Cardano Foundation

The globally distributed non-profit that oversees the advancement of Cardano and works for the positive advancement of all blockchain technology and legislation

The Cardano Foundation work alongside their partners, EMURGO and IOHK, to ensure that the Cardano blockchain is developed and promoted as a secure, transparent, and accountable solution for positive global change.

The Cardano Foundation actively promotes global conversation around decentralized infrastructure and engages with policymakers, law-making bodies, regulators, and politicians to shape legislation for the emerging, and often misunderstood, technology that is blockchain.


The Cardano Foundation are the Legal custodians of the Cardano Brand.


Alongside their efforts to promote Cardano and the blockchain world as a whole as a positive vessel for transporting global society to a better future, the Cardano Foundation also provides extensive documentation on the features of the Cardano blockchain. These include absolutely everything from the intricacies Cardano's in designed, to a glossary of terms, to how to onboard and work with the smart contract language Plutus.