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Electric Coin Co. builds and supports technology to provide people with access to a fair and open currency — regardless of location or demographic.

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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ECC Blog

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

We’re fortunate to have some of the most talented engineers and cryptographers in the world on our team, and while 2020 was a challenging year on many fronts, we continued to make tremendous progress in both R&D and engineering, which we feel will benefit Zcash for years to come.

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

Bringing Halo 2 to Zcash

As the first implementation of Halo within Zcash, this would serve as a catalyst for Zcash user confidence and scalability, while making the protocol more attractive, faster and less expensive for others to build on.

Bringing Halo 2 to Zcash

Technical explainer: Halo on Zcash

The Halo 2 zero-knowledge proving system, invented and developed at Electric Coin Co. (ECC), eliminates the trusted setup, reducing the attack surface of the Zcash protocol and improving assurance about ZEC supply integrity.

Technical explainer: Halo on Zcash

The troubling facts about the Bittrex announcement that it plans to delist Zcash and others

In spite of all the conjecture on Twitter, there is no public regulatory rationale for delisting Zcash. In fact, many exchanges in the US are doubling down.

The troubling facts about the Bittrex announcement that it plans to delist Zcash and others

New Release 4.2.0

New release 4.2.0 removes the zcashd dependency upon libsodium for ed25519 signature checks and instead uses the Rust implementation in ed25519-zebra, which has been active for signature verification since the Canopy upgrade.

New Release 4.2.0

ECC Transparency Report for Q2 2020

This ECC Transparency Report details company income, expenses and use of funds during Q2 of 2020.

ECC Transparency Report for Q2 2020

Fuzzing Zcash with Kubernetes

Security is paramount to the success of Zcash and ECC, and as such, we invest significant resources into security.

Fuzzing Zcash with Kubernetes

Zcash Gitcoin Grants round 1 retrospective

Following the example of Vitalik Buterin’s Gitcoin Grant retros, this post summarizes the projects funded and lessons learned from the first Zcash Gitcoin Grant Round.

Zcash Gitcoin Grants round 1 retrospective

The Pasta Curves for Halo 2 and Beyond

For the Halo 2 project, we have designed a new cycle of elliptic curves, Pallas and Vesta, which we collectively refer to as the Pasta curves.

The Pasta Curves for Halo 2 and Beyond

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