Horizen invests in the continued R&D of blockchain technology.
Horizen strives to push technological boundaries and bring new products and services to those who need them most.
Horizen’s culture is research-driven, and we believe in the development of open source technology. Our R&D and Engineering teams are building an open, permissionless and multipurpose blockchain platform that will help make the world a better place.
Below is our original whitepaper along with our updated Application Platform paper and our project-specific contributions to the Distributed Ledger Technology industry.
The Original White Paper
Release date: May 2017
Horizen Application Platform:
A Multi-tiered Node System
Release date: April 2018
51% Attack Prevention:
A Solution to Modify Bitcoin’s Consensus
Release date: June 2018
Horizen Sidechain Model:
Decoupled Consensus Between Chains
Release date: Oct 2018
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R&D Partnership with Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK) and InfoPulse
The partnerships bring some of our research and development projects.
We’re working with IOHK and Infopulse to launch a protocol-level treasury system containing a public ledger where ZEN holders can vote to decide what proposals advance and a Block-DAG study to address the biggest issue in the blockchain industry: scaling.