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Zcash is at the center of our mission to provide everyone with access to a fair and open currency.

Zcash

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.

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Web surveys provide info on Zcash usage and reputation

ECC use these Zcash surveys, as well as other data points such as coin-holder polls and recommendations from the Scientific Advisory Group, to inform product roadmap.

Web surveys provide info on Zcash usage and reputation

ECC’s North Star: Building a world-class UX for ZEC

Last week, in our tertile planning sessions, we set a multi-year “North Star” and codified our plans across departments for the next four months. Everything we do will be in support of this focus: To deliver a world-class user experience for ZEC. 

ECC’s North Star: Building a world-class UX for ZEC

New Release 4.5.1-1

This is a required update for all testnet nodes, and is highly recommended for mainnet nodes if you were using the deprecated getaddressesbyaccount RPC method.

New Release 4.5.1-1

Coin-holder poll: results summary

In ECC's coin-holder poll, participants strongly supported changing Zcash’s mining algorithm away from proof of work as their first priority as measured by weight, receiving 85% of the weighted vote.

Coin-holder poll: results summary

New Release 4.5.1

TL;DR: This is a required update for all testnet nodes, and is highly recommended for mainnet nodes if you are […]

New Release 4.5.1

ECC Transparency Report for Q4 2020 and Q1 2021

ECC and its parent 501(c)3 Bootstrap received coins at a value above the operating-expense level for Q4 2020 and for Q1 2021.

ECC Transparency Report for Q4 2020 and Q1 2021

Zcash coin-holder polling open now

ECC has opened its non-binding, coin-weighted ZEC-holder poll ahead of NU5 activation, to gather sentiment regarding development priorities for Zcash and Chris Burniske’s proposal to amend ZIP 1014.

Zcash coin-holder polling open now

New Release 4.5.0

The code preparations for the Network Upgrade 5 consensus rules are finished and included in this release. The following ZIPs […]

New Release 4.5.0

Protocol Labs, Filecoin Foundation, Ethereum Foundation and Electric Coin Co. collaborating to unlock recursion in Halo 2 and explore the future of proofs

Electric Coin Co. (ECC) has entered into an agreement with Protocol Labs, the Filecoin Foundation, and the Ethereum Foundation to explore Halo R&D, including how the technology might be used in their respective ecosystems.

Protocol Labs, Filecoin Foundation, Ethereum Foundation and Electric Coin Co. collaborating to unlock recursion in Halo 2 and explore the future of proofs

Founded by preeminent cypherpunks, mathematicians and engineers, ECC has earned a reputation for quality work, regular releases, integrity and a commitment to community.

Meet the team

Founded by preeminent cypherpunks, mathematicians and engineers, ECC has earned a reputation for quality work, regular releases, integrity and a commitment to community.

Meet the team