Cardano ADA T-Shirts

Cardano is a cryptocurrency network and open source project that aims to run a public blockchain platform for smart contracts.

The platform began development in 2015 and was launched in 2017 by Charles Hoskinson, a co-founder of Ethereum and BitShares.


According to Hoskinson, he had left Ethereum after a dispute over keeping Ethereum nonprofit.After leaving he co-founded IOHK, a blockchain engineering company, whose primary business is the development of Cardano, alongside the Cardano Foundation and Emurgo.

The platform is named after Gerolamo Cardano and the cryptocurrency after Ada Lovelace.