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## What Is ZEDCEX Protocol (USDZ)?

ZEDCEX Protocol is a decentralised and centralised stable coin BEP20 network

USDZ is the native utility token that is used for:

* Fees for processing transactions and storing data.

* Running validator nodes on the network via staking ZEDCEX tokens.

* Used for governance votes to determine how network resources are allocated.

## How Many USDZ Coins Are There in Circulation?

USDZ Protocol launched its mainnet on May 16, 2022 with 87 billion USDZ tokens created at genesis. 5% of additional supply is issued each year to support the network as epoch rewards, of which 90% goes to validators (4.5% total) and 10% to the protocol treasury (0.5% total).

### Who Are the Founders of USDZ Protocol?

ZEDCEX Protocol is the brainchild of developers ZEDCEX EXCHANGE of whom have extensive experience in programming.

This project became what is now the USDZ Protocol, and employs more than 58 staff, including developers with experience at Google and MemSQL.

According to USDZ Protocol’s official website, many of the developers hold prizes and nominations from competitions in coding and related fields, notably the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC).

### Where Can I Buy USDZ Protocol (USDZ)?

USDZ is available for trading on a growing number of exchanges, with cryptocurrency and [stablecoin]

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