Zcash is a cryptocurrency aimed to provide maximal anonymity for its users and their transactions. Zerocash system is a result of transformation of Zerocoin protocol; Zerocash was then developed into the Zcash cryptocurrency in 2016. Development of protocol improvements are performed by the Zerocoin Electric Coin Company. The founder and CEO of Zcash Company is Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn. Zcash developers' team includes cryptographer Matthew D. Green from Johns Hopkins University. One of the most famous bitcoin investor Roger Ver was one of Z-cash initial investors.