Dash was launched in 2014 by Evan Duffield, a man with abundant knowledge in both technology and finance. Dash is an open source peer-to-peer cryptocurrency.
This cryptocurrency has gone through a number of iterations to arrive at its current name. It was initially called Xcoin, then DarkCoin and then finally Dash and trades on exchanges under the symbol DASH.
Dash offers instant transactions known as “InstantSend” and private transactions known as “PrivateSend”. Dash is a decentralized autonomous organization because of its self-governing and budgeting system.