Charles Hoskinson is a blockchain pioneer who co-founded IOHK, founded Cardano, and is one of Ethereum’s co-founders (along with Vitalik Buterin, Gavin Wood, and Joseph Lubin). Hoskinson departed the Ethereum project in 2014 to begin work on Cardano. Prior to his involvement with Ethereum, Hoskinson began the Bitcoin Education Project in 2013.
Outside of the cryptosphere, Hoskinson is known for his philanthropy and has made millions in donations to universities and science initiatives.
Charles Hoskinson in the News
Interviews with Charles Hoskinson
- 2022-09-21: Charles Hoskinson Interview: Your Cardano Questions Answered
Charles Hoskinson FAQ
Why did Charles Hoskinson leave the Ethereum project?
In 2014, Hoskinson parted ways with the Ethereum team after a dispute about whether the project should be nonprofit (Buterin’s view) or commercial (Hoskinson’s view).
What’s Charles Hoskinson’s net worth?
In 2018, it was estimated Hoskinson was worth up to $600 million USD.