Horizen (ZEN)

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Horizen Short Description

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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Horizen Live Stream 9 Jan 2019 - Community Activity and Team Updates | Horizen

Update from Horizen team hosted by Rob Viglione (@finpunk), Rolf Versluis (@blockops), Rosario Pabst (@zench1ck) Big Picture - Accomplishments ...

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Creation date: 2018-07-09
Expiration date: 2021-07-09

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Horizen Whitepaper

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.

The whitepaper of Horizen is 23 Pages long.

The most influencial keywords are: Communities, Develop, Securely, Zencash, Decentralization, Competitive, Nodes, Governance, Government, and Transactions.

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Horizen Competitors

  • 1.) Hush

    Hush is a token, secure messaging platform, and fork of the Zcash 1.0.9 codebase. As its own unique blockchain network, HUSH acts as not only a store of value but a medium of exchange for using the secure messaging platform. This “messaging” function is also the mechanism for sending and receiving transactions.

  • 2.) Zcash

    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).

  • 3.) 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.


Horizen Product Analysis

Horizen was founded back in May 2017. Its source code was released publicly on github on March 2021 under the UNSPECIFIED license.
Organization wise, Horizens Development is Semi-centralized and is being developed under the lead of Rolf Versluis.

The consensus on which the Horizen network is run is called Proof of Work, while the underlying algorithm is called Equihash.
In the current state of Horizen currently is On-going development

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Horizen Communities & Events

Horizen is the most secure interoperable blockchain ecosystem that enables businesses and developers to build fully customized blockchains and dapps.

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person 6,871 Subscribers
directions_run 39 Active Users
create 13 Daily Posts
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For price discussion/trading visit @zentraders

Horizen Website- https://horizen.io
Horizen Blog- https://blog.horizen.io

view_list Horizen (formerly ZenCash) Channel
person 2,034 Members
directions_run 220 Online
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Official Twitter account for Horizen

view_list @horizenglobal Channel
person 93,028 Followers
#ZenNodes are a great way to participate in the #Horizen ecosystem. Learn more about them on our page. https://t.co/KOy5ZamYpR 78 favorite
#Horizen and @DIAdata_org will introduce a native $ZEN token price feed to Horizen’s ecosystem through a dedicated, custom-built sidechain. This integration may be used for applications including stablecoins. Read our announcement for details. https://t.co/rx7DsrtTjd https://t.co/EqsXGuxpoh 149 favorite
🥳Congrats to our favorite team lead, Dr. Viglione! @robviglione https://t.co/dFItRfJFek 71 favorite
stZEN is coming soon⌛️ Do you still have questions about $stZEN? Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions we received from the community, check it out👉https://t.co/sxOpqWUnCR 133 favorite
The initial goal of our partnership with @DIAdata_org is to introduce the functionality of DIA's oracles to #Zendoo by providing a bridge between off-chain data from various sources and on-chain smart contracts. Learn more about our partnership at https://t.co/rx7DsrtTjd https://t.co/bcwI07I1Jt 79 favorite
Join #Horizen Engineering Director, Alberto Garoffolo and Roman Oliynykov of @InputOutputHK Mar. 26th at @blockchain_ua for their presentation on #Latus approach to handling data availability attacks on recursive zk-SNARK based sidechains. Get tickets at https://t.co/42Lh1E3CB0 https://t.co/ItXywuycO3 43 favorite
You don't have to understand DAGs to receive payments in $ZEN either. Check out @NOWPayments_io if you're interested in accepting ZEN in your online or brick-and-mortar shop. https://t.co/udxehDnlGB 45 favorite
What recent #Horizen partnership are you most excited about? 127 favorite
Decentralization is key. Last week, one of the data centers hosting our node tracking systems caught fire. Our node network was unaffected and the redundant layout of the tracking system infrastructure prevented data loss and kept the system running. https://t.co/jkeYGiZrm0 70 favorite
We've announced two #Zendoo sidechain partnerships this month! We are excited to see the rapidly growing interest in our sidechain scaling solution. https://t.co/DCYW14DLZl 92 favorite

There are no events for Horizen in the next 3 Months


Horizen Google Trends

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Horizen Github Analysis

Code Updates (Commits)

Every change to the codebase of Horizen 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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Repository Numbers

star 0 Stars
remove_red_eye 0 Watchers
usb 0 Forks
sync_problem 0 Open Issues
border_color 7.43 % Comment Coverage
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Horizen Price Prediction

$ 59.51095 (1.83%) arrow_drop_up

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Horizen Team

Horizen Team Members (51)


Alberto Garoffolo

Senior software architect


Pier Stabilini

Software manager


Pierre Schiro

Senior software developer


Franck De Girolami

Senior software developer


Wayne Dawson

Senior software developer


Nicola Onassis

Senior software developer


Idan Gelbourt

Senior software developer


William Wolf

Senior software developer


Allan Dumaine

Senior software developer


Kendrick Tan

Software developer


Lukas Bures

Software developer

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Horizen Markets

# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Trusted
# 1 Binance ZEN/USDT $ 58.18292 $ 8,702,738 check
# 2 Binance ZEN/BTC $ 58.09231 $ 1,704,076 check
# 3 Binance ZEN/ETH $ 58.42192 $ 381,683 check
# 4 Bittrex ZEN/BTC $ 58.53397 $ 133,907 check
# 5 Binance ZEN/BNB $ 58.39242 $ 119,297 check
# 6 Bittrex ZEN/USD $ 59.03249 $ 18,891 check
# 7 Huobi ZEN/USDT $ 58.19441 $ 4,054,058 clear
# 8 OKEx ZEN/USDT $ 58.16293 $ 2,133,862 clear
# 9 HitBTC ZEN/USDT $ 58.14481 $ 1,952,677 clear
# 10 HitBTC ZEN/BTC $ 57.90900 $ 371,205 clear


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