Zcash ZEC

$211.24
Market Cap $ 924.116 MM (#21)
24h Volume $ 94.993 MM
Chg. 24h: 12.09%
Algo. score 4.3/5  (#7)
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Zcash fundamental analysis & ratings » detailed scores

The following scores are algorithmicically calculated multiple times a day based on manually and automatically collected publicly verifiable, objective data.
The full formula and collected data are public and open for your reference and further research.

Scoring model: Semi-centralized org. structure

Open communication channels 100%
Ability to contact the company via: Slack, Telegram or ICQ
70 points Why? 70
Ability to contact the company via: Contact form or Email
30 points Why? 30
30 ANY NOT EMPTY
0 ALL EMPTY
Activity on social media 75%
Activity on Blog
Are they posting every 10 days or less?
50 points Why? 50
  • Are they posting something every 10 days or less on their blog? yes
50 YES
0 NO
Activity on Facebook
Are they posting every 3 days or less?
0 points Why? 20
  • Do they post something on their facebook every 3 days or less? no
20 YES
0 NO
Activity on Twitter
20 points Why? 20
  • Do they post something on their Twitter every 3 days or less? yes
20 YES
0 NO
Do they have a YouTube channel?
5 points Why? 5
Activity on Youtube
Are they posting every 7 days or less?
0 points Why? 5
  • Do they post something on their Youtube every 7 days or less? no
5 YES
0 NO
Team strength 100%
Is there a link to the team/foundation page?
20 points Why? 20
20 YES
0 NO
Are team/foundation members nominally listed on the page?
20 points Why? 20
  • Are team/foundation members nominally listed on the page?(by name) Yes
20 YES
0 NO
Do they have links to their linkedin/github profiles?
20 points Why? 20
  • Do most of the teammembers on the team page have links to social media profiles (Facebook, linkedin, github) Yes
20 YES
0 NO
Is there a tech lead for the project?
20 points Why? 20
  • CTO/Technical lead Name Nathan Wilcox
20 YES
0 NO
Total team size compared to other coins
20 points Why? 20
  • How many teammembers in total? 28
20 95th percentile
18 90th percentile
16 80th percentile
14 50th percentile
7 30th percentile
4 10th percentile
0 other
Advisory board strength 100%
Advisors have bios on the website
25 points Why? 25
  • Biography on website for each board member - yes/no yes
25 YES
0 NO
Advisors have social media links on the website
25 points Why? 25
  • Do most of the Advisory board members on the team page have links to social media profiles (Facebook, linkedin, github,Twitter other social media) yes
25 YES
0 NO
2+ advisors have managed multi million dollar companies
50 points Why? 50
  • 2 or more advisors of the team managed multimillon dollar projects or companies yes
50 YES
0 NO
Brand awareness/Buzz 80%
Total community size compared to other coins
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit
80 points Why? 100
  • How many people are involved in the community of this project 84837
100 99th-percentile
90 95th-percentile
80 85th-percentile
50 50th-percentile
30 30th-percentile
10 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
Product strength 98%
Product development status (i.e. stage)
50 points Why? 50
  • Does this coin / business have a working project? Fully working product
50 Fully working product
40 Beta version
30 Alpha version
25 Prototype / MVP
20 Demo only
10 Just an Idea
0 Unknown
Have they open sourced their code?
10 points Why? 10
  • Yes or No yes
10 YES
0 NO
Have they published a Product roadmap?
10 points Why? 10
10 YES
0 NO
Is their Product roadmap up to date?
10 points Why? 10
  • Is product roadmap updated to date? Yes
10 YES
0 NO
Product age (Today’s date - Release date)
8 points Why? 10
  • Release date of first version of the product 2016-10-28
10 5+ years
8 1+ years
6 6+ months
4 3+ months
2 1+ months
1 < 1 month
0 future
Have they published a Whitepaper?
10 points Why? 10
Coin strength 73%
Transactions per second compared to other coins
0 points Why? 8
  • Transactions per second 0
8 95th-percentile
6 75th-percentile
4 50th-percentile
2 30rd-percentile
1 15th-percentile
0 <15th percentile
What is their coin emission rate? Is the coin"s inflation under control?
15 points Why? 30
  • Emission rate Emitted in proportion to amount of network activity
30 No new tokens created
30 Deflationary through token burning
15 Emitted in proportion to amount of network activity
15 2nd round might occur
0 Company can decide
Is the coin among the top traded coins for the past 3 months in terms of transaction volumes?
16 points Why? 17
  • Average trading volume trailing 3 months 46692428.60262
17 99th-percentile
16 95th-percentile
14 85th-percentile
10 50th-percentile
7 30th-percentile
4 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
Is the coin among the top traded coins for the past 3 months in terms of market capitalization?
24 points Why? 25
  • Average market cap trailing 3 months 731202348.72639
25 99th-percentile
24 95th-percentile
22 85th-percentile
18 50th-percentile
9 30th-percentile
5 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
Has the coin outperformed the rest of the market trend since it started trading?
18 points Why? 20
  • Market cap % of total market growth 0.28866917733052
20 99th-percentile
18 95th-percentile
16 85th-percentile
8 50th-percentile
6 30th-percentile
4 10th-percentile
0 0-10th percentile
GitHub 90%
GitHub community size compared to other coins
Stars, Forks, Watchers
40 points Why? 40
  • GitHub community size 5450
40 90th-percentile
30 67th-percentile
20 57th-percentile
15 53rd-percentile
10 40th-percentile
5 10th percentile
0 0-10th percentile
GitHub activity tempo
Statistical mean of 4 week SMAs for commits over 49 weeks, compared to other coins
50 points Why? 60
  • GitHub commit activity 15.1684
60 90th-percentile
50 67th-percentile
40 57th-percentile
30 53rd-percentile
20 40th-percentile
10 10th percentile
0 0-10th percentile
We're currently working to gather more data in order to score Zcash

(*) This data could be outdated. Research done on: 2018-04-03 Specific key points such as Social media, blog entries, community size, GitHub and others are automated and refreshed daily.

Zcash facts and figures

Name
Zcash
Trades under Symbol
ZEC
Circulating supply
4,374,744
Maximum supply
21,000,000
First USD price per coin
$4,293.37
Coins Distributed in ICO
N/A
Emission rate
Emitted in proportion to amount of network activity
Blockchain
Blockchain
Consensus method
Proof of work
Algorithm
Equihash
Time for block processing
2.5
Transactions per second
0

Product details

Open source
yes
Github link
https://github.com/zcash/zcash
Community size
84,837
Status of the project
(working project, demo, just an idea)
Fully working product
Product Roadmap
https://z.cash/support/schedule.html
Whitepaper
http://zerocash-project.org/media/pdf/zerocash-extended-20140518.pdf
FAQ
https://z.cash/support/faq.html
Explorer 1
https://explorer.zcha.in/
Explorer 2
https://zchain.online/
Explorer 3
N/A

Team

Link to the team page
https://z.cash/team.html
Team transparency
Biography on website for each team member
Yes
Do team members have links to their social media profiles?
Yes
CEO
Name
Zooko Wilcox
Age
N/A
Linkedin
https://www.linkedin.com/in/zookow/
Is it mentioned that this CEO works for this company on his LinkedIn profile?
No
CEO previous companies / achievements
Zooko has more than 20 years of experience in open, decentralized systems, cryptography and information security, and startups. He is recognized for his work on DigiCash, Mojo Nation, ZRTP, “Zooko's Triangle”, Tahoe-LAFS, BLAKE2, and SPHINCS. He is also the Founder of Least Authority. He sometimes blogs about health science. He tweets a lot.
Years of business experience
22
Years of experience as a CEO (OR COO)
5
Managed a million+ USD$ company before
yes
CTO
Name
Nathan Wilcox
Linkedin
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathan-wilcox-b7a446b5/
GitHub link
https://github.com/nathan-at-least
Can you see that this CTO works on this project on his Github profile?
Yes
Years of experience as a developer
13
Years of experience as a CTO
5
CTO previous companies / achievements
Nathan is dedicated to open, secure technologies and has over 10 years of experience in software development, performance analysis, and security audits. Prior to Zcash, he managed development at Least Authority, where he led security audits for Ethereum, SpiderOak, Cryptocat, GlobaLeaks, and other projects. For fun, he enjoys developing tools for Python, Rust, and Ethereum.
Worked on a million dollar+ project (within 1 or more of his/her previous companies before)
no
Team diversification
How many developers(*)?
13
How many marketing / sales specialists(*)
1
Does the company have any testers / quality assurance specialists on the team(*)
no
How many team members in total
28
Average team members age
40

Advisors / Board members(*)

Advisors / Board members transparency
Biography on website for each advisor / board member
Yes
Do most of the Advisory board members on the team page have links to social media profiles (Facebook, LinkedIn, GitHub)?
Yes
Experience
2 or more advisors of the team managed multimillion dollar projects or companies
yes
Note special achievements from the advisory board
Gavin Andresen, Chief Scientist at Bitcoin Foundation Vitalik Buterin, Founder and Chief Scientist of Ethereum

Company details

Website 1
https://z.cash/
Website 2 (if any)
N/A
Email
info@z.cash
Contact form on website
N/A
Phone number
00(626) 249-2274
Alexa site traffic information
Website 1
http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/https://z.cash/
Website 2 (if any)
http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/n/a
Incorporation status
Incorporated according to their website
Yes
Officially Incorporated (checked)
Yes
Location
USA
Address
PO Box 140751 Denver, CO 80214 USA

Social media & Communication

Blog URL
https://blog.z.cash/
Blog / Are they posting something every 1,5 weeks or more on their blog?
yes (latest post was 4 days ago)
Facebook
https://web.facebook.com/zcashco/?_rdc=1&_rdr
Facebook / Do they post something on their facebook every 3 days or more?
no
Twitter
https://twitter.com/zcashco
Twitter / Do they post something on their Twitter every 3 days or more?
yes (latest post was 4 days ago)
Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPIPwZtZRCCW-x0dEKul8jA
Youtube / Do they post something on their Youtube every week or more?
no
Slack
https://inviteme.z.cash/ https://zcashcommunity.slack.com
Telegram
https://telegram.me/zcashcoin
Google+
https://plus.google.com/communities/114529353394974115240
Message board 1
https://forum.z.cash/
Message board 2 (if any)
https://chat.zcashcommunity.com/home
Message board 3 (if any)
n/a
Other
https://www.linkedin.com/company/zcashco/

ICO

ICO initial price
N/A
Sale period
N/A
Coin distribution date
N/A
Coin start trading date
2016-10-29
Min investment goal
N/A
Max investment cap
N/A
Accepted currencies
N/A
Bonus
N/A
ICO proceedings invested in (in case of an ICO)
Founders & Founding Team
0
Marketing & Sales
N/A
Development
N/A
Administration/Legal
N/A
Other
N/A

(*) This data could be outdated. Research done on: 2018-04-03

Zcash GitHub Activity & Development

An overview of development activity for Zcash (ZEC). The charts show Zcash (ZEC) Development / GitHub commit activity for the past year, as well as their simple moving average. You can use this data for your fundamental Zcash research & analysis.

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How popular is Zcash? / How many people search for Zcash on Google?

Numbers represent search interest relative to the highest point on the chart for the given region and time. A value of 100 is the peak popularity of the term.
A value of 50 means that the term is half as popular. Likewise a score of 0 means the term was less than 1% as popular as the peak.

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