PL^G September Update

Aaron McDonald
Oct 7 · 4 min read

CEO Aaron McDonald shares key developments over the past month. To stay up-to-date on the progress of our technology, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, plus join our community on PL^G’s Official Telegram channel.

The upgrade process to Substrate 2.0 is continuing this month. We’re now integrating the last of our modules, most notably Doughnut protocol and permissions, which is a patented technology unique to PL^G and Centrality. We’ll be explaining this protocol in depth over the next month.

We are also kicking off work to validate our Doughnut protocol in conjunction with Libra’s Move contract VM. This is a great opportunity for us to scale alongslide an already well known player in the blockchain industry.

Check our with our network partners have been up to this month:


Centrality announced their Bounty Programme and their community jumped at the opportunity to contribute to their network CENNZnet!

Half of the bounties have been successfully completed already! but there’s still a chance to support us with documentation. Given the appetite, they be posting more bounties soon. If you have a question or an idea for the next bounty, let us know on slack. You can check out our remaining bounties here.

Centrality are hiring! If you’d like to join the Centrality team, all vacancies are available on our careers page.


This month and ahead of schedule, the Sylo Smart Wallet exited TestFlight to be unveiled in the Apple App and Google Play stores around the world! A milestone event that the Sylo team have been working towards for almost two years, the DApp will change the way the world not only connects and communicates, but transacts.

Sylo users can connect from the safety of a wallet address, send and receive digital assets in chat, make audio and video calls, and store any ERC-20 compatible token, such as SYLOs, CENNZ or ETH in a non-custodial wallet.

The team at Sylo have been focused on making technologies like crypto simple enough for everyday use, while still providing a feature-rich experience we couldn’t be more proud to see them launch their app on the main APP stores.

Sylo is now growing quickly and we are seeing thousands of new users joining CENNZnet every week! The more people who join and use Sylo the stronger CENNZ will be so help us spread the word and invite your friends to join SYLO and use the Sylo smart wallet.

Upcoming feature additions to the Sylo Smart Wallet in Q4 2019 and beyond will include support for Bitcoin, decentralised storage, a non-fungible sticker marketplace, and the ability for users to create their own dynamic digital assets (DDA’s).

If you aren’t on Sylo yet, jump in and download it now to take your messaging and chat to the decentralised world.


Centrality Project Lead for Iomob, Phil Williams spent two weeks with Iomob’s tech team at their HQ in Barcelona. This included working on our exciting Wellington MaaS (mobility as a service) project, which enables commuters to travel seamlessly with mobility providers including Green Cabs, Flamingo Scooters, Metlink buses, and even the East-West Ferry!

This closer-to-home project is strategically important for Iomob, because it’s a fast-turnaround initiative with the backing of many key national agencies, including the full support of Wellington Council. Success with our proof-of-concept should lead to a larger integrated pilot in 2020.


The 27th September marked a series of international strikes and protests to demand action to be taken to address climate change. 170,000 New Zealanders joined the strike for the climate around the country, including CarbonClick who provided protesters with a way to offset their carbon omissions via their dedicated strike page

More than 40 climate strike events took place around New Zealand, as part of a global movement calling for urgent action on the climate crisis.

The core of the strike was school students, but many others joined them, with about 100 businesses including CarbonClick, Centrality and PL^G joining the marches and rallies #UNfucktheworld

To stay up-to-date on the progress of our technology, follow us on Twitter, Telegram, Slack, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

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Co-founder and CEO of blockchain venture studio Centrality

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