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Charles Hoskinson is the CEO and co-founder of Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), one of the three entities behind the development of cryptocurrency project Cardano (ADA), of which he is also the founder. Hoskinson is also a co-founder of Ethereum, and was CEO from 2013 to 2014. 

Hoskinson has extensive experience in the cryptocurrency space, both as a developer and as an entrepreneur. This experiences founding Invictus Innovations, establishing the Cryptocurrency Research Group, being the founding chairman of the Bitcoin Foundation’s Education Committee and a director of the Bitcoin Education Project. He has served as the latter since 2013. 

Cardano, although it still undergoing development and working steadily towards releasing a fully fleshed out version of its third generation blockchain, has a lot of support and conviction backing it, with many investors believing that the network has the potential to function as a viable network well into the future because of its strong design and technical principles. 

Hoskinson is also well known in the cryptocommunity as being very communicative about the project's development, often conducting AMAs on Reddit and posting video updates on YouTube. His forthright comments and descriptions of the state of the market and the ADA project has received praise.


Cardano's Shelley Testnet Blockchain Sees Genesis Block Created

28 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhi K

On April 26, Cardano (ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson announced that the project had created the genesis block for the testnet version of its Shelley blockchain, which is one phase in its long roadmap to create a next generation blockchain that has st...

Cardano's Researching a Microchip That Enables Crypto Without Internet Access

22 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhi K

Cardano (ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson, in a recent interview with CoinTelegraph, revealed that the IOHK team was working on a microchip that would facilitate cryptocurrency transactions without the need for internet access.  The chip is being resea...

Cardano Founder Suggests that Blockstream Co-founder Adam Back Could be Satoshi

27 May 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Abhi K

Cardano founder and CEO of IOHK Charles Hoskinson has put forward his theory on the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, saying that Blockstream founder Adam Back “checks a lot of the boxes” in an interview with CoinTelegraph on May 21. Hoskinson makes it...

Cardano Founder Charles Hoskinson: Crypto Must Provide Key Service To Existing Monetary System

26 May 2020 4 minute read 0 comments PassionCryptodotcom

Ethereum co-creator and founder of Cardano , Charles Hoskinson, said that a long-term chain reaction to central bank monetary policies was about to drain small and medium-sized businesses - while strengthening and supporting Wall Street and the wealt...

#5 Altcoins simple. Cardano - The Internet of Blockchain - Is it an investment?

5 Apr 2020 2 minute read 2 comments Oliver Singer

What is Cardano? Cardano is a Blockchain platform, which aims at running smart contracts. The Cardano-Foundation is working with academics and scientists in order to build a strong network, that makes sure, that the further development of the cardan...

Hoskinson: Cardano Eclipsera Ethereum 2.0

19 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments PassionCryptodotcom

Charles Hoskinson describes that Cardano will have all the functions that Ethereum 2.0 has proposed to implement and even more intelligent features. If the developers of Ethereum fail to master their differences, the launch of ETH 2.0 could be furth...

Slow And Stable, But Shelley De Cardano Was Built With Care And Consistency

29 May 2020 4 minute read 0 comments PassionCryptodotcom

Charles Hoskinson discussed efforts to build Shelley, the next era of staking in the Cardano blockchain . The CEO of IOHK said that the company's "slow and steady" approach to development has proven to be much better in the long run, as it facilitate...

Cardano Founder Shares Tips on How to Track Down Satoshi Nakamoto

7 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhi K

Cardano Founder Charles Hoskinson, well regarded within the crypto community, has said that the mystery of Satoshi Nakamoto’s identity could perhaps be resolved using stylometry on Bitcoin’s code, which would offer similar patterns as stylometry appl...

Charles Hoskinson Discusses Shelley, Trolls And A Future At 1000 Tx / S For Cardano

21 May 2020 5 minute read 1 comment PassionCryptodotcom

As the first wave of pioneers tests Shelley, Hoskinson went to YouTube to answer questions from the community, touching on topics such as the relentless trolls, roadmap deadlines, and managing a future Cardano who could deal with thousands of transac...

What is Cardano (ADA)? [A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Cardano]

24 Oct 2019 7 minute read 8 comments Mr.CryptoWiki

There’s a phrase or two you’ll often hear in the crypto media: “it’s in its nascent stages”, “crypto is still maturing”, “the market is still growing” - something to the effect of cryptocurrencies and blockchain networks needing time to grow and blos...