Week In Celo News| Jun15-Jun21

The applications for Celo Foundation Votes are now open for Cohort 3!

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Celo Official:

1, Proposal #6 has passed!

Proposal #6 “Setting Frozen Part of Reserve $CELO” was launched on Jun 11 and has now passed ! 80M $CELO voted (25% of the supply), 100% yes. 196 accounts participated. check the other information here. that's the first of two stages to activate $cUSD, read more details here.

2, The applications for Celo Foundation Votes are now open for Cohort 3!

Over the past few months, the minimum number of votes required to elect a validator has rising to ~1.43MM, which can make it challenging for some new validators. To encourage financial inclusion and the participation of secure, reliable validators, the Celo Foundation will vote for validators according to the Foundation voting policy. you can apply here.

Important information:

- The application deadline is July 1, 2020.

- Cohort 2 validators (TGCSO 1-25th winners) will continue to receive Foundation votes and thus do not need to apply for Cohort 3.

- Everyone else is encouraged to apply.

3, Are you passionate about Celo and always wanna build local communities around Celo’s mission of prosperity for all? Here’s you chance! Celo is calling for Ambassadors! check out this introduction for more details!

4, What are Oracles? How Oracles fit into the stability protocol? check out this Introduction to Celo Oracles by Cody Born.

5, “We’ve been thrilled to have their continued support, now making it easy for users to launch full nodes with a few clicks in their platform.” says Rene Reinsberg, Co-founder of Celo. check out this post “Why We Love Celoby blockdaemon, one of celo’s solid supporters.

6, On the Week 5 of a16z Crypto Startup School, you can hear lesson from instructor Nitya Subramanian ( clabs ) on Protocol to Product, can’t miss it.

7, Events of last week:

Monday June 15th: Financial Inclusion, Fintech, and the Future

Friday June 19th: Emerging Technology, Emerging Markets, & Activism

Saturday June 20th: Economic Empowerment Through Technology


1, On Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM PT (10:00 PM UTC), Bittrex began the process of ticker name and symbol changes for the $cGld/$USDT trading pair, now it’s $CELO/$USDT.

2, ViteX exchange enabled Market-making as mining for trading pair $CELO/$USDT, listed and operated by Operator Bi23 at 15:00 (UTC+8) on June 16. Now you can get extra $VX( ViteX exhcange token) when you trade $CELO/$USDT. Give it a try!

3, Hummingbot, the open source crypto trading bot, have partnered with Celo to create an new celo-arb strategy that allows any $CELO holder to earn arbitrage profits while contributing to $cUSD stability. This strategy is now available in the most recent release, available on their website, Github or Docker.

4, To make it easy to track earned rewards and provide additional information for account and tax reporting purposes, Celovote is introducing Rewards tab to celo users , this feature is fully free for everyone.

5, A little optimization on thecelo.com , you can switch to the table to view data.

6, How to fetch blocks using Celo's node API implementation? check out this guide by Patrick O'Grady, Rosetta Technical Lead at Coinbase.

7, Easy 2 stake created an unofficial celo telegram channel for Romania. Daca mai sunt romani pe aici, sunteti bineveniti pe canalul Celo Romania.

8, A Chinese wechat communication group has been created for celo validators, chinese validators are welcomed to scan the QR code to join and communicate. 有验证人建立了一个中文的验证者微信交流群,有兴趣的中国验证者们可以扫码进群交流。

Upcoming Event:

  1. June 24th, 8 AM PST: Kuneco—A time to Celebrate the Launch of Celo Dollars.

  2. Jun 26, 12:00 AM PST: Celo Tech Talks - Proof of Stake.

That’s all for last week!

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