Zcash (ZEC)

Bitcoin copy with privacy feature

#37

Marketcap Ranking

56.75353 (-2.44%) arrow_drop_down

Market Price (24h change)

587,868,983

Total Market Cap

3.6

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info_outline What is Zcash

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Zcash Short Description

ZCash is a privacy driven cryptocurrency.

It uses the Equihash as an algorithm, which is an asymmetric memory-hard Proof of Work algorithm based on the generalized birthday problem. It relies on high RAM requirements to bottleneck the generation of proofs and making ASIC development unfeasible. ZCash uses zero-knowledge Succinct Non-interactive Arguments of Knowledge (zk-SNARKs) to ensure that all information (sender, receiver, amount) is encrypted, without the possibility of double-spending.

The only information that is revealed regarding transactions is the time in which they take place..

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Zcash Explanation Video

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Organization: [ "Data Protected", "Whois Privacy Protection Service, Inc." ]
Name: [ "REDACTED FOR PRIVACY", "Whois Agent (003253571)" ]
Country: US
City: [ "REDACTED FOR PRIVACY", "Kirkland" ]
Zipcode: [ "REDACTED FOR PRIVACY", "98083" ]
Address: [ "REDACTED FOR PRIVACY", "PO Box 639", "C/O z.cash" ]
Mail: abuse@enom.com
Creation date: 2015-12-22
Expiration date: 2021-12-22
Nameserver: rodney.ns.cloudflare.com

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Zcash Whitepaper

Zcash is a decentralized and open-source cryptocurrency that provides strong privacy protections. Shielded transactions hide the sender, recipient, and value on the blockchain. If Bitcoin is like http for money, Zcash is https—a secure transport layer. For the first 4 years, Zcash's founders get 20% of the block rewards, effectively making 10% of total supply (2.1 million ZEC).


The whitepaper of Zcash is 56 Pages long.

The most influencial keywords are: Transacting, Coin, Computation, Computes, Corresponding transaction, Pages, Pour, Proofs, Blocks, and Output.

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Zcash Competitors

  • 1.) Komodo

    The Komodo Platform focuses on providing complete end-to-end blockchain solutions for developers of any level and any industry. It is simple yet powerful, offering customized blockchain solutions that are easy to deploy, and configurable to meet your needs.

  • 2.) ZClassic

    Zclassic is a fork of Zcash, developer decided to take another path by removing the 20% fee. Miners are simply earning their fair reward, community believe they deserve it, and the coin development can be supported by the themselves.

  • 3.) Horizen

    Horizen is an inclusive ecosystem where everyone is empowered and rewarded for their contributions. Horizen’s massively scalable platform enables businesses and developers to quickly and affordably create their own public or private blockchains on the largest node network in the industry. Horizen’s Sidechain SDK provides all necessary components for easy and fast deployment of a fully customizable blockchain.

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Zcash Product Analysis

Zcash was founded back in October 2016. Its source code was released publicly on github on November 2014 under the Other license.
Organization wise, Zcashs Development is Semi-centralized and is being developed under the lead of Nathan Wilcox.

The consensus on which the Zcash network is run is called Proof of Work, while the underlying algorithm is called Equihash.
In the current state of Zcash currently is Working product

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Zcash Communities & Events

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Official Twitter account for Zcash

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person 71,721 Followers
10.29.2020
14:55
How to buy something with #Zcash https://t.co/QewBQ0sCOH 45 favorite
10.29.2020
13:39
❤️ https://t.co/X4ffNcSdOI 7 favorite
10.28.2020
21:14
Are you considering creating a Zcash Gitcoin grant? Join the #Zcash Gardening Club, Tuesday, Nov. 3, to talk with open-source devs building on top of Zcash. Register here: https://t.co/V1wPPvQfT7 24 favorite
10.28.2020
18:54
Thank you, @jillruthcarlson, @alegw and @realjdowner. We're inspired by your work and looking forward to what's next @makeopenmoney! https://t.co/enkwVNvlw8 21 favorite
10.28.2020
18:34
Don't forget to get your Zcash birthday ice cream. 🙂 Thanks, @FlexaHQ! https://t.co/DG6WTUgVaR 18 favorite
10.28.2020
14:37
Thank you, @NOWPayments_io! https://t.co/QR0CjFzUzh 10 favorite
10.28.2020
14:36
🙌 https://t.co/mLsENO1pg0 13 favorite
10.28.2020
14:33
Happy birthday, #Zcash! ❤️🎂 https://t.co/q9KlAezjJg 164 favorite
10.27.2020
20:26
Update: ECC owners approve donation of company to nonprofit Bootstrap Project https://t.co/z0HcIXUmNF $ZEC #Zcash 35 favorite
10.27.2020
14:35
Zcash @Gitcoin Grants is soft-launched, and a $25k matching pool will be available. The platform, which has been exclusively Ethereum-based until now, creates even more opportunity for developers to contribute and scale the #Zcash ecosystem. https://t.co/Wdrh1JKrWw 77 favorite

There are no events for Zcash in the next 3 Months

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Zcash Google Trends


The Google Trends chart displays the search interest on google in Zcash relative to its peak over the last year. A rising chart shows growing interest int he project.

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Zcash Github Analysis

Code Updates (Commits)


Every change to the codebase of Zcash is registered as a commit. More active projects have many commits, dead projects nearly none.

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Extending a project results in many new lines of code. Changing existing code results in nearly the same amount of additions and deletions. Projects that are growing show a large number of code additions with relatively few deletions.

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sync_problem 914 Open Issues
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attach_money Zcash Price Analysis

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Zcash Price Prediction

$ 56.85603 (-0.02%) arrow_drop_down

Predicted USD Market Price in 24h by Coinpaper

$ 48.90025 (-14.01%) arrow_drop_down

Predicted USD Market Price in 14d by Coinpaper

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Converter ZEC - USD

Convert between ZEC and USD with the live Zcash prices, aggregated from all big exchanges that trade Zcash.


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Market insights

Volume from exchanges is considered untrusted if the exchange has little reputation and no License but reports suspiciously high trading volume in particular coins.

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Zcash Team

Zcash Team Leader

Zooko Wilcox - Founder and ceo
Zooko has more than 20 years of experience in open, decentralized systems, cryptography and information security, and startups. He is recognized for his work on DigiCash, Mojo Nation, ZRTP, “Zooko's Triangle”, Tahoe-LAFS, BLAKE2, and SPHINCS. He is also the Founder of Least Authority.


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Zcash Markets

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# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Trusted
# 1 Binance ZEC/USDT $ 56.48917 $ 13,049,265 check
# 2 Binance ZEC/BTC $ 56.51146 $ 2,285,949 check
# 3 Coinbase Pro ZEC/USDC $ 56.53578 $ 596,396 check
# 4 Bitfinex ZEC/USD $ 56.48400 $ 524,555 check
# 5 Gemini ZEC/USD $ 56.47000 $ 457,731 check
# 6 Bitfinex ZEC/BTC $ 56.32426 $ 206,259 check
# 7 Kraken ZEC/USD $ 56.42000 $ 192,475 check
# 8 Coinbase Pro ZEC/BTC $ 56.35134 $ 160,766 check
# 9 Binance ZEC/ETH $ 56.58288 $ 137,604 check
# 10 Binance ZEC/BUSD $ 56.46210 $ 117,783 check

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