Member Since 2022
Rene Reinsberg is a co-founder of Celo and currently President of the Celo Foundation. Celo's layer-1 blockchain is at the center of an ecosystem of technologies, organizations and individuals that all share a common mission of building a regenerative financial system that creates the conditions for prosperity for everyone. Previously, he co-founded Locu (aquired by GoDaddy). Rene started his career in global capital markets at Morgan Stanley and also worked at McKinsey, the World Bank, TechnoServe and General Catalyst. He holds graduate degrees from Germany's WHU and MIT.
The Celo Foundation was founded in 2017 to support the growth and development of the decentralized, open source, mobile-first Celo platform to help build a carbon-negative financial system that creates the conditions of prosperity for all. The Foundation is guided by the Celo community tenets and contributes to education, technical research, environmental health, community engagement, and ecosystem outreach—activities that support and encourage an inclusive financial system.