Guides to Cryptocurrency Founders

7. Cardano (ADA) Founder Introduction


Charles Hoskinson

Charles Hoskinson is a Blockchain technology activist and entrepreneur, he is the founder of Cardano public blockchain (ADA), co-founder and Ex-CEO of Ethereum. He was officially from Colorado and attended Metropolitan State University of Denver. Charles eventually graduated from University of Colorado at Boulder.


Cardano Founder Charles Hoskinson

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Charles Hoskinson launched IOHK and as the CEO, led the start-up to develop Cardano, a fully decentralised open source public blockchain and distributed computing platform. He is more low profile as compared to other similar founders eg. Justin Sun, Vitalik Buterin, but is a well-respected blockchain and cryptocurrency public figure.


On June 2013, EOS Founder Daniel Larimer introduced the idea of a decentralized exchange to Charles Hoskinson, Charles then assisted Daniel to develop and established a business plan that eventually acquired the necessary funding for the development of Bitshares, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange in 2014.


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