Check out past Celo Foundation Grant Recipients to see what they did and where they are now.
Technical & Research
Projects that foster innovation and development of the advance the Celo Platform and Celo Reference Wallet
Automated managed node deployment tooling and a blockchain package manager to deploy nodes on any infrastructure.
Blockdaemon connects institutions and developers to blockchains.
Extend our bridge to support Celo to Celo to enable the seamless transfer of value and information between Celo private & public chains.
ChainSafe designs and develops scalable solutions for the decentralized web.
Celo integration into Anthem - indexing of historical data plus Ledger staking and governance support.
Chorus One is providing staking services and developing interoperability solutions for decentralized networks.
Building Hubble for Celo (hubble.figment.network)
Your Key to Web 3: Stake tokens, build applications, and participate in blockchain governance.
Forbole Big Dipper
A block exploring and staking tool for CELO ecosystem.
Forbole is a validator who is also the creator of Big Dipper block explorer series.
Staking and voting economic analysis
Platform for Crypto Financial Models
Gitcoin was awarded a grant to help grow and sustain the Celo ecosystem.
Gitcoin is a platform to help build and sustain remote-first, open source developer communities.
Hummingbot launched an algorithmic trading strategy called celo-arb. This strategy will allow anyone with CELO or cUSD, the two live assets of the Celo ecosystem, to earn arbitrage profits while contributing to the stability of the Celo protocol.
Hummingbot is an open source crypto trading bot.
Keyko - World Bank
Build solutions in support of key initiatives for World Bank and Grameen Foundation.
The Keyko Dōjō is a Web 3.0 powerhouse specializing in the delivery of decentralized technology solutions.
Research on how to provide more privacy for onboarding potential Celo users to the ecosystem.
HashCloak is an independent blockchain research lab.
The ARKE project explores how to strengthen privacy for Celo’s users who want to transact with their contacts via Valora’s send-to-phone-number feature.
Philipp Jovanovic is an Associated Professor at University College London (UCL) who is interested in developing, analyzing, and deploying secure decentralized systems, cryptographic algorithms, privacy-enhancing technologies, and blockchains protocols.
Java and Python SDKs for the Celo Reference Wallet
Blaize is blockchain software development company
Bi23 The Celo
The celo is a comprehensive, real-time, accurate Celo data statistics provider.
Bi23 Labs is a trusted Proof-Of-Stake infrastructure provider and validator to comfortably stake your coins and earn rewards.
Projects that lower barriers to entry to help make Celo as accessible as possible for developers and end-users
Beam And Go
cUSD programmable remittances
Beam & Go empowers overseas Filipino worker to take care of their family’s needs.
To develop the Lovecrypto app for Android and IOS.
Lovecrypto is an app where people can earn in cUSD for performing tasks paid by businesses in their smartphones.
Moon is adding support for cUSD payments on the Moon platform.
Moon is adding support for cUSD payments on the Moon platform.
Enable users to pay bills using cUSD. Offer cUSD microloans.
Saldo is a digital wallet that allows users to pay bills to companies in Mexico using smartphones
We’re building a decentralized bank focused on Africa and powered by Celo
A wallet that allows Africans to save , spend and send money to any phone number anywhere in the world
We help merchants accept cUSD from Day One and lower the barrier of crypto payments.
MugglePay is providing a peer-to-peer payment solution granting the ability for merchants to accept global payments on Day One.
Provide cutting edge payroll and HR services for companies in the new digital age.
Make cUSD an option of currency to Brazilians
"Bitfy is the missing bridge to the real-world use of cryptocurrencies in people's daily lives."
Pesabase is building a Wallet that connects East African Mobile Wallets to the Celo Blockchain allowing for ease of remittance and Payments.
Pesabase provide Africans with a cheap way to send money to family and friends and pay for goods and services.
Integrate cUSD onto Sempo’s platform to support deployment of cash transfer programs around the world.
Inclusive payments for emerging markets.
Building a mobile-first microwork platform for anyone to earn cUSD from their phone.
A microwork app built on Celo.
Education & Community
Projects that educate and expand the Celo community all over the world
Blockchain for Social Impact
Decentralized Web Accelerator with a focus on Celo Peace & Prosperity prize
Blockchain for Social Impact (BSIC) incubates, develops, and collaborates on blockchain products and solutions that can address social and environmental challenges across the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Upright - Celo Camp
Celo Camp is an independent initiative run by entrepreneurs passionate about the potential for global financial inclusion, mass adoption of digital money & acceleration of startups that will build this vision.
Celo Camp guides founders through the blockchain ecosystem and help businesses grow to success.
The Web 3 Knowledge Base
Learn is the education & onboarding platform for developers interested in Web 3. With Learn, developers gain access to the most comprehensive developer portal, standardized documentation across networks & practical tutorials to get you to the next level.
Projects that increase access, opportunity and impact of Celo
Universal Basic Income app on Celo
Impact Market allows users to support the charities they love through charity shops, auctions, donations and volunteering.
Emerging Impact partners with NGOs, international development organizations, and government agencies to support cUSD humanitarian aid efforts.
Forging a reliable path to an equitable society.
Help Celo stand up the infrastructure to marry crypto with UBI with demurrage support Newark communities.
MoCaFi is a financial inclusion platform focused on bringing financially marginalized communities into the digital mainstream.
Digital Identity for Digital and Financial Inclusion through SIM registration and validation
CryptoSavannah is a digital transformation company that uses emerging technologies such as blockchain to enable governments, businesses and development organizations be more efficient and harness new opportunities.
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