Celo Camp is back with batch 4! Want to join the movement of entrepreneurs, developers, and designers dedicated to building dApps for a more prosperous future for everyone? Apply now and take your entrepreneurial journey to the next level!
Join the rise of decentralized applications that are paving the way for the future of DeFi, mobile payments, and financial inclusion. Will your startup be the next one to revolutionize the decentralized tech industry?
Celo Camp, created and run by Upright in collaboration with the Celo Foundation, is an 8-week virtual acceleration and mentorship program that guides decentralized technology startups in building scalable and sustainable businesses on Celo.
Benefits when you join:
- Prizes that amount to a minimum pool of $30,000 cUSD per batch.
- A fast-track to grants and high exposure to investment opportunities. Since the launch of Celo Camp in 2020, our alumni have raised a total of $15,000,000 in investments and grants from VCs and the Celo Foundation.
- Connect with top-tier mentors from organizations such as a16z, NFX, Electric Capital, Polychain, Galaxy Digital, T-Systems MMS, and many more!
- Global virtual program — participate from anywhere in the world!
- Exclusive virtual workshops, networking events, and pitch events with our network of mentors, investors, and industry experts.
- Technological integration — One on one meetings with Celo engineers
- Celo fully supports Solidity and has great documentation and guides for developers.
- Perks from our partners — AWS, Twilio, HubSpot for Startups, Figment, Immunefi, and more!
Pre-camp (application stage and open events): July 12 — September 2
During this stage, applications for batch 4 are open. Applicants will also have access to the Celo community, and workshops from leaders and investors in the ecosystem, including Celo founders.
Eighteen finalists will be voted in to participate in the camp by mentors, cLabs, and the Celo Camp team. The finalists will be announced prior to September 14.
Apply by August 24.
Camp: September 23 — November 19
An 8-week acceleration and mentorship program where teams receive tailored guidance on their business and technology strategy, designed to help build and grow their startups.
Celo is a permissionless platform that makes financial tools accessible to anyone with a mobile phone.
- 100% EVM compatible and fully supports Solidity and MetaMask
- Cross chain integration using Optics
- Mobile-first technology
- Full stack, developer friendly environment — jump start your project in 5 minutes
- Native stablecoin support (cUSD and cEUR)
- Low transaction fees — $.001 per transaction
- Efficient light client that is 17,000 times lighter than other networks
- Carbon negative
- A fast-growing global and diverse community passionate about decentralized technology and inclusive finance
Want to launch and/or scale your startup, find product-market-fit, and help build a more prosperous world?
The deadline to apply is August 24, 2021.
As the Celo ecosystem continues to grow, we invite you to build your projects on Celo. Be a part of our journey in building a more prosperous world through cutting-edge and secure mobile-first technology.
Stay tuned for the launch of the Celo Pre-Camp Event Series! To subscribe to our newsletter and for more information, visit us at www.celocamp.com.
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