Zcash or Zero Cash

Z Cash

Zcash is a decentralized and open-source cryptocurrencyA cryptocurrency (or crypto currency) is a digital asset des... developed by the Zcash Electric Coin Company (ZECC) that offers privacy and selective transparency of transactions. Zcash payments are published on a public blockchainA blockchain—the technology underlying bitcoin and other c..., but the sender, recipient, and amount of a transaction remain private. The Zcash project was formally announced by CEO Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn on Jan 20, 2016, as an evolution of the existing Zerocoin project (the work of Matthew Green, Ian Miers, Christina Garman, Aviel D. Rubin, at The Johns Hopkins University Department of Computer Science, Baltimore). “With the new Zerocash protocol, unlike the old Zerocoin protocol, users can make direct payments to each other with a vastly more efficient cryptographic protocol that also hides the amount of the payment, not just its origin.