Cardano (ADA) is a decentralized platform that will allow complex programmable transfers of value in a secure and scalable fashion.
It is reportedly the first blockchain platform to evolve out of a scientific philosophy and a research-first driven approach, and one of the first to be built in the Haskell programming language.
Cardano is developing a smart contract platform which seeks to deliver more advanced features than any protocol previously developed.
The development team consists of a large global collective of expert engineers and researchers.
The protocol reportedly features a layered blockchain software stack that is flexible, scalable, and is being developed with the most rigorous academic and commercial software standards in the industry.
Cardano will use a democratic governance system that allows the project to evolve over time, and fund itself sustainably through a treasury system.
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