@amstrad/ggno/godfather This is what I wrote in the Slack’s marketing channel one month ago :
"I find and I have always found so regretting that the word “cash” is part of the name of this project while the “Zen system” is much more than a simple way to send digital cash, it reduces a lot the visibility of the project from a marketing standpoint.
Not only that but its similarity with the name “Zcash” makes the project to not look like a brand new, original and innovative project. It rather makes it to look like an alternative version of Zcash with perhaps some improvements…
For these reasons, I believe that from a marketing standpoint this name is an important handicap for the project.
I would like to know if you guys would actually be open to the possibility of changing the name of the project, aknowledging that the logo will be changed soon, secure nodes are about to go to mainnet, new website etc… ? It may be now or never to consider this question.
I also believe that changing the name at the same time as the logo is being changed would have a great impact on the market (remember Antshares/Neo for exemple)."
But at the time nobody seemed to really care about what I said, and when I pointed out that fact Blockops told me that it takes time to think about these kind of things however the team doesn’t exclude changing the name subsequently (why subsequently and not now ? This is so important !).
At least, even if the name wasn’t going to be changed, I would have liked to have some words from the team on this subject, to know why they consider the name “Zencash” as being such a relevant name, which didn’t happen.
By the way I proposed two other names :
- ZenStealth : I believe that it sounds great, it implies that it’s a multipurpose system (i.e. Zensystem but I consider that this one doesn’t sound very well), we would finally be seen as being a really original, innovative project going its own way and stop being seen as Zcash’s little brother.
- ZenPrivacy : This one may sound basic, however I find it clean, efficient.The underlying message is : “The first system making it easy for you to benefit from a real privacy”.
Maybe if more people make their voice being heard about this subject this option will be considered more seriously by the team.