Dash (DASH) Digital Cash

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Official site (website): https://www.dash.org/ Official Facebook account (fb): https://www.facebook.com/dashpay YouTube video (channel): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAzD2v9Yx4a4iS2_-unODkA Official Twitter account: https://twitter.com/dashpay Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/dashpay/ Github: https://github.com/dashpay/dash Official Google+ account (Goolge Plus): https://plus.google.com/107987394741225773890 Official blog (news): https://www.dash.org/blog/ Discussion forum: https://www.dash.org/forum/ CoinMarketCap (coin market cap): https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/dash/ Alexa website traffic ranking: https://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/dash.org

Truth and facts[edit]

  • Dash stands for Digital Cash.[1]
  • Created by Evan Duffield on 18 January, 2014.[1]
  • Release date is on 18 April, 2014.
  • XCoin (XCO) was renamed into Darkcoin in February 2014.[1]
  • Darkcoin was rebranded as Dash (DASH) on 25 March 2015.[1]
  • Open source.[1]
  • Own blockchain.[1]
  • A fixed maximum supply of 18 million coins.[1]
  • Will reach 18 million coins on year 2300.[1]
  • Dash variable block reward decreases at the rate of 7.1 % each year.[1]
  • The average time for mining Dash blockchain is 2.5 minutes (four times faster than Bitcoin).[1]
  • Features private seed, instant seed and masternodes technology.
  • More secretive and untraceably transaction.
  • Can be mined using CPU or GPU.


  • Originally known as XCoin (XCO) when it was released in 18 April 2014.[1]
  • Renamed from XCoin into Darkcoin in February 2017.[2]
  • Renamed from Darkcoin into Dash in March 2017.[2]
Cryptocurrency Name Dash
Ticker Symbol DASH
Blockchain protocol Proof of work
Usage Digital currency
Privacy Yes, Optional
Trackable Hard to track
Transaction Fee 0.0002 Dash/kB- avg
Algorithm X11
Blocks Time 2.5 Minutes
Scalable Yes

Dash development team[edit]

Name Position Keybase Identity Contact Username on Dashforum
Evan Duffield CEO Icon-a-yes.png ryan@dash.org babygiraffe
Andy Freer CTO Icon-a-yes.png andy@dash.org andydark
UDJINM6 Lead Developer Icon-a-yes.png. udjinm6@dash.org udjinm6
Holger Schinzel Quality Assurance, Automation, Testing Icon-a-yes.png holger@dash.org flare
Moo Cow Moo Development / Testing Icon-a-yes.png moo@dash.org moocowmoo
Daniel Diaz Business Development Icon-no.png Daniel@dash.org minotaur

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What is Dash?[edit]

  • If you're watching this you're probably wondering what is Dash or maybe even what is digital currency.
  • Well, Dash is digital cash.
  • Money exchanged on a highly secure open-source peer-to-peer network, much like Bitcoin.
  • But unlike Bitcoin, it's really the first form of digital cash that works just like physical cash.
  • Your money isn't held in a central banking organization, instead you hold your money in a safe and easy way, maintaining full control.
  • This means that you have total privacy when it comes to your purchases.
  • Your transactions can't be tracked by any organization or curious third parties.
  • Instead, your information is private.
  • Another great benefit is that transactions can occur instantaneously.
  • There's no weight or lag.
  • Money changes hands right away, just like handing over physical cash when making a purchase.
  • And because Dash is truly fungible, it's the first real working form of true digital cash.
  • that means Dash really is private, instantaneous and secure.
  • With Dash, fees were extremely low or completely non-existent.
  • No Bank is sitting in the middle of everything and charging you to hold or use your money.
  • Instead you've got the power.
  • Anyone can use Dash anywhere in the world at any time.
  • Just download the wallet for free and get started.
  • You can buy or sell goods and services, contribute to projects or charities, send money to family and friends and more, All without boundaries and this is just the beginning.
  • Dash is digital cash.
  • To learn more on how Dash is building the future of money, visit us online at www.dash.org.

Frequently asked questions[edit]

  • What is Dash stands for?
Dash stands for Digital Cash.
  • What is the difference between Dash and Bitcoin?
    • In year 2010, Dash creator Evan Duffield met Bitcoin. Although he was impressed by Bitcoin concept and technology, he discovered that Bitcoin is not anonymous and fast enough, it is not perfect. Which is why Dash was created for better privacy and faster speed.
    • The transaction fee for Dash is negligible compared to Bitcoin.
  • Where can I buy Dash?
  • What is the wallets available for Dash?
    • For Dash mobile wallets, you can download Dash Wallet or Coinomi or Jaxx app on Google Play. For iOS wallets, you can download Jaxx app on App Store.[1]
    • For Dash desktop wallets, you can download the official Dash Core wallet on Win/Linux 32/64. Alternatively, you can also download Jaxx for Win/Linux or Exodus on Win 64 /Linux/Mac.[1]
    • For Dash hardware wallets, you can buy Ledger Nano S, Trezor or KeepKey. Hardware wallets are always more recommended.
    • You can also make your Dash paper wallet. Paper wallet is the cheapest cold storage containing both your Dash private and public keys.
    • You can refer here for the complete list: List of all Cryptocurrency Wallets.

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