Yesterday saw another successful PGP* (Pretty Good Policy) event. Paul Brigner continues to build relationships in DC that ensure we […]
Today we began polling the #Zcash Community Advisory Panel to obtain their input regarding who should be appointed to the […]
The winners of @ElectricCoinCo’s Zcash 6th birthday giveaway have been selected 🏆 @zksquirrel, @tim_ukrainian, @lakyz, @Eleazar_Herrera, @michae2xl + @JWVerret have […]
The Zcash Foundation Q3 2022 Report is out! Link in thread👇
After a busy week in Portugal we’re still on the conference circuit 🛫 ECC will be at @token2049 to discuss […]
El viernes 4 y el sábado 5 de noviembre Zcash estuvo presente en la Caracas Blockchain Week. El Embajador de […]
Zcash Foundation’s Zebra the independent, Rust-lang based implementation of Zcash node, has shipped RC1 and is ready for audit.
Recently the Anoma team posted benchmarks of zero-knowledge proofs. Zcash Halo is one of the zero-knowledge proofs being benchmarked, and […]
In the future, thanks to a revolutionary set of technologies — built on the principles of fair access and decentralization […]
Zcash Community Grants will be present at 3 conferences this November: @LABlockchainSmt Nov 1-3, @token2049 London Nov 9-10, ZK Workshop Tel Aviv Nov 15-17. We look forward to engage with current & prospective grant applicants, answer questions and promote our grants program!
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ICYMI: ECC’s @paulbrigner was on a panel discussion titled: Is the OFAC’s Sanctioning of Tornado Cash a Threat to the Future of Financial Privacy? Watch the recording:
The Zcash Foundation is pleased to announce that we have recently tagged our first release candidate of Zebra (zebra 1.0.0-rc.0), […]
@zcashbrazil X @BanklessBR A sinergia entre #Zcash & #Ethereum é real, em breve faremos um podcast juntos.
The best way to gain privacy in crypto is to hold funds in a shielded asset. The longer you hold […]
Panel discussion at the zk House – #Devcon2022. We discuss privacy in crypto & the seeds of collab on common narratives and support in the protection of human dignity through privacy
Ahora la comunidad de #Zcash en Español cuenta con Canal de YouTube ¡Apóyanos y síguenos!
There’s now a website for my zcash ecosystem security support project: https://zecsec.com (not much on it yet, but updates are coming!)
Latest update to Ywallet Android includes background sync.
Lets welcome @ZcashFoundation’s new dedicated Zcash Community Support Coordinator: Autotunafish. Please reach out for direct technical support on the Zcash Community Forums or the Discord server.
Spent day 1 of 2 @CityCollegeNY in Harlem with emerging leaders talking crypto w/@paullinator of @EdgeWallet, Kristen @Gemini, @FlexaHQ, @coinbase, @bethinbrooklyn, @ctomeo and @iansagstette… investing in people that will transform their communities and us, and shape our future
Electric Coin Co. is committed to openness and transparency — as we help evolve and support the Zcash digital currency […]
ECC has been monitoring the increase in the Zcash blockchain size due to recent higher transaction volumes.
The latest edition Zcash Foundation newsletter is out.
It was a privilege to join my fellow panelists for a dynamic and engaging panel at Mainnet 2022.
“The #Zcash community has a really important role to play. We’re already here; we have this technology layer; we already […]
doing what we love and loving what we do, taking the privacy message in to the universities . #zcash #privacyisnormal […]
Congratulations, great job @hhanh072 ! #Ywallet is the leading #zcash and #ycash wallet! This is great news!
In the last ~week, Zcash Community Grants has approved: Tor Arti Round 2 f/ $666,656.40, Zingo labs wallet f/ $128,520.00, Ywallet f/ $300,000.00, These are all good things imo. We have to spend money to make money in order for the virtuous cycle of the Zcash dev fund to work.
Today it was announced that Huobi Global delisted ZEC, along with other currencies. ECC is disappointed with this decision, but […]
“FROST Research Updates” with Chelsea Kolmo of the Zcash Foundation. Talk from Zcon3.
This week’s guest on The Defiant Podcast authored the first-ever blog post about Bitcoin 🎙️ @zooko was an early Bitcoin contributor long before starting @zcash 🛡️ For Zooko, $ZEC is not about privacy, it’s about freedom. Here’s the fascinating story of @zcash ‘s beginnings 🧵👇
I was honored to attend the 39th International Symposium on Economic Crime at the University of Cambridge (UK), where Electric […]
Crypto privacy is being tested. Now, Crypto Wars 2.0 is upon us ⚔️ OG cypherpunk & privacy developer Zooko explains […]
Back in 2020, we started work on a new implementation of the Tor protocols in the Rust programming language. Now […]
The Zcash Foundation is committed to transparency and openness with the Zcash community and our other stakeholders. Today, we are […]
We’re happy to announce that we have partnered with GetBlock. Developers can now use GetBlock as a Zcash node provider. […]
if you missed the newsletter, peep it here. lmk what you think on the format, style, etc, and what content […]
In this week’s episode, Anna explores Halo 2 with Daira Hopwood and Str4d, cryptographic engineers at Electric Coin Company. They explored what new ideas Halo […]
“State of Legislation, Regulation, & Policy” [email protected] of @coincenter + ZF Board speaks @ #Zcon3
I spoke at #Zcon3 about marketing #Zcash, and I said that “Zcash is cash for web3.” It is bleeding-edge tech, good for sending to a friend or buying something on the internet, borderless, built for interop, and more. Someone even made a clip! 🎬
The one and only Zooko, the Founder and CEO of Electric Coin Company, which maintains ZCash, will join us on […]
O BlockchaIn Rio Festival começou com tudo e o time da Zcash Brasil também está presente no evento distribuindo conhecimento […]
Zecwallet Lite now supports #Zcash Orchard Unified Address across all platforms
Zcash community telegram admin group sees retroactive grant approved. Their work ensured less bots and scammers getting in the community […]
The Filecoin Foundation is looking for projects leveraging Filecoin and Zcash ecosystems.
Our current focus at ECC is to ensure that these issues are dealt with as soon as possible, and that […]
The Zcash Foundation is happy to welcome Arya Solhi, our newest Core Rust Engineer! We’re excited to add Arya’s expertise and enthusiasm to the Zebra development team. Welcome Arya!
This thing seems to be getting a few shares today. (Thank you!❤️) I wrote it because it’s true. Privacy is […]
We are pleased to announce that @Gary_Weinstein_ has joined ECC as Head of Global Regulatory Relations. He will manage our global efforts working with regulatory agencies around the world on ZEC awareness and education.
Catch up with all the presentations and panels from #Zcon3, our annual conference, which took place in Las Vegas from August 7-9th:
@FilFoundation and @ElectricCoinCo are accepting grant proposals – Help us increase the utility of @Filecoin x @zcash projects! 😊👇
📢TwitterSpace | MAÑANA tenemos space 🌏💥en 100 Dias De Research. Hablaremos con @yoditarX embajador de @zcashesp una criptomoneda que garantiza la PRIVACIDAD en las transacciones👀 ¡Fija tu recordatorio! 🗓 5:00 PM 🇲🇽6:00 PM 🇻🇪 7:00 PM 🇦🇷
Interested in blockchain technology, privacy, and financial freedom? In and around Minnesota? Join us at the 🛡️Twin Cities #Zcash Meetup Group🛡️
Did you know that @zooko and @feministPLT are among the authors of SPHINCS hash-based post-quantum signature scheme? Its successor SPHINCS+ is set to become a national standard!
I’m honored to have been elected by my peers this morning to serve on the community’s Zcash Grants Committee. I look forward to seeing projects focused on privacy, sustainability, and digital rights in the years to come. 🦓🦓🦓
The @CypherpunkDAO is taking shape 🎉 If you hold a CZ NFT, you can join the community-run Discord server here 👇
Congratulations to the @ElectricCoinCo engineers (especially @ebfull) on the successful activation of NU5 (and Halo2)! A big shout-out also to to the @ZcashFoundation engineers! Zebra took its first network upgrade in its stride.
This Thursday, May 26, join us and our friends @amnesty @NighthawkWallet @OpenPriv @ACLU as we discuss privacy implications for web3.
ZCG recently approved funding for Free2Z. Free2Z aims to drive Zcash mass-adoption by making private peer-to-peer giving easy, fast and fun with beautiful content and simple features.
Zero-knowledge proving system ‘Halo’ now licensed under MIT or Apache 2.0, making it available for anyone to use
Electric Coin Co. (ECC) is committed to openness and transparency — as we help evolve and support the Zcash digital […]
President Biden’s Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets (EO) from March 9, 2022, has been widely acknowledged as a […]
ECC’s Paul Brigner joined the Technology Policy Institute’s recent panel to debate the effects of the US President’s executive order […]
Zcash is a decentralized, peer-to-peer (P2P) digital currency and payment network equipped with privacy- and security-enhanced features. It is the […]
In a world where our personal information, hobbies, and activities are increasingly being recorded and documented, it’s no wonder that […]
Aztec co-founder Thomas Walton-Pocock hosts Zooko Wilcox, CEO of Electric Coin Company, to discuss Zcash, privacy, technical barriers, and innovation. […]
A project is in the works to make the Tor Client more adaptable and easier for third parties to use, […]
The Electric Coin Company (ECC) will soon activate the testnet of its Network Upgrade 5 (NU5) for privacy coin zcash (ZEC). This […]
Lamassu has taken advantage of Zcash’s privacy-preserving features, adding the ability for Lamassu ATM customers to receive ZEC to wallets […]
Several other high-profile investors contributed to the raise, including Coinbase Ventures and Galaxy Digital.
Signal announced last week that it plans to introduce cryptocurrency payments. Now, it has published further details on those plans.
Halo Arc includes updates to Zcashd, an ECC Wallet prototype and the ECC wallet SDKs.
The Episode of Everything: Balaji on Bitcoin and Ethereum, Media Self-Defense, Drone Warfare, Crypto Oracles, India as Dark Horse, The […]
ZCash inventor and digital cash pioneer Zooko Wilcox talks about how to reframe thinking about financial privacy, entitled a Better […]
Vitalik Buterin, Creator of Ethereum, on Understanding Ethereum, ETH vs. BTC, ETH2, Scaling Plans and Timelines, NFTs, Future Considerations, Life […]
Unable to shake the rumors, last year Wilcox did something that might seem out of character for a self-described cypherpunk: […]
Carlos Acevedo, a teacher at a public high school in the South Bronx, recently invited a group of his former […]
Electric Coin Company (ECC), the firm led by zcash creator Zooko Wilcox, officially shared the zcash trademark with the Zcash Foundation (ZF) […]
Electric Coin Company (ECC), which launched and supports the development of privacy-coin Zcash recently published a paper called: Halo: Recursive […]
Privacy coins provide a discreet alternative to Bitcoin and other popular cryptocurrencies. By hiding the details of your transactions, they ensure that […]
It was a summer day, so hot the air outside felt like soup, when Joseph joined 10 other teenagers inside […]
Electric Coin Co. (ECC) talks a lot about empowering everyone with economic freedom and opportunity — it is our mission, […]
Zooko Wilcox and Anthony Pompliano discuss privacy, freedom, decentralization, the original battle between governments and technologists for encryption, and how […]
“I’m really excited to see Zcash moving into Latin America. I think it could have a lot of positive impact.”
Bolt, a private, off-chain scaling solution on top of the privacy-focused Zcash cryptocurrency, attracted significant investment from several key players […]
Zcash: How the Science-Based Digital Currency Maintains Privacy While Providing the Full Benefits and Functionality of Other Cryptocurrencies
“The emphasis on privacy combined with the application of zero-knowledge proof technology really differentiates Zcash in the world of cryptocurrency,” […]
Zcash’s shielded transactions let you exchange value without revealing your private financial information. Learn about the cryptographic principle that makes […]
Zcash was created because the team behind it believes that financial privacy is a fundamental human right. Learn why financial […]
Learn about the origins of Zcash and how its privacy features differ from other cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
PeterMcCormack discusses Zooko’s history with Digicash, how he discovered Bitcoin, why he created Zcash, the founders’ reward and user adoption. […]
This episode of Crypto Bites features Abra founder and CEO Bill Barhydt in conversation with the creator and CEO of […]
In order to understand the advancements used to reduce proving time and memory costs, we can break down the overall […]
Zooko explains cryptography and why Zcash is better than Bitcoin.
Coinbase supports Zcash (ZEC) at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase customers can now buy, sell, send, receive, […]
ZEC trading on Coinbase Pro is now fully live. The ZEC/USDC is in full trading mode. Limit, market and stop orders are […]
Today Coinbase announced support for Zcash trading on Coinbase Pro. This provides over 20 million Coinbase customers with access to Zcash […]
Our hope is to create a standard of UX patterns for other Zcash wallets to use in their implementations for […]
Zooko Wilcox, Founder and CEO of the Electric Coin Company presents about recent advances in privacy.
The next Zcash major network upgrade, Sapling, is scheduled to go live on October 28th. We are not going to explain the […]
In preparation for the upgrade, our team has successfully updated our testnet Zcash network to Sapling. We test often and […]
Zooko Wilcox is an American born in Arizona, cyberpunk and computer security expert. In 2016, he founded Zcash (ZEC), the […]
Jack Gavigan presents an introduction to Zcash at World Blockchain Forum. Sep 24, 2018
Zcash is now supported in both our multi-signature wallets and our cold storage custody solutions. BitGo and Zcash engineers worked together […]
Coinbase provides an important, regulated on-ramp to utilizing Zcash’s technology for over 20 million consumers. We applaud the Coinbase decision […]
Computer scientists Mark Miller, Dean Tribble, Brian Warner and Bill Tulloh have launched a new startup, Agoric, to develop a […]
Agoric has completed a seed funding round from the Zcash Company, Naval Ravikant, and Polychain Capital. We thank our investors […]
Gemini is the First Qualified Custodian and Exchange to Receive DFS Approval to Offer Trading of Emerging Digital Currency Zcash […]
We’re proud to announce that StarkWare has completed a $6M seed funding round. Our investors include Pantera, Naval Ravikant, MetaStable, Floodgate, […]
Circle is adding the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash to its list of offerings for its investment app, the startup announced Monday. Users […]
A little over a month ago, we opened up access and expanded availability of our newest product Circle Invest. We […]
Zooko Wilcox, the founder and CEO of the Zcash company, explains why he wanted to create the privacy coin Zcash, […]
We are excited to announce support for Zcash trading and custody. Starting on Saturday, May 19th at 9:30am EDT customers […]
Two years ago, Bryce “Zooko” Wilcox was running a struggling startup and sleeping in his car. Today he’s collaborating with […]
Cryptographers have researched zero-knowledge proofs for two decades, but the technique is only just now poised to redefine the concept […]
Based in South Korea, Bithumb listed Zcash, a privacy-centric digital money based on a blockchain, a public accounting ledger that […]
If someone were to get their hands on a complete copy of all the shards, it would enable them to […]
“Privacy is an essential part of cryptocurrency security, and despite some initial mistaken beliefs to the contrary, Bitcoin alone doesn’t provide that. Zcash is the first cryptocurrency that provides the level of privacy users deserve and expect.”
Zooko muestra especial interés por ayudar a las personas, y dada la naturaleza sin fronteras de las criptomonedas y la […]
Zcash engineer Sean Bowe and cryptographers Matthew Green and Ian Miers (all of whom also work for the for-profit Zcash […]
Le contamos qué es Zcash, en qué se diferencia del bitcoin y cómo puede comprar esta criptomoneda. Zcash es un […]
Last November, journalist Morgen Peck showed up at her friend Molly Webster’s apartment in Brooklyn, told her to take her […]
“Privacy is crucial to modern business. If Apple and Samsung can view each other’s financial transactions, the system is not secure. Zcash provides that secure, neutral ground for commerce.”
“By adding the Zero-knowledge Security Layer into Quorum, we are able to explore how state of the art cryptographic privacy […]
“The Zcash team is doing much needed work. Protocols like this are the ideal building block for p2p electronic cash.”
There are strictly technical considerations that make strong privacy a necessary feature in a digital currency. Ideally, for the system […]
“Zcash is an important project being worked on by a very talented team.”
Many of us at ConsenSys believe the Ethereum community should be excited about the launch of Zcash and the incredible […]
“Bitcoin was built using decades-old cryptography; I’m excited to see what is possible when a great team applies the latest advances to create a better digital cash.”
Anonymity achieves [fungibility] by preventing merchants or service providers from seeing any blemishes that might prevent them from honoring a […]
“As much as people now love the idea and the benefits of blockchain technology, time and time again they bring up two issues that blockchains currently do not address: scalability and privacy. I believe that the technology that Zcash is working on is currently the best in class in its ability to address the privacy challenge.”
As banks explore the potential of blockchains, they’ve been quick to surmise that the technology, as it was originally designed, […]
“There is a strong need for research into better fungibility in digital currency systems, and Zcash is an ambitious project that goes far beyond the incremental improvements worked on elsewhere.”
Each Bitcoin user has an address, made up of letters and numbers, and the authorities are often able to link […]
“Bitcoin is HTTP for money; Zcash is HTTPS.”
Zcash is — like Ethereum was — a fundamental technological advance, not just a new project using the same technology. […]
“The Zcash team has been been working away quietly and diligently on something very, very important: fully private and fungible digital cash.”
Zcash’s code is also open-source, but its inventors have formed a company and accepted money from investors. In addition, 10% […]
“Technically, it’s a challenge to have fungibility in a shared blockchain, yet money requires fungibility. It’s exciting to see the Zcash team working toward adding real fungibility to blockchains—and with the strength and talent of this team, this is only the tip of the iceberg.”
Bitcoin is so special and does something that nothing else does, and therefore, we can take our time or not […]
“Privacy is a very important challenge with current blockchain technology, but existing solutions like private blockchains do not really solve the problem. The technology behind Zcash does.”
It’s clear that the availability of a truly anonymous cash system is desired by the vast majority of the digital […]
“I think the right to privacy is important in all aspects of life, including financial transactions, and Zcash is the ultimate currency for privacy.”
We are doing Bitcoin + privacy. Because nothing else has the empirical evidence of having worked after being under attack […]
“Zcash is strongest where Bitcoin is weakest; It gives users the easy ability to maintain their financial privacy. If anything can compete with Bitcoin, it will be on this front.”
The added privacy could make Zcash a more viable choice for financial institutions and consumers than other cryptocurrencies.
“The fully private Zcash is to digital currencies what Bitcoin was to money—a monumental innovation. Something truly comparable to physical cash has been born online.”
Zcash, even though it is still currently in the testing phase, seems like it could become the leader in this […]
“Zcash is pursuing a noble goal – retaining privacy for free citizens in an age of mass surveillance. ShapeShift has invested proactively in only two upcoming digital assets, and Zcash is one of them. We’re honored to support Zooko and the outstanding team behind this project.”
The Zerocash protocol has been considered one of the most promising technologies for putting privacy back into the Bitcoin equation. […]
“I invested in Zcash because of the impressive team pushing the boundaries of crypto and because Privacy is one of building blocks of Freedom.”
Bitcoin is dead. Or, not. We don’t know what the future holds, but what we do know is the pioneer […]
“The lack of fungibility of Bitcoin has always been a looming threat to its economics. Zcash finally solves that problem, using one of the most fascinating cryptographic techniques ever developed. Since the protocol was first discussed, it was obvious to me it would be a hit; it was merely a matter of getting the right team to see it through. I believe the Zcash company has done just that.”
In the game of anonymity, cryptocurrency fans have embraced Bitcoin and the blockchain technology which drives it. The technology does […]
Bitcoin may have become the currency of choice for the anonymity-loving Internet underground. But it’s never been anonymous enough for […]