Zcash Foundation Update — March, 2019

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Hello everyone! Here’s what the Zcash Foundation has been up to this month.

3/5
We explained how ZIPs (Zcash Improvement Proposals) are important to Zcash governance: https://www.zfnd.org/blog/new-zip-process/

If you want a say in future Zcash changes, definitely read it.

3/7
Anna Kaplan joined us as a technical intern! She’ll be working on the Parity Zcash implementation for the time being: https://www.zfnd.org/blog/anna-kaplan-welcome/

3/11
The Foundation is sponsoring a cryptocurrency research series undertaken by the Human Rights Foundation: https://www.zfnd.org/blog/human-rights-foundation-privacy-research/

3/15
We debuted ZF Grants, our new platform for grants and community funding! Here’s how it works: https://www.zfnd.org/blog/zf-grants-open-beta/

A list of promising grant ideas that we’d love to see fleshed out into proposals: https://www.zfnd.org/grants/

3/18
Video of Executive Director Josh Cincinnati talking about Zcash governance, at the MIT Bitcoin Expo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRqrRU4iHs8 (the talk itself was earlier in March)

3/19
zec-qt-wallet rebranded to ZecWallet. The Foundation sponsored the creation of new how-to videos. And we took a moment to celebrate ZecWallet’s rapid progress: https://www.zfnd.org/blog/zec-wallet-progress/

3/22
Anna Kaplan (mentioned above) and Marek Kotewicz from Parity gave a joint talk at Zero Knowledge Summit, discussing the new Zcash node implementation: https://youtu.be/4UUsCklWR5Y?t=2285

3/26
Two of us attended a Zcash meetup organized by the Bay Area Zcash Users group: https://twitter.com/ZcashFoundation/status/1110719493406220289

That’s all for now! As always, questions and comments are welcome.


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