Category: Zcash

What are privacy coins and how do they differ from Bitcoin?

What are privacy coins and how do they differ from Bitcoin?

Cryptocurrencies are typically pseudonymous, but not necessarily private. Bitcoin (BTC) and other assets run on blockchains, with each transaction posted publicly online. During a transaction between two or more parties, assets move to different wallets, each represented by a string of characters.  With these addresses and transactions visible to all, however, a certain level of […]

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Growing list of billion-dollar crypto ‘unicorns’ suggest the best is yet to come

Growing list of billion-dollar crypto ‘unicorns’ suggest the best is yet to come

In the traditional investing world ‘unicorn’ is a term used by venture capitalists to describe a privately held startup valued at more than $1 billion.  Typically these startups have strong fundamentals and oftentimes a first-mover advantage that helps them rapidly rise in value to become prized investment opportunities for yield-seeking funds. Some of the best-known […]

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Zcash celebrates first halving with implementation of ‘Canopy’ upgrade

Zcash celebrates first halving with implementation of ‘Canopy’ upgrade

The upgrade establishes a development fund for the next four years and removes the controversial “Founders Reward.” 4853 Total views 24 Total shares Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) celebrated its first halving event on Nov. 18. The occasion was marked by the implementation of the Canopy upgrade, which establishes a development fund for the platform and […]

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