Cardano (ADA) facts
● It was released as an ICO in 2017
● The project has a cap of 45 billion ADA. Approximately 26 billion ADA was sold for 62 million USD
● Approximately 31 billion ADA is in circulation
● Cardano is a proof-of-stake blockchain platform: it was the first to be founded on peer-reviewed research and developed from evidence-based methods. It combines pioneering technologies to provide unparalleled security and sustainability to decentralised applications, systems, and society overall.
● Cardano, a smart contract platform, offers high scalability and security thanks to a layered architecture
● Cardano’s lowest price was $0.017354 (1 October 2017), its highest price was $1.33 (4 January 2018)
● The Cardano project is backed by three organisations. Software development is handled by IOHK, while the independent Swiss-based Cardano Foundation is in charge of the ecosystem. Emurgo is Cardano’s the commercial wing of the company
● Cardano is one of the first blockchain projects written in the Haskell programming language, using complex mathematical logic
● The initial concept for the project came from Charles Hoskinson, one of the founding partners of Ethereum
● ADA holders can take part in the development process. They can make suggestions for the blockchain and the development of the project, and vote on the proposed proposals
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