The award honors two volunteer Ycash developers for their important contributions

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October 31, 2021


The YDF is announcing today the inaugural recipients of the YDF Core Dev Award. In alphabetical order, the recipients are and .

The importance of these two recipients to the future of Ycash cannot be overstated. It is easy to forget that the…

In addition to representing wrapped Ycash, Wry will power a lending platform for using ERC-20 tokens as collateral for stablecoin loans

By Howard Loo, Ycash Foundation


I am excited to announce the official launch of the Wry token on Binance Smart Chain (BSC).

Since the open beta of Wry on BSC began at the end of February, Ycash users have moved nearly 100,000 Ycash coins (aka YEC) over to WRY. …

The Ycash Foundation will launch ERC-20 tokens representing wrapped Ycash on both Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain

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By Howard Loo, Ycash Foundation


I am excited to announce that the Ycash Foundation will launch ERC-20 tokens representing “wrapped” Ycash on both Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain by January 15, 2021. …

A regrettable pun, but a legitimate question nonetheless

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This is the first in a series of articles that will discuss the brief history, current status, and future of the Ycash digital currency.

Shortly after Ycash was announced in April of 2019, it didn’t take long for us to hear the first (but certainly not the last) utterance of…

Enjoy the power and privacy of shielded Ycash transactions on your personal computer, without needing to download the entire Ycash blockchain


The Ycash Foundation is excited to announce the release of , a lightweight Ycash wallet that fully supports shielded Ycash transactions on computers running MacOS, Linux, or Windows. Download YecLite now:

Prior to YecLite, the only way to send or receive shielded Ycash transactions was to use ycashd or…

The Ycash Foundation will fund projects in four key areas

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Published: August 15, 2019. Last updated: December 3, 2019.


This roadmap covers Ycash software development for the next several months. (It also includes projects completed between the Ycash launch on July 18, 2019 and the initial publication of this roadmap on August 15, 2019.) …

With a worldwide legion of GPUs, Ycash has launched.

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A New Beginning

Twenty-four days ago — on July 18, 2019 — the Ycash/Zcash chain fork occurred. As the was mined at 19:31:50 PDT, people around the world mining with GPUs began working on mining the first Ycash-specific block.

Five minutes and one second later, at 19:36:51 PDT…

Before you decide to mine or buy Ycash, some considerations

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At the time of this writing, the Ycash/Zcash chain fork is less than 100 blocks away. Since the fork has not yet occurred, no one in the world has mined or bought a single YEC. Before you do so, please consider the following:

Consideration 1: The Ycash Foundation is committed…

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