Answers to frequently asked questions
GPUtopia is a marketplace for decentralized GPU compute and related AI services.
You connect your GPU to perform jobs for buyers and get paid in bitcoin. See Selling Compute for details.
For now the only way to use GPU compute is to access it through our AI chat interface. We'll soon support other ways of buying compute like renting entire GPUs. See Buying Compute for details.
Bitcoin is the main payment method on GPUtopia for a few reasons:
- Bitcoin is global, decentralized and uncensorable.
- Bitcoin enables fast & cheap micropayments via the Lightning network.
- Unlike credit cards, Bitcoin has no chargeback risks. Eliminating chargeback risk allows us to bring fees close to zero.
GPUtopia is the flagship product of Arcade Labs, a small venture-backed startup based in NYC.
No and never will. We use bitcoin only.
For now we only support bitcoin. We will soon allow buyers to fund their accounts with a credit card.