ECC launched Zcash — a privacy-protecting, digital currency built on vanguard science — in 2016, and we continue to support the technology, along with others.
Our vision for Zcash is that it will provide equal access to economic systems and give everyone the ability to participate in economic activity.
Building sustainability and resilience into ‘Dev Fund 2’
The next dev fund the Zcash community implements needs to (1) include more, independent teams than the current iteration, and (2) at least one of those teams should be headquartered outside the US.
The Trailing Finality Layer: A stepping stone to proof of stake in Zcash
At Electric Coin Co. (ECC) we’re exploring a transition in Zcash from the current proof-of-work (PoW) consensus to a proof-of-stake […]
A proposal for shared ownership and resilience of Zcash-focused digital properties
This post outlines a process to reimagine governance of z.cash and other Zcash-focused digital properties
Update: ECC proposals and plans for decentralizing Zcash and future focus
This blog post is intended to provide more detail and an update on ECC's current plans. We welcome the community’s feedback.
ECC Transparency Report for Q4 2022
Why release a transparency report? Electric Coin Co. is committed to openness and transparency — as we help evolve and […]
New z.cash website launches, built to grow
The Zcash community website has been redesigned and rebuilt to better serve as an educational and onboarding resource for the community and to reintroduce Zcash for a new era.
New Release 5.6.0
Release 5.6.0 introduces the functionality necessary for light wallets to access spendable funds without fully scanning the blockchain. This is […]
ECC restructuring to better serve Zcash
Today, in order to better serve Zcash, we are announcing a restructuring of ECC. Going forward, ECC will focus our time and expertise on specific parts of the Zcash mission, and help transition other parts to other organizations in the Zcash community.
New Release 5.5.0
Release 5.5.0 introduces a number of bug fixes and changes to the underlying libraries that support Zcash. Much of this work lays the foundation for the fund availability features coming with the next release.