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Zcash offers total payment confidentiality, while still maintaining a decentralized network using a public blockchain. Unlike Bitcoin, Zcash transactions automatically hide the sender, recipient and value of all transactions on the blockchain. Users have complete control and can opt-in to provide others with their view key at their discretion.

HQDenver, CO, US

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)23(-8%)
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Key People/Management at Zcash

Andy Murray

Andy Murray

Benjamin Winston

Benjamin Winston

Director of Security
Nathan Wilcox

Nathan Wilcox

Josh Swihart

Josh Swihart

VP Growth
Steven Smith

Steven Smith

Director of Engineering
Zooko Wilcox

Zooko Wilcox

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Director
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Zcash Office Locations

Zcash has an office in Denver
Denver, CO, US (HQ)
3001 Brighton Blvd #343
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Zcash Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Zcash total Funding

$1 m

Zcash latest funding size

$1 m

Time since last funding

5 years ago


Zcash (ZEC)

Zcash investors

Zcash's latest funding round in January 2016 was reported to be $1 m. In total, Zcash has raised $1 m
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Zcash Operating Metrics

Jan, 2017Feb, 2017Mar, 2017Apr, 2017May, 2017Jun, 2017Jul, 2017Aug, 2017Sep, 2017Oct, 2017Nov, 2017Dec, 2017Jan, 2018Feb, 2018

Monthly Transactions

51.39 k48.48 k79.04 k67.26 k120.62 k126.85 k123.42 k153.88 k166.68 k159.20 k183.53 k313.15 k301.05 k

Average Daily Transactions

1.66 k1.73 k2.55 k2.24 k3.89 k4.23 k3.98 k4.96 k5.56 k5.14 k6.12 k10.44 k10.03 k

Average Daily Transactions Volume

$948.87 k$952.24 k$948.46 k$939.16 k$895.18 k$823.24 k$805.06 k$26.55 m$43.38 m$40.12 m$84.74 m$189.93 m$170.77 m

Circulating Supply

2.93 m3.17 m3.31 m
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Zcash Cybersecurity Score

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Zcash Online and Social Media Presence

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Zcash News and Updates

Bittrex Won’t Disclose Why It Withdrew Support for Dash, Zcash, Monero

As of today, zcash, monero and dash won’t be included among Bittrex’s tradable assets.

Bittrex to Delist ‘Privacy Coins’ Monero, Dash and Zcash

While Bittrex gave no reason for the removals, exchanges around the world have been moving to delist coins that seek to hide the activity of their users.

Zcash Open Major Grants


The Future Of Zcash And Financial Privacy

Zcash is a leading cryptocurrency aiming to tip the balance of power back in the hands of users as the world hastens its transition from the analog to the digital realm. Zcash successfully completed its first Halving event this week and continues the development of its privacy technology.

Zcash Undergoes First Halving as Major Upgrade Drops ‘Founders Fund’

Alongside the halving, Zcash has rolled out its Canopy upgrade that replaces the Founder's Fund with built-in funding for development.

ShapeShift Delists Privacy Coin Zcash Over Regulatory Concerns

XMR, DASH and ZEC "were delisted at the same time for the same reason – to further derisk the company from a regulatory standpoint."
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Zcash Blogs

Open Position: Cryptography Engineer

The Zcash Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public charity that builds and supports privacy infrastructure for the public good. We work on strengthening financial privacy with technology, focused on the Zcash protocol and blockchain. We’re looking for someone who is as excited as we are about bu…

January 14 Community Call on Halo

On January 14, the Zcash Foundation hosted a community call to discuss Halo and the needs of users. Here is the video recording of the call, and a transcript of the chat comments. And thanks to @ZcashZeal who live-tweeted the call. The intent of the call was to discuss Halo with the community, and …

Electric Coin Co. Engineering: 2020, a year in review

The sun literally never sets on ECC Engineering! We’re a small, global organization focused on building and supporting technology to […] The post Electric Coin Co. Engineering: 2020, a year in review appeared first on Electric Coin Company.

Announcing ZIP 224: Bringing Halo 2 to Zcash

We foresee a day when the world’s financial systems run on top of and interoperate with Zcash. Just as HTTPS […] The post Announcing ZIP 224: Bringing Halo 2 to Zcash appeared first on Electric Coin Company.

Technical explainer: Halo on Zcash

We’re proud to introduce ZIP 224, which provides a path to bringing Halo 2 to Zcash. The Halo 2 zero-knowledge […] The post Technical explainer: Halo on Zcash appeared first on Electric Coin Company.

Zcash Community Call: Our Thoughts on Halo

Please join us January 14 at 22:30 UTC to discuss Halo. You can sign up here to participate. The Zcash Foundation is focused on growing user adoption in 2021. It is great to see the Electric Coin Company and the community excited for this shared vision. As Nathan Wilcox of the ECC stated: It’s …
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Zcash Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Zcash founded?

    Zcash was founded in 2016.

  • Who are Zcash key executives?

    Zcash's key executives are Andy Murray, Benjamin Winston and Nathan Wilcox.

  • How many employees does Zcash have?

    Zcash has 23 employees.

  • Who are Zcash competitors?

    Competitors of Zcash include MobileCoin, OST.com and Monero.

  • Where is Zcash headquarters?

    Zcash headquarters is located at 3001 Brighton Blvd #343, Denver.

  • Where are Zcash offices?

    Zcash has an office in Denver.

  • How many offices does Zcash have?

    Zcash has 1 office.