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Zcash (ZEC) exchanges comparison: buy, sell, swap

Zcash (ZEC) key market data:

  • type: Cryptocurrency
  • consensus: PoW
  • Privacy-focused
  • market cap: $387,205,304
  • market rank: #28
  • supply total:
  • supply available: 7,224,231
  • mineable
  • ZEC/USD: $53.6

Zcash is a Cryptocurrency, the network powered by PoW (consensus mechanism based on mining) algorithm. The original software was developed by Zooko Wilcox from US and first released October 28th, 2016. Nowadays the cryptocurrency is managed by the Electric Coin Co., an organization based in the US. The coin is Privacy-focused. The official Zcash website is https://z.cash.

As of today, August 19th, 2019, out of totally available ∞ ZEC, 7,224,231 are in circulation. It's possible to mine zcashs. The total market capitalization of zcash is $387,205,304, the rank among other cryptocurrencies (based on the capitalization) is #28. The current rate of 1 ZEC is $53.6 USD; converting to the national currency of United States, the rate is 53.6 USD for 1 ZEC.

Zcash is a privacy-protecting, digital currency built on strong science. Project development started in 2013:  Johns Hopkins University professor Matthew D. Green and his graduate students Ian Miers and Christina Garman proposed a "Zerocoin" privacy protocol, an extension of the Bitcoin protocol that would make bitcoin transactions anonymous by adding the "mixing" capabilities native support. In 2014 Zerocoin developers teamed with scientists and top cryptographers from various countries: Israel Institute of Technology and Tel Aviv University; Massachusetts Institute of technology in the US; UC Berkeley, Technion, etc.

The team decided to enhance the protocol and to use a native blockchain rather than being "a supplement to Bitcoin", the project got name Zerocash Protocol and the Zcash was introduced in 2016. A zero-knowledge proof is a cryptographic principle that allows transactions to be verified without revealing the sender, receiver or transaction amount. Zcash uses "zk-SNARKs", a novel form of zero-knowledge cryptography that shields all the transactions. Like Bitcoin and most of the other cryptos, Zcash transaction data is posted to a public blockchain; but unlike Bitcoin, Zcash ensures the personal and transaction data remain completely confidential if the sender of a transfer decides so. Selective disclosure allows a user to share some transaction details, for purposes of compliance or audit; fully transparent transactions without any details hidden are also possible, since exchanges, wallet providers and some other businesses usually utilize such forms of transfers.

  • There is also a "Zcoin" (XZC) cryptocurrency based on Zerocoin Protocol, that's a completely different platform, not related no ZCash or Electric Coin company.

Top Zcash exchanges

Zcash is currently supported by 32% of exchanges (53 of 164) currently having active orders at ExchangeRates.Pro: 48 Exchange Brokers, 4 Trading Platforms, 1 eWallets have offers, allowing you to buy and sell ZEC. Let's check and compare which of these exchanges will suit you the best, dear visitor!

Best ZEC exchanges to buy/sell in United States

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Although all the exchanges supported by ExchangeRates.Pro are well-known, reliable, and trustworthy (all were thoroughly checked by our staff before listing), we've selected the best of the best for you. Exchanges that were top-rated by various sources, some are providing really outstanding service you'd love and remember. We (staff and the software) selected some of the most trusted platforms for our comparison and this top list, based on customers' feedback, time in the business, reputation, our own and independent reviews and other factors. Please note that we include only the "buy and sell" exchanges here, where you can swap zec with fiat (national) currencies. Here are the top ten exchanges to buy and sell zcashs in United States:

  1. BTCBIT a Broker established May, 2017. Transparent and legally compliant business with all the required business licenses and permissions. | 8 reviews, 100% positive
  2. Newline a Broker established March, 2016. | 4 reviews, 100% positive
  3. ByWare a Broker established October, 2015. | 4 reviews, 100% positive
  4. CEX a Trading Platform established July, 2014. Transparent and legally compliant business with all the required business licenses and permissions. Clients are required to pass through the verification process to use the service. | 11 reviews, 91% positive
  5. e-Scrooge a Broker established May, 2012. | 3 reviews, 100% positive
  6. 1-online a Broker established February, 2017. | 3 reviews, 100% positive
  7. EXMO a Trading Platform established May, 2013. Clients are required to pass through the verification process to use the service. | 12 reviews, 83% positive
  8. Coinbase an e-wallet established June, 2012. Transparent and legally compliant business with all the required business licenses and permissions. Clients are required to pass through the verification process to use the service. | 70 reviews, 71% positive
  9. MinedTrade a Broker established November, 2016.
  10. Money-Office a Broker established February, 2019.

Safest, fastest, easiest ZEC exchanges worldwide

exchanges worldwide

Besides the abovelisted great exchanges, serving United States among other countries, there are also very good international ones among the websites exchanging zcashs (exchanges that accept US, but don't allow fiat payments there are also in this list). So, if you want to pay using a payment method from abroad (say, you are originally from another country and want to buy or sell zcash using the bank account or local payment system from there) or if you are looking for an exchange for someone else, we have another top list prepared for you! Of course, we can't know what is that country you are looking for, but we have two options for you, both good. You are welcome to either find the best ones yourself from all offers available at our comparison @ ExchangeRates.Pro, or feel free to check this selection of top ten highest-ranked ZEC exchanges from all around the world:

  1. BX.in.th a Trading Platform started business June, 2014. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. KYC (identification process) is necessary to become a client of this service provider. | 7 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  2. Changelly a Broker started business December, 2013. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. | 52 testimonials, 96% gave maximal rank
  3. 24bestex a Broker started business January, 2016. | 3 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  4. ExMoney a Broker started business July, 2015. | 4 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  5. WestChange a Broker started business January, 2016. | 3 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  6. AlfaCashier a Broker started business May, 2012. | 3 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  7. 7money a Broker started business October, 2016. | 3 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  8. ieremia76 a Broker started business October, 2016. | 5 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  9. 1Obmen a Broker started business February, 2017. | 3 testimonials, 100% gave maximal rank
  10. Binance a Trading Platform started business April, 2017. A reputable company holding all the government permissions for doing business; is licensed, etc. | 44 testimonials, 91% gave maximal rank

Where to buy ZEC

Are you looking for the best place to buy zcashs? Of course, you are! Our price comparison of exchanges is here to help, although the easiest way is to check the best offers right away @ ExchangeRates.Pro, feel free to compare yourself. Let us show you what banks and payment systems you can use to buy and sell ZEC, based on your location and preferences.

Where can you buy ZEC in United States

At this moment, there are 27 offers to buy Zcash in United States. Our software is collecting the statistics about the popularity of specific local banks and payment systems. Usually, the top ones that are the most popular are also very convenient. Otherwise, why would these become so popular? You can choose any of these right away, please be our guest:

  • Western Union in USD, although can be used in any currency: payments by Money Orders. A global payment system, available worldwide. Offered 6 times
  • MoneyGram in USD, although can be used in any currency: payments by Money Orders. A global payment system, available worldwide. Offered 5 times
  • Visa & Mastercard in USD, although can be used in any currency: payments by Credit/Debit Cards. A global payment system, available worldwide. Offered 4 times
  • Paypal in USD, although can be used in any currency: payments by e-wallet. Can be also paid from some other countries. Offered 4 times
  • Skrill in USD: payments by e-wallet. A global payment system, available worldwide. Offered 2 times
  • SWIFT Transfer in USD, although can be used in any currency: payments by International Bank Transfers. A global payment system, available worldwide. Offered 2 times
  • Any Local Bank in USD: payments by Local Banks. This one is a universal offer, that will work for any bank. Offered 1 times
  • Qiwi in USD: payments by e-wallet. Can be also paid from some other countries. Offered 1 times
  • NETELLER in USD: payments by e-wallet. Can be also paid from some other countries. Offered 1 times
  • RIA money transfer in USD: payments by Money Orders. A global payment system, available worldwide. Offered 1 times

Easiest, safest, fastest ways to buy zec worldwide

We've compared a lot of offers to find the top ones; right now we have 7,126 ways for you to purchase zcash available worldwide. Enough to choose from, right? Please keep in mind that not all of these may be possible to pay from United States, the ones that will surely be good for this country are a little bit above. The top popular ways to purchase ZEC crypto:

  • Cash in Person in RUB from Russia, but actually it's a multi-currency option: you are supposed to pay by the Cash Payments. This way to send fiat money will work worldwide. Suggested in 77 offers
  • AlfaBank in RUB from Russia: you are supposed to pay by the Local Banks. Suggested in 29 offers
  • Yandex Money in RUB from Russia: you are supposed to pay by the e-wallet. Suggested in 29 offers
  • Qiwi in RUB from Russia: you are supposed to pay by the e-wallet. A multi-country payment system. Suggested in 27 offers
  • Tinkoff Bank in RUB from Russia: you are supposed to pay by the Local Banks. Suggested in 26 offers
  • Sberbank in RUB from Russia: you are supposed to pay by the Local Banks. Suggested in 26 offers
  • Visa & Mastercard in RUB from Russia, but actually it's a multi-currency option: you are supposed to pay by the Credit/Debit Cards. This way to send fiat money will work worldwide. Suggested in 25 offers
  • VTB24 in RUB from Russia: you are supposed to pay by the Local Banks. Suggested in 19 offers
  • Russky Standard in RUB from Russia: you are supposed to pay by the Local Banks. Suggested in 14 offers
  • PromsvyazBank in RUB from Russia: you are supposed to pay by the Local Banks. Suggested in 13 offers

Where to sell ZEC

Even the greatest ZEC HODL GANG members sometimes have to sell some of their precious coins. It's alright, everyone does it sometimes and we are here to help! We know you want to find the buyer which will give you the highest price, there are such ones at our platform — check ExchangeRates.Pro now to find the highest rate to sell zcashs to US Dollar and 151 more local currencies! There are various opportunities to swap your coins to hard cash, we list the most requested ones below.

Where can you sell ZEC in United States

There are currently 18 opportunities to cash out your zcash coins in US. You'd likely need to out-exchange the crypto to pay for some local expenses, shopping, etc. It's reasonable to choose the safest and most comfortable option — a local bank you are using, your preferred payment system or cash in your city. Here is our top list of the ways other people in United States prefer to exchange zcash to fiat:

  • Visa & Mastercard in USD, works with several currencies: you will receive money using the Credit/Debit Cards. Can also send money to any other location. Be careful with such payments at the P2P marketplaces! This type of transfer can be reversed! Proposed by 5 buyers
  • MoneyGram in USD, works with several currencies: you will receive money using the Money Orders. Can also send money to any other location. Proposed by 4 buyers
  • Western Union in USD, works with several currencies: you will receive money using the Money Orders. Can also send money to any other location. Proposed by 4 buyers
  • SWIFT Transfer in USD, works with several currencies: you will receive money using the International Bank Transfers. Can also send money to any other location. Proposed by 2 buyers
  • RIA money transfer in USD: you will receive money using the Money Orders. Can also send money to any other location. Proposed by 1 buyers
  • Any Local Bank in USD: you will receive money using the Local Banks. Please be aware that this will work for any local bank account! Proposed by 1 buyers
  • NETELLER in USD: you will receive money using the e-wallet. Besides, you can transfer money to other countries. Proposed by 1 buyers

Easiest, safest, fastest ways to sell ZEC worldwide

Sometimes you may need to transfer the money to another country. If you are holding ZEC, it makes sense to exchange some of these coins to the currency of that country. We can't know where exactly you would like to send the funds, so we will show you the most requested banks and payment systems worldwide you can send the transfer to. There are totally 4,996 options to out-exchange the zec to fiat; the most frequently used banks, money transfer operators and global payment systems are:

  • Cash in Person in RUB, can be also used with any of other currencies; to Russia: the funds will be sent by the Cash Payments. Besides, can transfer money wherever you need! Suggested in 75 deals
  • Qiwi in RUB to Russia: the funds will be sent by the e-wallet. Other destinations are possible for this type of money transfer. Suggested in 18 deals
  • AlfaBank in RUB to Russia: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. Suggested in 15 deals
  • Sberbank in RUB to Russia: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. Suggested in 15 deals
  • Yandex Money in RUB to Russia: the funds will be sent by the e-wallet. Suggested in 12 deals
  • Visa & Mastercard in RUB, can be also used with any of other currencies; to Russia: the funds will be sent by the Credit/Debit Cards. Besides, can transfer money wherever you need! Caution: there are higher risks related to accepting such payments at P2P marketplaces! Buyer may be able to reverse the payment after you send ZEC! Suggested in 11 deals
  • VTB24 in RUB to Russia: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. Suggested in 10 deals
  • Tinkoff Bank in RUB to Russia: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. Suggested in 9 deals
  • Privat24 in UAH to Ukraine: the funds will be sent by the Local Banks. Suggested in 7 deals
  • Visa & Mastercard in UAH, can be also used with any of other currencies; to Ukraine: the funds will be sent by the Credit/Debit Cards. Besides, can transfer money wherever you need! Caution: there are higher risks related to accepting such payments at P2P marketplaces! Buyer may be able to reverse the payment after you send ZEC! Suggested in 6 deals

Where to swap ZEC

Did you know that it's possible to exchange ZEC to 31 other cryptocurrencies? It's possible to convert Zcash to/from 94% of crypto coins supported @ ExchangeRates.Pro. Some of these are really great ones (we don't list useless coins and tokens at our website), that's why we've prepared a list of exchange opportunities available. There are totally 321 swap possibilities with ZEC and other coins and tokens. Coin to coin exchanges are safe, easy and beneficial when you are using our service, don't worry! Feel free to get all the best rates to swap ZEC with other cryptos @ ExchangeRates.Pro right away or refer to the list of most highly demanded exchange directions first:

  • Bitcoin (BTC): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 43 proposals (25 allow to convert from BTC to ZEC and 18 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Ether (ETH): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 33 proposals (19 allow to convert from ETH to ZEC and 14 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Litecoin (LTC): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 28 proposals (14 allow to convert from LTC to ZEC and 14 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Dash (DASH): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 22 proposals (11 allow to convert from DASH to ZEC and 11 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Ripple (XRP): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 21 proposals (10 allow to convert from XRP to ZEC and 11 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Tether (USDT): that's a popular Stablecoin. There are 20 proposals (9 allow to convert from USDT to ZEC and 11 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Bitcoin Cash (BCH): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 18 proposals (9 allow to convert from BCH to ZEC and 9 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Ether Classic (ETC): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 17 proposals (9 allow to convert from ETC to ZEC and 8 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Monero (XMR): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 15 proposals (5 allow to convert from XMR to ZEC and 10 that are converting in opposite direction.
  • Stellar (XLM): that's a popular Cryptocurrency. There are 13 proposals (6 allow to convert from XLM to ZEC and 7 that are converting in opposite direction.