For cLabs’ leadership with microwork in Kenya, in collaboration with Appen and Toca

Participant earning with Celo on her phone

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion, a member network of Central Banks and regulators from over 80 countries, recognizes cLabs at the AFI Annual Fintech Showcase for their accomplishments enabling access to microwork and blockchain-enabled payments from the safety of their homes. …

A multi-party computation for Plumo, the Celo ultralight client protocol

“Hope is the thing with feathers

That perches in the soul

And sings the tune without the words

And never stops at all.”

— Emily Dickinson

We are excited to kickoff the trusted setup for Plumo with a multi-party computation ceremony — together with the Celo community and friends. …

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Summa’s technical expertise in cross-chain architecture will enable seamless interoperability between Celo and various layer-one blockchains

Today we’re thrilled to announce the acquisition of the foremost blockchain interoperability firm Summa, to enable cross-chain bridges between Celo and various other blockchains.

Summa, backed by Polychain Capital, INBlockchain, and Naval Ravikant, among others, is a contributor to the Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cosmos, and Zcash ecosystems. The high-specialized engineering team…


Building financial technology to enable prosperity of all beings. cLabs started Celo in 2018 and is one of many contributors to the open source project.

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