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Full Stack Approach
Each layer of the technical stack is designed to meet mobile user needs.
Seamless experience enabled by stablecoins and mobile-friendly proof of stake protocol.
Celo Platform Features
Stable Value Currencies
Native support for multiple ERC20-like stable currencies.
Phone Number Public Key Infrastructure
Mapping of phone numbers to addresses to facilitate user experience.
Protocol changes managed via on-chain governance.
Proof of Stake
Permissionless consensus algorithm running on decentralized infrastructure.
Users have access to and control of their account secret keys.
Very Fast Sync for Ultra-light Clients
Block headers optimized for fast mobile phone synchronization.
Gas Payable in Multiple Currencies
Option to pay transaction fees in stable currency.
Programmable (Full EVM Compatibility)
Programmable smart contract platform compatible with Ethereum Virtual Machine.
The Celo Stack
Send or Request Celo Dollar easily with anyone in your address book, powered by decentralized phone number verification
Mobile ultralight client
Exchange between Celo Dollar and Celo Gold
QR Code Support
Designed to support an ecology of stable value currencies. The first stablecoin, cUSD, is pegged to the US Dollar.
Algorithmic reserve-backed stabilization mechanism
Native support for multiple stablecoins
Open source smart contract platform built on decentralized infrastructure.
Permissionless BFT-based consensus algorithm
Rewards weighted by stake size and stake release notice period
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