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Market Cap
369,492,716 USD
24h Volume
116,014,326 USD
Circulating Supply
7,257,619 ZEC
Max Supply
7,257,619 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
34 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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Hodler's Digest, Aug. 12-18: BTC Premiums, Coinbase Blow, Binance Revival
Interestingly, crypto consumers in some parts of the world have ended up paying a premium for their Bitcoins in recent days.
Coinbase UK Dropping Support for Cryptocurrency Zcash
The U.K. arm of Coinbase appears to be dropping support for the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash.
Zcash 'Brexits' as Coinbase Delists Privacy-Focused Altcoin in the UK
United Kingdom-based customers of Coinbase are reportedly being informed that the exchange will be dropping support for the privacy-focussed Zcash as of Aug. 26, 2019.
Coinbase to delist Zcash for U.K. customers for unknown reasons
Coinbase has told customers in the U.K. it will remove support for Zcash on the 26th of August, 2019, just days after British tax authority HM Revenue & Customs reportedly requested customer and transaction data from the cryptocurrency exchange.
Zcash's development funding will get slashed without community action
Zcash co-founder Zooko Wilcox, the computer security expert wrote that he hopes the privacy coin's community members decided to renew the Developer Fund structure, said the co-founder in a blog post.
Zooko Wilcox Pushes for New Developer Fund to Support Zcash
Zooko Wilcox, CEO of Electric Coin Company - the firm behind the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash - has made an appeal for the creation of a new "Dev Fund" to support the future operations of the privacy-focused cryptocurrency.
Zcash becomes the next crypto to have a "friendly" fork
The privacy-focused Zcash has become the next digital currency to have a "Friendly" network split, with Bitcoin Gold being the first.
Privacy-Focused Coin Zcash Forks Into New Blockchain Network Ycash
Privacy-focused digital currency Zcash has forked into a new blockchain network dubbed Ycash, whose total supply amounts to 21 million coins.
Privacy Coin Zcash Will Soon Undergo Its First 'Friendly' Fork
First announced in April, the effort is spearheaded by long-time Zcash supporter Howard Loo.
Monero and Zcash Conferences Showcase Their Differences
Over 200 people gathered in Croatia for Zcon1, organized by the nonprofit Zcash Foundation, while roughly 75 attendees gathered in Denver for the first Monero Konferenco.