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Market Cap
303,056,546 USD
24h Volume
212,974,228 USD
Circulating Supply
5,903,306 ZEC
Max Supply
5,903,306 ZEC
Zcash Overview
Zcash is a cryptocurrency aimed at using cryptography to provide enhanced privacy for its users compared to other cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The Zerocoin protocol was improved and transformed into the Zerocash system, which was then developed into the Zcash cryptocurrency in 2016. Development of protocol improvements and the reference implementation is led by the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company, colloquially referred to as Zcash Company. The founder and CEO of Zcash Company is Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn. Its founding team includes cryptographer Matthew D. Green from Johns Hopkins University. Roger Ver was one of Zcash Company's initial investors.
Consensus Method
Proof Of Work
Status of Project
Fully Working Product
Coin Age
28 months
Block Processing
Emission Rate
Proportional To Network Activity
Community size
Open Source
Zooko Wilcox
Nathan Wilcox
Team Memberes
28 member, 13 developers
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Zcash Team Reveals It Fixed a Catastrophic Coin Counterfeiting Bug
The company behind the privacy-minded cryptocurrency zcash has revealed that it fixed a catastrophic code bug last year that could have been used to print infinite coins.
Zcash Vulnerability Permitting Infinite ZEC Counterfeiting Fixed and Disclosed
A vulnerability that could have permitted an attacker to coin infinite Zcash has been patched and disclosed by the company behind the coin, a post on the official Zcash blog states on Feb. 5.
Zcash Mining Mysteriously Spikes Despite Low Profitability
Zcash's network hash rate has mysteriously spiked by over 40 percent since Dec. 10th. It is unknown what is causing the spike, but it could indicate a growing ASIC presence on Zcash, or, more likely, that a large mining conglomerate is returning to the fray.
US Crypto Exchange Coinbase Adds Support for Zcash on Retail Platform and Mobile Apps
Major American cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has launched support for Zcash at Coinbase.com and the exchange's Android and iOS apps, according to a blog post published Dec. 5.Per today's announcement, Coinbase customers can now purchase, sell, send, receive, and store ZEC. The coin will be available for customers in most jurisdictions, but initially customers from the United Kingdom and the state of New York will not be able to use the service.
Coinbase Adds Zcash to Retail Crypto Trading Service
Less than a week after adding privacy-focused zcash to its professional trading platform, crypto exchange Coinbase is opening trading to its retail customers.
U.S. DHS Seeking "Forensic Analytics" for Tracing Zcash and Monero
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has put out a pre-solicitation request for tracing private transactions and performing blockchain analytics on cryptocurrencies, such as Zcash and Monero.
TRON Ramping Up Privacy, Adopting zk-SNARKs from Zcash
In an interview, Justin Sun, the Founder and CEO of TRON, discusses how the platform will implement Zcash's zk-SNARKs cryptography in Q1 of 2019.
Zcash Launches on Coinbase Pro: Ramping-Up Listings
Today, Coinbase is adding the popular privacy coin Zcash to its cryptocurrency exchange service for professional traders.
Coinbase Pro Launches Support for Zcash
Major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched support for Zcash on its Coinbase Pro platform, according to a company blog post published Nov. 29.Zcash is a cryptocurrency based on a decentralized blockchain, designed with the goal of making transactions more private than they are in the Bitcoin blockchain.
Coinbase Adds Privacy-Centric Crypto Zcash to Pro Trading Exchange
Crypto exchange Coinbase Pro is adding privacy coin zcash to its listings.