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Market Cap
457,055,136 USD
24h Volume
528,291,336 USD
Circulating Supply
8,594,556 ZEC
Max Supply
21,000,000 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
39 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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Tron to Include Zcash-Based Privacy Features, Announces Trusted Setup Ceremony
Tron is set to feature zero knowledge-based privacy through the work of the TRONZ team.
Zcash Poised to Finally Have Private Transactions on Mobile With SDK Release
The for-profit developer behind Zcash, Electric Coin Co., has released on Jan. 15 a set of resources to facilitate the implementation of shielded transactions on mobile.
Electric Coin Company SDK Paves Way for Shielded Zcash Payments on Mobile
The for-profit entity working on Zcash has published a software development kit for both Android and iOS.According to a blog post Wednesday, the Electric Coin Company has published an improved Android SDK and new iOS package to help developers support shielded payments on mobile devices.
Dash Price Up 70%, BSV Gains 300%: Is a Price Correction Imminent?
Bitcoin Cash has seen an increase of 54% in the past ten days, while Bitcoin SV is up 300% in the same period.
Ethereum 2.0 Will Come in 2020, According to ConsenSys Co-Founder
Ethereum's Serenity will launch by the end of this year, according to ConsenSys Co-founder Andrew Keys.
Monero is up 30% over the past week; what are the major factors behind its upsurge?
Monero, the biggest privacy-focused cryptocurrency by valuation, increased from $44 to $58 in the past seven days by a staggering 30 percent.
Zcash Donates $40K to Canadian Private Messaging Developer
The Zcash Foundation, the firm behind privacy-centric cryptocurrency Zcash, has donated $40,000 to a Canadian private messaging developer.
Zcash Foundation Funds App Mixing Private Messaging and Payments
The Canadian nonprofit Open Privacy is working on Cwtch, a zcash-fueled messaging app with more decentralization than Telegram or Signal.
Researcher Breaks Grin's 'Privacy' Spending Just $60 Per Week
According to an expert at blockchain research firm Dragonfly Research, Mimblewimble's privacy is fundamentally flawed, which he reportedly proved by discovering the exact addresses of senders and recipients for 96% transactions of Mimblewimble's privacy-centric coin Grin.
Zcash Creator Donates Company Trademark to the Zcash Foundation
Electric Coin Company has donated the Zcash trademark to the Zcash Foundation.