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 is a virtual boot camp for startups building apps on the Celo blockchain
An eight-week virtual boot camp that brings together teams from around the world who are committed to building an open financial system that creates prosperity for all.
February 3, 2020 – April 10, 2020
Teams apply to enter the competition. During this phase, teams share their ideas and progress. Five teams will be selected as finalists with an opportunity to win $10,000 USD and an invitation to visit San Francisco, Berlin, or Buenos Aires and meet with the broader Celo community.
April 20, 2020 – June 15, 2020
During the camp, mentors work with startups on their ideas. All teams will receive custom guidance on their technology and business strategy to help build and grow their product.
The grand prize winner will receive $10,000 USD and roundtrip flights to San Francisco, Berlin, or Buenos Aires to meet with the C Labs team and the broader Celo community. This trip will give you an opportunity to meet with potential advisors, supporters, and partners to build and grow your project.
The runner-up team will receive $5,000 USD.
Celo Tenet Award (three prizes)
A $2,000 USD prize will be awarded to each of the (three) teams whose projects embody Celo’s community tenets:
Design for all
Strive for beauty
Innovate on money