The independent members of the Internet Computer Association (ICA) together create an Internet Computer ecosystem with the highest possible levels of integrity.
Members consist of geographically distributed and diverse businesses and nonprofit organizations, including data centers and node providers, startups building decentralized services and their investors, participants in decentralized finance, enterprises migrating to the open internet, universities and research organizatons, educators and many others. The ICA continues to welcome new members that support its mission of stewarding the adoption of the Internet Computer.
To provide governance of the Internet Computer via an independent, global community of members.
To provide the Internet Computer the highest levels of security and privacy available in any decentralized blockchain systems.
To provide infrastructure architecture and definition, certification and compliance, including data centers, networks and systems.
To provide transparency and auditability of ICP token economics.
To provide Internet Computer Protocol (ICP) assurance and integrity in source and completeness.
Issue Data Center IDs (DCIDs)
Issue grants to developers to build software on the Internet Computer for the public good
Steward the Internet Computer ecosystem