Internet money

Zcash is the first open, permissionless cryptocurrency.

Privacy of transactions

Using zero-knowledge cryptography.


Zcash is the first open, permissionless cryptocurrency that can fully protect the privacy of transactions using zero-knowledge cryptography.

Shielded transactions hide the sender, recipient, and value on the blockchain.

If Bitcoin is like http for money, Zcash is https—a secure transport layer.

About Us

Zcash is a decentralized and open-source cryptocurrency that offers privacy and selective transparency of transactions. Zcash payments are published on a public blockchain, but the sender, recipient, and amount of a transaction remain private.

Zcash is based on peer-reviewed cryptographic research, and built by a security-specialized engineering team on an open source platform based on Bitcoin Core's battle-tested codebase. Our improvement over Bitcoin is the addition of privacy. Zcash uses advanced cryptographic techniques, namely zero-knowledge proofs, to guarantee the validity of transactions without revealing additional information about them.


Million Transactions


Million Wallets