TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 5, 2019–
Predictive analytics firm Endor, announced today that Charles Hoskinson, co-founder of Ethereum, Cardano, and Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), will be joining the company as a senior advisor. Endor offers businesses and individuals the ability to generate AI-powered predictions based on encrypted data (without ever decrypting it). Using its proprietary Social Physics technology, Endor’s predictions engine analyzes huge data sets to identify patterns of human/customer behavior and delivers highly accurate business predictions to navigate companies forward.
Mr. Hoskinson is a veteran of the blockchain industry, with a hand in one of the most influential projects in the sector-Ethereum-to accompany his successful entrepreneurial track record. Most recently, Mr. Hoskinson co-founded Cardano, a blockchain protocol designed to fix many of the issues prevalent in existing second-generation blockchains.
Under his leadership, Cardano has become one of the top performing tokens on the cryptocurrency market, ranking within the top 15 coins by market capitalization. The project has been making consistent strides in its development and has recently released a series of smart contract tools (‘Plutus’ and ‘Marlow’), showcasing the project’s innovation efforts.
In his new role as senior advisor to Endor, Mr. Hoskinson will provide guidance and counsel regarding the ever-changing cryptocurrency sector, along with addressing matters including decentralization and overall blockchain strategy. In addition, he will head a new strategic project within Endor, with more details to be released by the company soon.
Dr. Yaniv Altshuler, Endor’s CEO said: “We’re thrilled that Charles Hoskinson will be joining Endor as a senior advisor. His experience and expertise derived from his foundational work on Cardano and Ethereum, two of the leading companies in the burgeoning blockchain sector, speaks for themselves. We have some incredibly exciting, innovative projects planned for release in the coming months and we are certain that his insights and leadership will make invaluable contributions to making them a huge success.
Mr. Hoskinson will begin working with the Endor team closely in the coming weeks as the company develops and grows its line of services, expands the scope of its predictive analytics engine, and continues the scientific research behind its proprietary Social Physics technology. By using the EDR token to unlock Endor Protocol predictions, partners and service providers across the globe are already obtaining a reported accuracy rate of 80% on generated predictions.
Endor is the first automated predictions engine that empowers businesses with fast and accurate intelligence to make informed business decisions. Leveraging blockchain infrastructure and Endor’s proprietary Social Physics technology, the company analyzes Big Data using artificial intelligence in order to find patterns in customer behavior with unmatched accuracy and speed. Endor’s groundbreaking predictive analytics platform has the unique capability to process encrypted data, on and off blockchain, thereby guaranteeing the security of sensitive data and GDPR compliance.
Since being founded by MIT researchers in 2014, leading banks, large retailers and Fortune 500 companies like Coca-Cola and Mastercard have utilized Endor to predict consumer behavior, make data-driven decisions and increase revenues. For more information on Endor, visit https://www.endor.com/.
Cardano is a decentralized public blockchain and cryptocurrency project and is fully open source. Cardano is developing a smart contract platform which seeks to deliver more advanced features than any protocol previously developed. It is the first blockchain platform to evolve out of a scientific philosophy and a research-first driven approach. The development team consists of a large global collective of engineers. For more information on Cardano, visit https://www.cardano.org/.