Crave is a privacy cryptocurrency based of the DASH blockchain using a Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism. Crave uses the Zerocoin protocol for ensuring direct anonymous payments and was officially released in March 2015. According to Crave it was the first cryptocurrency to use masternode technology in conjunction with a Proof-of-Stake consensus mechanism.
On May 10, 2018 Crave announced a major re-branding to improve the platform market access and usability. Along with the re-branding announcement Crave updated its logo, released the companies white paper, and officially activated its budget and governance system.