• Celo, Bison Trails partnership
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    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.

  • Virtual accelerator Celo Camp launches
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    18 teams compete for funding at Celo Camp virtual accelerator

    The poverty-busting payments blockchain offered startups eight weeks of mentorship from industry leaders and a shot at $10,000

    Poverty-focused digital payments platform Celo launched a virtual accelerator competition in early February, aimed at encouraging up-and-coming businesses and developers build apps on its proof-of-stake, Ethereum-based blockchain.

  • Celo Foundation’s Alliance for Prosperity
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    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.

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