Zilliqa (ZIL)

smart contracts
decentralized applications
blockchain service

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Zilliqa is a new public blockchain platform for high-throughput applications. It brings the theory of sharding to practice with its novel protocol that increases transaction rates as its network expands. The latest experimental results demonstrate a throughput of more than 2,800 transactions per second, which is over 200 times higher than that of today's popular blockchains. In addition to its scalability, Zilliqa provides a secure and efficient smart contract language called Scilla to enable security-by-design smart contract programming and verification. The Zilliqa blockchain platform is tailored towards enabling high-throughput data-driven decentralized apps, designed to meet the scaling requirements of applications in areas such as digital marketing, payment, shared economy and rights management. Zilliqa is backed by a team of tech entrepreneurs, academics, senior engineers, venture capitalists, and more

The underlying technology has been first incubated in a research lab at the National University of Singapore, and then developed for commercial trials, before being applied to Zilliqa’s public blockchain platform. - Roadmap:. + 31st Jan 2019: Mainnet Launch. + Q1, 2019: Token Swap, Anchor Dapps. + Q2, 2019: Zilliqa core protocol enhancements . + Q3, 2019: Core protocol refactoring, Scilla enhancements . + Q4, 2019: Support for higher-level languages. Latest news Zilliqa and MaiCoin have teamed up with investment platform Fundnel to create a private investment exchange Hg Exchange in Singapore

Hg Exchange will be the first “member-driven exchange” in Southeast Asia and unites leading financial intermediaries and emerging technology innovators in a collaborative industry effort to underpin the issuance and trading of private company shares. The exchange is an alliance of leading capital market intermediaries. Hg Exchange has signed a memorandum of intent with Phillip Securities, PrimePartners,. RHT Capital and Fundnel, which thereafter will become the first four members of the. exchange. Press release .


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Zilliqa will be the world's first high-throughput public blockchain platform - designed to scale to thousands ​of transactions per second. Zilliqa brings the theory of sharding to practice with its novel protocol that increases transaction rates as its network expands. The platform is tailored towards enabling secure data-driven decentralised apps, designed to meet the scaling requirements of machine learning and financial algorithms. ​Zilliqa has been under research and development for two years, and powered several ground-breaking deployments commercially. Mainnet is launched, swap of tokens will occur in Q1 2019.

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Product analysis

Zilliqa was founded back in November 2017. Its source code was released publicly on github on December 2017 under the GNU General Public License v3.0 license.
Organization wise, Zilliqas Development is Centralized and is being developed under the lead of En Hui Ong.

The consensus on which the Zilliqa network is run is called POW/PBFT, while the underlying algorithm is called ETHash.
In the current state of Zilliqa currently is On-going development

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Zilliqa is a novel smart contract platform that scales as its network expands. It is the enabler for Decentralised Applications that wish to meet the world's demand for Security and Scalability.

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Zilliqa is the next-generation, high throughput blockchain platform. It is designed to be scalable in an open, permission-less distributed network securely.


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During his talk at The Capital, @BokKenneth discussed our upward trend in the Fundamental Crypto Asset Score rating, and our firm commitment to continuously #build and enhance Zilliqa. More about the rating will be published soon on our blog 💬 https://t.co/tnHpirJe5H 142 favorite
At @sgfintechfest today, Amrit Kumar @maqstik spoke to @Nasdaq #TradeTalks about Zilliqa's value proposition, StraitsX - the pilot @xferspay #stablecoin powered by $ZIL, propelling the #DeFi marketplace, and the importance of streamlining user experience on #blockchain. 🔽 https://t.co/O3qI69qtVu 136 favorite
A huge thank you to the team at @cnbcafrica Crypto Trader for speaking with @MaxKantelia, getting to know more about #Zilliqa, our path to enterprise adoption and #DeFi, and our latest updates - first at @SFBWofficial and then at the @AIBCsummit ! https://t.co/uxADdkbUfO 139 favorite
Our Head of Growth & Strategy @BokKenneth will be a speaker at The Capital hosted by @CoinMarketCap on the 12th of Nov in #Singapore. You can register at https://t.co/s6odxyypEi to hear Kenneth’s live discussion with @DaveBalter and @robviglione on Tuesday! 💬 #TheCapital $ZIL https://t.co/pXnhkHnKUt 136 favorite
Guess what? We’re not done yet! Next stop: @sgfintechfest. We will be there from 11 - 13 November at Booth 4L42 (Hall 4). For all you lovely $ZIL supporters in #Singapore, make sure to stop by and say hello. We have some new fresh #ZIL merch waiting for you... 👓 https://t.co/jXoEm3v72q 153 favorite
Reporting from the second day of the @AIBCsummit- Our co-founder @MaxKantelia spoke to a full house on #DeFi, financial inclusion, and the evolution of the global #blockchain ecosystem. Thrilled to have met so many fascinating people and $ZIL supporters here in Malta! https://t.co/mjpgixcaOq 137 favorite
Already know StraitsX – the Southeast Asian #stablecoin that is powered by Zilliqa? Learn more and visit @xferspay brand new website https://t.co/z8pkq3MoX6. StraitsX pilot program will start this December and is already supported by companies such as @BinanceSGD & @coinhako! 🔥 https://t.co/Ssv3GIdBKS 112 favorite
(1/4) Our partner @xferspay has taken a leap forward, and is paving the way towards financial inclusion in Southeast Asia. Zilliqa is proud to have enabled this momentous journey — by powering the Xfers #Stablecoin - StraitsX! ⬇️ https://t.co/FQLoxNhSpS https://t.co/3DUZc2LtL9 168 favorite
A photo recap of @SFBWofficial. With the blockchain ecosystem growing year-on-year to include incredible talent and amazing ideas, such engaging and enriching events are crucial to foster #collaborations and push the industry forward. #outliers @DaoChemist @MaxKantelia https://t.co/nORVTb7wJn 120 favorite
Technical Update 5 November 2019: We're busy working on our next platform version and rolling out various tools to enrich the developer experience for #Scilla when #BuildingOnZIL You'll find the details in our latest blog. ⬇️ https://t.co/gdGtgDvJyU https://t.co/cGh2ouvpJ3 116 favorite

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

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Dr. Amrit Kumar - President and chief scientific officer
Amrit is the President and Chief Scientific Officer of Zilliqa Research. He holds a PhD from Université Grenoble-Alpes, France and was hosted at Inria's Grenoble center. Prior to his PhD, he obtained an Engineer's diploma from Ecole Polytechnique, France, where he studied Computer Science and Mathematics. His research interests broadly span security, privacy and applied cryptography.

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Members (40)

En Hui Ong

Head of business development


Edison Lim

Application lead


Ian Tan

Full stack developer


Vaivaswatha Nagaraj

​compiler developer


Clark Yang

Core developer


Sheng Guang Xiao

Core developer


Jun Hao Tan

​core developer


Kaustubh Shamshery

​core developer


Antonio Nicolas Nunez

Core developer


Haichuan Liu

Core developer


Sandip Bhoir

Core developer

Dr. Ilya Sergey

Lead language designer

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# Exchange Pair Price 24h Volume Trusted
# 1 Binance ZIL/BTC $ 0.006601 $ 1,043,634 check
# 2 Binance ZIL/USDT $ 0.006613 $ 705,269 check
# 3 Binance ZIL/ETH $ 0.006603 $ 174,338 check
# 4 Binance ZIL/BNB $ 0.006583 $ 59,379 check
# 5 Bittrex ZIL/BTC $ 0.006515 $ 9,888 check
# 6 Bitfinex ZIL/USD $ 0.009999 $ 31 check
# 7 Bitfinex ZIL/ETH $ 0.008179 $ 23 check
# 8 Bitfinex ZIL/BTC $ 0.008658 $ 11 check
# 9 Huobi ZIL/USDT $ 0.006593 $ 500,727 clear
# 10 BitMax ZIL/USDT $ 0.006602 $ 385,732 clear


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