Six billion smartphones. One mobile-first future.

Infura supports Celo, an interoperable, fully EVM-compatible DeFi protocol building a new universe of inclusive social finance.

Make finance fluid, friendly 
and beautiful

Build on an open cryptographic protocol that allows users to transfer or request stable assets easily with anyone – powered by decentralized phone number verification.

Mobile-first

There are 6 billion smartphones on Earth. With Celo, build for all of them with an ultralight mobile client that maps phone numbers to public keys.

Permissionless & carbon negative

Celo uses a Byzantine Fault Tolerant consensus mechanism (PoS) to secure its decentralized, carbon-negative blockchain transactions.

Cross-chain and interoperable

Experience freedom, control and interoperability by enabling cross-chain transactions for seamless, user-friendly mobile DeFi.

Two can make a dream come true

Tap into the combined benefits of the most popular node provider and the pioneering mobile-first blockchain.

Multichain access with just one bill

400K+ devs and funding to help you build

End-to-end industry-leading tooling

Free, including archive data access, with your Infura plan

How Does Celo Measure Up?
Use CaseConsensus Algorithm (Layer 1)Scalability TechnologyEthereum Virtual Machine CompatibilityTransaction CostTransaction Confirmation TimeTotal Github StarsDecentralizationGenesis Block Date
Bitcoin
Layer 1
Currencies
Proof-of-Work
No
Around $5
Few minutes
65,000+
High
January 3, 2009
Ethereum
Layer 1
Smart Contract Platform
Proof-of-Stake
Yes
Few dollars
Few tens of seconds
35,000+
High
July 30, 2015
Celo
Layer 1
Smart Contract Platform
Proof-of-Stake
Plumo light client protocol
Yes
1 cent
Few seconds
2,480+
Medium
April 22, 2020
Avalanche
 C-Chain
Layer 1
Smart Contract Platform
Proof-of-Stake
Snowman protocol
Yes
Few cents
Sub-1-second
High
NEAR
Layer 1
Smart Contract Platform
Proof-of-Stake
Sharding
No
Few cents
Few seconds
2,500+
Medium
April 22, 2020
AURORA
Layer 2
Smart Contract Platform
Yes
Few cents
Few seconds
500+
Medium
July 21, 2020
Be supported from day one

From developer resources to a central point of access, Celo has you covered.

Developers

6bn+ smartphones to build for, with your fave tools and cross-chain interoperability.

Community

Join a tight-knit community focused on creating financial inclusion for those who need it most.

Celo Terminal

A one-stop shop app to access all things Celo from desktop or mobile.

Changing the world, one project at a time

Be inspired by these impactful projects. Use Infura to build for change with Celo.

impactMarket

impactMarket is an open, free crowd finance infrastructure that allows communities to create and distribute Unconditional Basic Income (UBI). Supporting 46K+ people with UBI in almost 30 countries, impactMarket is one of the biggest blockchain-driven UBI programs.

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Ubeswap

Ubeswap is a decentralized exchange and automated market maker (AMM) protocol for Celo assets. Its goals are to increase liquidity on Celo and enable everyone to trade any asset from their phone or browser, without having to rely on outdated, centralized systems.

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Corsali

Corsali can take any data and build a ready-to-use and customized machine-learning model. Corsali is currently working to make digital microwork easily accessible through simple mobile devices and using Celo’s technology to significantly lower transaction fees for microwork.

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Getting started with Celo + Infura

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Go deep with Celo

Learn how you can break down barriers by bringing the powerful benefits of DeFi to billions around the world.

Celo + Infura join forces

Our partnership with Celo marks an expansion into our 12th supported network

Celo documentation

Learn about building on Celo - how it works, including setup, deployment and migration from Ethereum

Infura documentation

Check out Infura documentation for all the info you need to get started

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