ReFi Podcast

Ultragreen Money with Tim Moreton │Season 3 Episode 4

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Episode notes

We're thrilled to bring you a deep dive with the extraordinary Tim Moreton. With a PhD in computer science from Cambridge University and an impressive tenure as the principal engineering manager at Apple he was drawn to cLabs by the intricate technical challenges and the compelling mobile-first approach of Celo's mission.

Together with John Ellison from ReFi DAO he uncovers the nuances of Ultragreen money, Celo's vision for a sustainable financial future, and the technical feats required to make it a reality.

In this episode you will:

  • Discover Celo's unique approach to finance, anchored in its Ultragreen Money initiative, and how it intersects with impactful climate projects.

  • Uncover the challenges and benefits of transitioning to an Ethereum layer two using the OP stack.

  • Gain insights into the evolution of scalable, carbon-negative blockchains and their broader implications for the world of decentralized finance.

Time Stamps:

[00:00:00] Teaser

[00:00:42] Introduction

[00:02:32] Welcoming Tim Moreton

[00:09:18] cLabs and the broader Celo ecosystem

[00:19:01] The Success of Impact Market

[00:24:50] Ultragreen Money

[00:32:47] Celo’s ransition to an L2 on Ethereum

[00:39:40] Ecosystem Growth Through Ethereum

[00:45:00] Deploying a project on Celo

[00:48:20] When is the L2 Coming?

[00:50:30] Why Should People be Bullish on Celo?

[00:52:10] How to get involved












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