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Dash (cryptocurrency)

Dash (cryptocurrency)

Dash is an open source peer-to-peer blockchain based cryptocurrency focused on speed of transaction and privacy.

Dash, originally called Xcoin, is a cryptocurrency that was created in 2014 by Evan Duffield. Dash supports secure, instant, and private payments that made be made online or in stores around the world. All transactions on the Dash network are confirmed using 200 TerraHash of X11 ASIC computing power on over 4,500 decentralized servers around the world. Dash's peer-to-peer network is made of miners which receive rewards for securing the Dash blockchain, and masternodes which are rewarded for validating, storing, and serving the blockchain dash users.

Timeline

Darkcoin rebranded to Dash, a portmanteau for "Digital Cash"

Name changed from XCoin to Darkcoin

Dash launched with the name XCoin

The launch of the blockchain is announced by creator Evan Duffield on bitcointalk forums.

People

Name
Role
Related Golden topics

Alex Werner

DashPay Lead

Andy Freer

Chief Architect

Bob Carroll

CTO

Bradley Zastrow

Head of Business Development

Evan Duffield

Founder

Fernando Gutierrez

CMO

Holger Schinzel

Quality Assurance, Automation, Testing

Ian Rawluk

Senior Accountant

Joshua Seigler

UX/UI Engineer

Nathan Marely

Deputy CTO

Philipp Engelhorn

Press & Multitool

Robert Wiecko

COO

Ryan Taylor

CEO

Tomasz Ludek

Android Developer

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type

Dash White Paper

Evan Duffield, Daniel Diaz

Academic

DASH: Young Cryptocurrency With An Interesting Story

Frederic Racine

Web

Interview With Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash

Dash

Web

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dash Cryptocurrency w Amanda B Johnson

February 11, 2017

Interview with Dash CEO Ryan Taylor | Cointelegraph

July 11, 2018

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

References