A member of Cardano Team

We strive to deliver positive global change and, together, with our partners, power a new age of possibility.

A future that serves the many as well as the few, and which empowers individuals, societies, and businesses to imagine and create new ways of transacting, interacting, creating, and governing.


1. Cardano Foundation


An independent standards body based in Switzerland with core responsibilities to oversee and supervise the development of Cardano and its ecosystem. The Cardano Foundation works to drive adoption, shape blockchain governance, set commercial standards, and support the community of Cardano users.





This is the technology and engineering company contracted to design, build, and maintain the Cardano platform. Founded by Charles Hoskinson and Jeremy Wood, IOHK is committed to innovation through rigorous peer-to-peer scientific review and the highest standards of assurance in software development.





EMURGO is the enterprise arm of Cardano, operating to boost the platform through commercial ventures. EMURGO develops, supports, and incubates commercial opportunities and helps integrate businesses our decentralized blockchain system.