Zero Knowledge Asset Platforms
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Zero Knowledge Asset Platforms

Zcash Shielded Assets

As a layer-1 smart contract, Railgun exists to be a Private transfer and DeFi infrastructure owing its existence to Ethereum, Polygon, Binance Smart Chain, and Arbitrum. Set up your non-custodial RAILGUN Wallet, and shield any ERC-20 token into a 0zk address of your choice, Once shielded, tokens, balances, and transactions are encrypted. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Namada is a proof-of-stake Layer 1 for interchain asset-agnostic privacy. Namada natively interoperates with fast-finality chains via IBC and with Ethereum via a trustless two-way bridge. For privacy, Namada deploys an upgraded version of the multi-asset shielded pool (MASP) circuit that allows all assets (fungible and non-fungible) to share a common shielded set – this way, transferring a CryptoKitty is indistinguishable from transferring ETH, DAI, ATOM, OSMO, NAM (Namada’s native asset) or any other asset on Namada. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Manta Network: On-Chain Privacy for Web 3, DeFi and more. Manta Atlantic, the fastest ZK L1 chain, brings programmable privacy to web3 through compliant on-chain privacy and identity. $MANTA has a fixed supply of 1,000,000,000 with no inflation schedule. The $MANTA tokens will be burned automatically as soon as they are redeemed. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Light Shield: An open-source layer 2 zkLayer enabling private program execution, purpose-built for Solana. Light Protocol allows the on-chain state to be encrypted. Only the user can decrypt their private state; hence they essentially “own” it. The private state can be owned by a single user or a set of users sharing a decryption key. For example, consider an NFT listing on Solana; its public state (e.g., price) is visible to all, including the fact that it’s up for sale. But offers and trades should remain private. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

ZKSync: A Layer 2 scaling solution on Ethereum that offers low gas and fast transactions, without compromising on security. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

StarkEX: A Layer-2 scalability engine, live on Ethereum Mainnet. Transactions are batched off-chain and sent to StarEX services. StarEX validates transactions and relevant balances are updated; it generates STARK proofs based on the validity of the transaction. An on-chain verifier smart contracts receive and verify the STARK proof. Asset Swap: No Whitepaper

Boltz: Boltz is a Layer 2 solution. Boltz is a privacy-first, non-custodial bitcoin exchange built to bridge different layers of Bitcoin like the liquid and lightning network. With Boltz, users can seamlessly swap their bitcoin between layers. Boltz Swaps are non-custodial, which means users can always rest assured to be in full control of their bitcoin throughout the entire flow of a swap Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Ironfish Network: Ironfish encrypts every transaction, shielding your sensitive asset information from public view. With read-only view keys, you remain compliant and in control. Iron Fish is a decentralized layer 1 blockchain, proof-of-work (Pow) based, censorship-resistant, and publicly accessible blockchain project. It is designed to support strong privacy guarantees on every transaction. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

ZERO Private transactions, Zero fees, DeFi, Open Source & available to all. Zero offers total payment confidentiality, while still maintaining a decentralized network using a public blockchain. Zero combines Bitcoin’s security with Zcash’s anonymity and privacy. Zero is a network operating by the three fundamental principles of technological freedom: Decentralization, Open Source code and true Peer-to-Peer technology. With Privacy being a fundamental human right. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Penumbra Testnet: Penumbra is a fully shielded layer-1 network within the Cosmos ecosystem. It is a shielded, cross-chain network allowing anyone to securely transact, stake, swap, or market make without broadcasting their personal information to the world. As a fully shielded blockchain, Penumbra records all values in a single shielded pool that can record any kind of asset. Penumbra has privacy by default, with no transparent transactions or transparent value pool. Asset Swap: Yes

Firo: Formerly known as Zcoin, is a Layer 1 privacy blockchain catering to cryptocurrency privacy and mining. Firo is at the forefront of cryptocurrency privacy with Lelantus and Lelantus Spark providing trustless, on-chain privacy with high anonymity sets. Dandelion++ technology also provides network-layer privacy. Firo is at the forefront of cryptocurrency privacy with Lelantus and Lelantus Spark providing trustless, on-chain privacy with high anonymity sets. Dandelion++ technology also provides network-layer privacy. Asset Swap: Yes

Firn is the first zero-knowledge privacy platform in the account-based model, and introduces pluggable, flexible privacy to Ethereum-based chains. Using zero-knowledge proofs, Firn delivers secure, efficient fund privacy for users of Ethereum and Ethereum-based L2s. How it works: To use Firn, deposit ETH into the protocol. Once you have a Firn balance, you can privately transfer funds to other Firn users, or engage with other protocols, like Uniswap. You can also privately withdraw funds back to the network. Firn charges a small fee, of 0.79%, on all ETH withdrawals. These fees are disbursed proportionally to holders of FIRN Token. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

ZKBOB: Protect your privacy with zkBob smart contract wallet. With zkBob, the contents of your wallet and the amounts you spend and receive are completely private. Use zkBob to send or receive salary, payments, donations, and more with privacy and built-in compliance. It also allows for private P2P transfers using zero-knowledge proof technology to protect recipients and anonymize amounts. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

PantherProtocol: A zero-knowledge, cross-protocol layer protecting your on-chain data and enabling compliant DeFi access. How it works? Deposit your assets into Panther to use 1:1 collateralized shielded assets called zAssets. Store multiple asset types in Panther Pools, whilst protecting your on-chain data with zero-knowledge proofs. With many Layer-1 and 2 blockchains, all proposing different values, ideas, and mechanisms, Panther creates the infrastructure to connect them privately, rather than expecting one of them to take over everything. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

ShadeProtocol: A layer-2 array of connected privacy-preserving DeFi applications built on Secret Network. These key applications are stablecoins, governance, bonds, staking derivatives, insurance, synthetics, lending, DEXs, and more. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Sienna Network: A privacy-first decentralized open source frontend where you can interact with swap and lending contracts on the Secret Network chain. Earn yield by providing secret tokens for others to borrow, or borrow tokens by providing against collateral. Markets launching are sBTC, sETH, sSCRT, sXMR, sLUNA, sUST, sUSDT, sUSDC and more. Sienna Network (Layer-2 protocol) was developed. SiennaLend is the first private lending protocol to enable private lending for multiple blockchain ecosystems while maintaining your privacy. It is permissionless and has no signup requirements, no limit to deposits, no centralized party to freeze your account, and is governed by the SIENNA governance token. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Tusima.Network: Tusima is a zk-rollup-based multi-chain privacy financial network that integrates zero-knowledge proof and multi-chain interoperability. Its goal is to become a privacy financial infrastructure for Web 3.0. Tusima is a Layer 2 privacy financial infrastructure for blockchain; it exists to protect the privacy of user transactions and help developers build private financial applications. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Evanesco: Based on the privacy layered network, and protects the privacy of users’ asset behaviors by constructing privacy assets and privacy transactions. Evanesco Network is a financial protocol platform in the Web3 ecology that combines a Layer zero network with a privacy computing framework and is based on the Polkadot ecosystem. It supports private asset issuance, management, transfer, cross-chain interoperability, and a standardized smart contract framework. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Horizon: Our main goal is to create decentralized applications that will provide both consumers and businesses with tools designed to make cryptocurrency transactions more confidential, secure, and viable than conventional currencies. For greater benefits, Horizon offers fixed pools for users to deposit and withdraw from. Horizon is a privacy-focused solution for anonymizing cryptocurrency transactions, It enhances blockchain security and privacy by severing the on-chain link between a depositing address and a receiving address. Powered by zk-SNARKs, Horizon’s unique shielded accounts are crafted from a 12-keychain seed phrase. Using this shielded account, the user can deposit and withdraw from any device, as long as their account is imported into Horizon. Utilizing zk-SNARKs, we shield transaction details while validating them, preserving transaction privacy. With shielded accounts, only the sender has access to the deposited amount. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Sacred Finance: Sacred Finance is a layer2 multi-chain DeFi platform designed to offer private yield-bearing deposits to DeFi users is a decentralized protocol that enables private yield redemption and the private transfer of funds. Sacred enables you to deposit funds into a mixer with one address, and redeem it with a different address, breaking the on-chain link and obscuring the record on the blockchain from observers. This is possible thanks to zero-knowledge proofs. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Hurricane: Hurricane is an Ethereum layer 2 network. Here, we have Hurricane, A decentralized protocol based on zero-knowledge proofs. Only the user possessing the ‘NoteString’ is able to link deposit and withdraw. Hurricane improves transaction privacy by breaking the on-chain link between deposit and receive addresses. Hurricane uses smart contracts that utilize zkSNARK and zero-knowledge technology to enable private transactions on the Terra network. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Hinkal Protocol: Before the inception of Hinkal, privacy came at the cost of high fees and friction to adoption. L1/L2 privacy infrastructure requires migrating from the current user experience and exposure to new trust factors such as bridges and sequencers. Hinkal solves both problems by introducing the concept of a private DeFi hub, a smart contract where liquid funds and retail users create a private account(s) and run DeFi strategies on their favorite dApps entirely untraceable (the origin and destination of transaction, value and private mem pools) and almost free, from 0.5 - 3bps per transaction, depending on number and value of transactions (more transactions - lower fees). Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Conceal Network: The Conceal Network was built to provide the ability for individuals to communicate and financially interact with each other in an anonymous and decentralized manner. With Conceal, transactions can’t be linked between the sender and the recipient. Additionally, Conceal uses ring signatures and one-time addresses for truly anonymous payments Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

CIA Protocol: Conspiracy is a privacy-centric Automated Market Maker (AMM) and our first project as the CIACollective. It uses ZK-SNARKs, a well-researched and documented zero knowledge proofing system, to obscure the link between a trader and a decentralized liquidity pool on-chain. CIA protocol is working tirelessly to build the truest form of DeFi with privacy by default Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Spiral Finance: Spiral finance is a fully decentralized non-custodial protocol allowing private transactions on-chain. Spiral finance smart contracts have been implemented within the ZK-Sync ERA blockchain, making them immutable. They can neither be changed nor tampered with. Therefore, nobody - including the original developers - can modify or shut them down. Users are provided with the private key enabling access to the deposited funds, which gives users complete control over their assets. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

FairySwap: Fairyswap is a Layer 1 next-generation, community-driven privacy DEX that is committed to being permissionless and decentralized. By leveraging the zero-knowledge proof technology built into Findora, privacy DEXs, and Dapps like FairySwap give users the ability to choose what information they want to be visible on a public blockchain, and what they would rather shield. The information they want to be invisible can still be publicly verified with zero-knowledge proofs without revealing any details. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Cyclone Protocol: Cyclone is a cross-chain, non-custodial, universal privacy-preserving protocol with decentralized governance. Cyclone applies zkSNARKs to enable transactional privacy for all DeFi components by breaking the on-chain link between depositor and recipient addresses. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Particl: A layer 1 solution designed to enable individuals to privately send and receive money with no restrictions and no middleman. It’s easy, fast, and safe. It’s just like cash, but digital! Keep your finances private. With PART, you can choose to make public transactions or private ones that are completely untraceable. The choice is yours; regardless of your needs, there’s a solution for you. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

ColossusXT: A privacy-centric, energy-efficient, decentralized, open-source, peer-to-peer (P2P) digital currency with instant and anonymous transactions. A two-tier network based on the popular Bitcoin core software, utilizes Masternodes and Proof of Stake 3.0 protocol for securing its network which gives it unmatched stability and easy accessibility Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

BlackHat Coin : BlackHat is a privacy-focused decentralized cryptocurrency providing truly anonymous untraceable transactions based on PoS consensus and zk-SNARKs data protection protocol (Zero Knowledge Proof). The privacy layer of BlackHat coin implemented on zk-SNARK Sapling protocol by Electric Coin Company (ZCash) which provides fast, anonymous, and untraceable payments with Zero Knowledge Proof without revealing your transaction amounts and balance to anyone. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Suterusu: Suterusu offers complete privacy protection for both user identities and transaction details within layer-2 The Suterusu Protocol is a second-layer private payment infrastructure for smart contract platforms. The Suterusu Protocol uses the original and most advanced ZK-ConSnark algorithm that does not require a trusted setup. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

Concordium: A layer 1 public blockchain platform that prioritizes privacy and accountability. It utilizes an identity layer to associate real-world identities with wallets, allowing for trust and privacy in transactions. With a focus on security and verification, Concordium aims to unlock the potential of a global economy on the blockchain. Asset Swap; Yes

Mystiko.Network: Mystiko is excited to be the first L2 privacy solution; Users deposit assets on one chain and withdraw from another chain privately, without exposing transaction details to anyone. Mystiko Protocol can be implemented on any cross-chain bridge. Users could trade on private DEX just like on Uniswap while users’ financial privacy is protected. Existing DEX could add such features to their users by implementing Mystiko Protocol.

Asset Swap: Yes

Raze.Network: EVM-compatible layer 2 privacy protocol. It is built as a native privacy layer that can provide end-to-end anonymity for the entire DeFi and Web3.0 stack. The Raze Network applies zkSNARKs to the Zether framework to build a second-layer decentralized anonymous module. The objective of Raze Network is to enable multichain privacy-preserving payment and trading systems, while protecting the transparency of your assets and behaviours from surveillance.

Asset Swap: Yes

Omniatech: This is a layer 2 solution company that offers secure blockchain transactions and allows users to track the transaction even before they are mined or traded, allowing users to generate a secure connection for their wallet.

Asset Swap: Yes

Calamari: Calamari Network is the canary network of Manta Network, and empowers web2 and web3 applications with trustless, private on-chain identity and transaction services. Calamari Network is Manta Network’s canary network, which is deployed as a layer 1 network leveraging Substrate to connect to the entire Kusama ecosystem.

Asset Swap: Yes

TomoChain: TOMO is a layer 1 public blockchain. Tomochain is a privacy protocol developed on Tomochain and designed to create safe and untraceable transactions. Asset Swap: Yes Whitepaper

ZeroPool: ZeroPool is a multi-blockchain privacy engine, providing anonymous account-based transactions for blockchains. ZeroPool is a fully private multi-blokchain solution. Low transaction fees, atomic swaps and common anonymity set. Balances and transaction graphs are hidden and compatible with network identity-hiding technologies. Asset Swap: Yes