Mobile-first financial infrastructure - for everyone

Whether you’re a central bank exploring digital currencies, or an agency considering the power of cross-chain interoperability, the community working on Celo invites you to join us in our mission to build a global financial system accessible to anyone with a mobile phone.


What’s possible when Central Banks and Governments deliver financial tools and services built on Celo


How Celo’s mobile-first approach to cross-chain interoperability creates a globally accessible financial system for today and tomorrow


In partnership with hundreds of organizations, developers and projects who are already developing globally accessible financial tools and services on Celo

Use Cases and Programs

See what’s possible with Celo
Central Bank Use Cases
Digital Currencies
Scalable Cross-chain Interoperability
Financial Inclusion
Policy & Stimulus
Stability Mechanisms
Managing Risk

Digital Currencies Built on Blockchain

Celo offers a variety of ways for central banks to implement digital currencies in permissioned and permissionless environments–from CBDCs to DB-CBs– Celo’s mobile-first technology creates a world where anyone has access to digital currencies from their mobile phone.

Industry Partnerships

The team working on Celo is proudly engaged in pilots, committees, and working groups, all of which are focused on helping to create the conditions of prosperity–for everyone.
World Food ProgramChamber of Digital CommerceWorld BankWorld Economic ForumITU GDP: Global Digital FinanceBlockhain AssociationAlliance for ProsperityAlliance For Financial InclusionBlockchain for EuropeEU Blockchain: Observatory and Forum

Why Celo


Reduce corruption, eliminate fraud


Increase transparency, improve analytics


Smart contracts, conditional transfers


Secure, stable environment


Low-cost, high-speed  transfers


Portable, private, persistent financial identity


Access to additional financial tools and services


Build bridges for seamless cross-chain functionality


White papers

Access detailed reports and documentation about the Celo protocol, including it’s ultralight client and stability mechanism, as well as important research related to central bank digital currencies.

Educational Videos

Check out these short videos to learn more about stability mechanisms, interoperability, financial risk management, influencing the velocity of CBDCs, and more.


Read about some of the amazing projects, stories and possibilities built on Celo

Fortune Magazine

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