Zcash

35.91
-1.06%
USD
Exchange ZEC
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Price History
Market Cap
275,313,140 USD
24h Volume
128,858,250 USD
Circulating Supply
7,667,444 ZEC
Max Supply
7,667,444 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.
Blockchain
Blockchain
Consensus Method
Proof Of Work
Status of Project
Fully Working Product
Coin Age
36 months
Algorithm
Equihash
Block Processing
2
Emission Rate
Proportional To Network Activity
Community size
2,279
Open Source
Yes
CEO
Zooko Wilcox
CTO
Nathan Wilcox
Team Memberes
28 member, 13 developers
Zcash News
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Binance.US users can now trade Algorand and Zcash
US, Binance's crypto trading created exclusively for customers in the U.S., announced that it had listed two new cryptocurrencies-Algorand and Zcash.
Zcash's Halo Breakthrough Is a Big Deal
That's especially in the sub-field of zero-knowledge proofs, which enable the verification of facts that are derived from a secret the verifier cannot access.
Privacy Coin Zcash Community to Develop Wrapped Token for Ethereum
The privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash is seeking access to Ethereum's decentralized finance ecosystem.
Zcash Will Get a Gateway Into Ethereum's DeFi Ecosystem
"Connecting to other chains doesn't seem to be an ethereum developer's priority," Summa co-founder James Prestwich told CoinDesk.
Cryptocurrency Exchange OKEx Delists XMR, DASH, ZEC, ZEN, SBTC
Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced the end of Monero, DASH, Zcash, Horizen and Super Bitcoin trading as of today, Oct. 10.
OKEx Korea Reviewing Decision to Delist Privacy Coins Zcash and Dash
The South Korean arm of cryptocurrency exchange OKEX has halted, for now at least, the delisting of two privacy coins due to regulatory pressure from the Financial Action Task Force.
Cosmos Network Discloses Critical Vulnerability in Tendermint Core
In a forum post published on Oct. 1 blockchain interoperability platform Cosmos has disclosed a "High-severity security vulnerability" that was found in consensus engine Tendermint Core.
Zcash Bug Could Reveal Shielded Full Nodes' IP Addresses
A bug in all Zcash implementations and most of its forks could leak metadata containing the full nodes' with shielded addresses IPs.
South Korea's Upbit Becomes Latest Exchange to Delist Privacy Cryptocurrencies
Another cryptocurrency exchange has delisted a slew of privacy coins following recent regulatory requirements from the international body the Financial Action Task Force.
Binance to Launch Lending for XMR, ZEC and DASH This Week
Binance exchange will feature three new coins within the fifth phase of its crypto lending product available for subscription starting from Sept. 20.Same interest rate for all 3 coinsAfter initially launching its Binance Lending Service on Aug. 28, Binance will now allow users to lend assets and earn interest with three major altcoins, including privacy-focused coin Monero, Zcash and Dash.
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