Community Labs is an Arweave-native software development company and venture studio for products and protocols built on the permaweb.
Community Labs is focused on accelerating developer tools, use cases, and adoption of Arweave.
Community Labs was founded in 2022 by Tate Berenbaum. The company is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Community Labs is modeled after the Ethereum software development company ConsenSys and is focused on developing foundational-level infrastructure for the next thousand developers and million users of Arweave’s permanent storage blockchain.
Community Labs will develop and support critical developer tools and foundational ecosystem solutions that onboard the next 1,000 active Arweave developers and founders, beginning with 3EM – short for Web 3 Execution Machine, a code agnostic smart contract framework.
Community Labs has raised $30M in a Series A funding on Sep 08, 2022. The round was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, with participation from Bain Capital Crypto, Blockchain Capital, Arweave, Distributed Global, Road Capital Management, and others.