What is Zcash?

"Bitcoin and most cryptocurrencies expose your entire payment history to the public. Zcash is the first open, permissionless cryptocurrency that can fully protect the privacy of transactions using zero-knowledge cryptography."

- Z.cash
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General

TICKER SYMBOLS
ZEC
AGE
3 years old (October 28, 2016)
CURRENT PRICE
$77.14
Updated 4 minutes ago via cryptocompare.com
CHEDDUR ALL TIME HIGH
$908
2 years ago
CIRCULATING SUPPLY
6,995,518.75 coins
Updated 43 seconds ago via zcha.in
MARKET CAP
$538,707,479
Updated 4 minutes ago
FOUNDER & CEO
Zooko Wilcox

Technical

BLOCKCHAIN / LEDGER
Uses own
MONETARY POLICY
Maximum Supply (21,000,000 coins)
PRE-MINED / RESERVED
Yes (2,100,000 coins)
CONSENSUS MECHANISM
Proof of Work (PoW)
MINEABLE / STAKEABLE
Yes
AVERAGE CONFIRMATION TIME
2m 30s
CURRENT BLOCK REWARD
12.5 coins
HASHING ALGORITHM
Equihash
DIFFICULTY ADJUSTMENT
Every block (~3 minutes)

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