The GBS service can set up an EOS (EOS) archival node within 72 hours as opposed to six months, while Ethereum archival node setup time is cut from over 14 days to 12 hours, Bison Trails said. Supported networks include Polkadot (DOT), Kusama (KSM), Cosmos (ATOM), Celo (CELO) and NEAR (NEAR).
Mission and money: Three Celo validators talk staking for the Libra competitor
Wade Abel, Aaron Boyd, and Pranay Mohan took very different routes to becoming validators on Celo’s payments-focused, proof-of-stake blockchain
By making it cheaper and easier to make payments, Celo validators are supporting both earning money and supporting a social mission aimed at the unbanked.
Celo, Bison Trails partner on straight-to-phone number payments
Celo is going to be integrated into the Bison Trails platform, helping to secure the stablecoin network as it seeks to boost financial inclusion for the unbanked
Bison Trails says it believes Celo has the potential to become a global driver of financial inclusion—not least because of how mobile payments are the lifeblood of many developing economies.
Celo Foundation’s Alliance for Prosperity seeks financial inclusion
The social impact stablecoin’s 50 supporters will build mobile dApps aimed at bringing cheaper remittances, microloans, and humanitarian aid to the poorest
Announced on March 11, the 50-member Alliance aims to support the Celo blockchain by building a variety of mobile phone-based financial tools aimed broadly at combating poverty and inequality.