Earn Celo (cGLD) Staking Rewards

Staked runs Celo validators allowing you to delegate your holdings and earn rewards while keeping custody of your assets. Earn a 6% annualized yield from these rewards. 

Why Delegate to Staked? 

  • Proven Partner: We're the staking partner of choice for 40+ crypto funds and thousands of investors. 
  • Reliability: Our 100% uptime SLA ensures you get paid reliably and securely. 
  • Non-custodial: We do not custody your assets, so there's no risk your funds are stolen. 

How does it work? 

You will need to delegate your stake. You have two options here:

  1. Setup a call with the Staked team (use the form to the right)
  2. Use the instructions below 

Staking Instructions

Install the Celo CLI and run the following commands.


Command 1 - Locks Celo Gold (cGLD) to be used in governance and validator elections.
 
lock --from 0x47e172F6CfB6c7D01C1574fa3E2Be7CC73269D95 --value
10000000000000000000000
 
The example command above is to lock 10,000 cGLD. 
Note: Replace the address in the command above with your address.

 
Command 2 - Vote for a Validator Group in validator elections
 
vote --from 0x4443d0349e8b3075cba511a0a87796597602a0f1 --for
0x8a12caB622B8093208931fA008D12D6Ba5AF47E4, --value
10000000000000000000000
 
The example command above is to vote for the Staked validator group with 10,000 cGLD.
Note: Replace the first address in the command above with your address.

 
Command 3 - To earn rewards as a voter, it is required to activate your pending votes at some point after the end of the epoch in which they were made. This command should be executed at least 24 hours after voting for the validator group. Rewards will not be earned if this command is not executed.
 
activate --from 0x9E236db32fcE9471A2099059A299956a2c4C61D0
 
Note: The address used in the command should be the user address, not the validator group address. 
 

Want more detailed instructions?

Download our Celo Staking Guide.