Cardano is a decentralised and open-source proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain network. The project was launched in 2015 by Charles Hoskinson, co-founder of Ethereum, and was released in 2017 through an ICO. It is overseen by the Cardano Foundation based in Zug, Switzerland. Without getting too technical too fast… blockchains are sophisticated databases that do not rely on a third party for data validation. Instead, they secure themselves by using a specifically designed system, a consensus mechanism, which validates transactions between users, and adds them to a blockchain’s public ledger. This helps secure the software from attackers, and also regulates the issuance…
Author: Bernadette Leuzinger
Bernadette Leuzinger is CEO at Crypto Finance (Asset Management) AG. Prior to joining Crypto Finance (Asset Management) AG, Bernadette worked in various positions in banking, IT, and insurance. She started to educate herself on crypto assets during her free time, and has been following the developments and opportunities of this fascinating field for several years now. Bernadette studied Banking & Finance at the University of Zurich.
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