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Does there seem to be diversity at Protocol Labs?

...They are incredibly disorganized, have a clear lack of experience on the management levels, lack diversity, and frankly don't care much about their employee's satisfaction or place in the company....Read More

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Protocol Labs Interviews

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Employee Referral11%

  1. Software Engineer Interview

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    Got rejected at the screen. Seemed like they were unsure of what they were hiring for - this was just before the layoffs so could have contributed to the process being terminated. Waited 3 weeks to hear back from them.

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Protocol Labs Awards & Accolades

  • Most Influential Crypto 2020CoinDesk2020
  • Extraordinary PhD Thesis AwardIMDEA Software Institute2019

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Does Protocol Labs offer vacation time?

...“Unlimited time off” but the days you are working they thinks they own you all 24 hours....

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Employees rate Protocol Labs 3.4 out of 5 stars based on 28 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 61% of employees would recommend working at Protocol Labs to a friend. This is based on 25 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

22% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Protocol Labs as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Protocol Labs.

51% of employees think that Protocol Labs has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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