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Week 4 in Review, Project Spotlight, Tech Talks, Submission Process

Week 4 of Make Crypto Mobile is wrapping up. This week talks focused on the Celo Tech stack for Mobile DeFi, financial technologies in emerging markets, and the future of blockchain interoperability. If you missed it, check out the replays of these talks below.


Week 4 Tech Talks

Tech Talk: Celo Tech Stack for Mobile Defi: Brandy Camacho and Eric Nakagawa discuss the current state of mobile native development, cross-platform, mobile web for DeFi, and how different platforms are enabling developers to build in this space.

Leapfrogging Financial Tech with MoFi: Felix from Kotani Pay discuss leapfrogging financial technologies in emerging economies enabled by the growing mobile-native DeFi ecosystem. 

Faça da Crypto Mobile - Brazil Hackathon Kick Off: Junte-se a uma comunidade global de desenvolvedores em todo o mundo participando do Faça da Crypto Mobile - Hackathon kick off. O DeFi for the People convida desenvolvedores de todo o mundo a construir seus projetos no Celo. O hackathon oferece até US$ 2,5 milhões em prêmios, investimento, palestras, eventos e orientação dos melhores em crypto. Obtenha todos os detalhes neste evento inicial! Esperamos por vocês.


Project Spotlight

Check out what teams are building to get inspired to submit your project!


OpenBiSea NFT marketplace is a smart contract, and iOS, Android and web UI app. It's a simple, step-by-step guided solution to buy, sell and make auctions (smart contract based) for NFT. OpenBiSea is first easiest place to invest and manage your NFT Simple, step-by-step guided solution to buy NFT, sell auction-based purchased NFT and receive simple, investor’s friendly reports. You can set price in USD or CELO and we didn't required to buy OBS token to sell or buy. You can buy with credit card even.


Travel is the only expense that makes you richer. People waste their money on material things because they think travel is out of their reach. Not anymore. Flywallet is a travel dApp combined with a travel search engine. Anyone can save toward a trip and earn yield on their savings. FW suggests monthly budget and once the amount is reached, you can book in 2 clicks through the platform. Flywallet is an on-ramp for new crypto users and an off-ramp for users who wish to spend their cUSD on flights.

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Tech Talks Coming Up Next Week

Nov 9: Tech Talk: Defi, Mobile, and Interoperability: Learn about the future of blockchain interoperability with Erin Hales from the Optics team. Join Eric Nakagawa and the team as they hold a fireside chat on the future of DeFi, best practices when building on Celo, and the future of Optics and Plumo.

Nov 10: Tech Talk: Defi - Mitigating Risks Using Stablecoins: Stablecoins provide another level of risk mitigation for developers as they utilize value stores between token types to protect against marketplace volatility.

Nov 13: Ampliando el acceso a oportunidades cripto usando dispositivos móviles: Una conversación sobre cómo cripto puede resolver problemas de acceso al sistema financiero usando dispositivos móviles.


Start a Submission

There are 23 days left until the submission deadline. You can start your submission while you continue to work on your project. Check out the project submission process for instructions on how to get started now.

If you are looking for feedback on your project or would like to get connected to a mentor, let us know! Office Hours are also still happening on Discord every week on Wednesdays and Fridays, come get your questions andwered with memebers of our DevRel team.


If you have any questions about the hackathon, please post on the discussion forum.