Cardano wants to beat Bitcoin and Ethereum by starting from scratch
On Oct. 1, 2017 a little known cryptocurrency called Cardano (ADA), showed up on crypto-tracking sites with a market cap of about $600 million. At the time, it was unusual to see a new coin with such a high market cap. But Cardano is an incredibly ambitious product with a strong team and tons of buzz. By the end of the year it's market cap was more than $10 billion.