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Market Cap
676,317,516 USD
24h Volume
92,214,220 USD
Circulating Supply
4,593,356 ZEC
Max Supply
4,593,356 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
22 months
Block Processing
Emission Rate
Proportional To Network Activity
Community size
Open Source
Zooko Wilcox
Nathan Wilcox
Team Memberes
28 member, 13 developers
Zcash News
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The Code for an Anonymous Lightning Network is Now Live
That's according to Dr. Ayo Akinyele, a computer scientist who has focused his efforts on building a zcash implementation of anonymous off-chain payment architecture called BOLT. And today that work was published on Github.
Crypto Security Startup BitGo to Custody Zcash
Crypto security and storage startup BitGo is adding zcash to its platform, the firm announced Wednesday.
Bitcoin's Price Is Nearing $10K On a Single, Troubled Exchange
Cryptocurrency exchange WEX continues to see prices well out of step with the broader market amid a near-total freeze on customer withdrawals.
Coinbase's New Listing Candidates: What Are Cardano, Basic Attention Token, Stellar Lumens, Zcash, and 0x?
The potential candidates for new listings are Cardano, Basic Attention Token, Stellar Lumens, Zcash, and 0x, all of which perform different functions, ranging from the establishment of decentralized exchanges, to facilitating completely private transactions, to completely restructuring the digital advertising industry.
Coinbase Exploring the Addition of Cardano, Basic Attention Token, Stellar Lumens, Zcash, and 0x
In an announcement July 13, 2018, Coinbase unveiled the possibility of listing new coins on its exchange, including Cardano, Basic Attention Token, Stellar Lumens, Zcash, and 0x. Noticeably absent from the list is XRP.Today we are announcing that we're exploring the addition of the following assets to Coinbase: Cardano, Basic Attention Token, Stellar Lumens, Zcash and 0x. https://t.
What Does Crypto Care if Zooko Is a Millionaire?
2,033 ZEC. That's how much Zooko Wilcox, CEO of the Zcash Company, earns per month from the $650 million zcash cryptocurrency network he helped create.
Zcash Governance Panel Shoots Down Research on ASIC Resistance
Members of the zcash community have voted not to prioritize ASIC resistance, according to the results of a governance panel led by the Zcash Foundation.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Launches Crypto Charity with Donations from Ripple and Zcash Founders
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong seeks to change this by launching a non-profit crypto charity, GiveCrypto.
Zeroing In: Zcash Sets 2-Year Course for Better Crypto Privacy
Speaking at Zcon0, zcash's first ever conference in Montreal, Tuesday, project founder and the CEO of the Zcash Company Zooko Wilcox discussed the company's informal roadmap for the next two-year period.
Overwinter Is Here: Zcash Claims 'Successful' First Hard Fork
Privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash executed its first and long-awaited hard fork on Tuesday morning.