"Grin" TAG

  • research
Grin is a cryptocurrency built on MimbleWimble, a privacy-focused protocol leveraging elliptic curve cryptography and an Unspent Transaction Output (UTXO) model to enhance the privacy of transactions. Led by a predominantly anonymous team that contributes to the open-source codebase, Grin relies on donations to fund development. For a comprehensive explanation and commentary, read the Grin...
Grin & MimbleWimble
  • research
MimbleWimble Overview Grin builds on the MimbleWimble protocol, and the project’s unique contributions are best appreciated in contrast with MimbleWimble’s base features. MimbleWimble is a blockchain protocol published July 2016 as a text file posted on the #bitcoin-wizards IRC channel by the pseudonymous ‘Tom Elvis Jedusor.’ The paper combined existing research in novel ways, using...