It’s difficult to keep up with the many moving parts of a decentralized autonomous organization, especially one with global reach such as PIVX. This May was a particularly busy month for PIVX, with news ranging from industry-first technical achievements to various exchange listing announcements.

Technical Achievements

PIVX Core Wallet Update v3.1.0.2 is the star of the month, and the year… so far! While it is clear that this update ushered in a new era of private proof of stake, it also brought the crypto community a variety of enhancements ranging from simple to fundamental.

Notable PIVX Core Wallet v3.1.0.2 changes include:

  • zPIV Staking (zPoS)
  • Deterministic zPIV Seed Keys
  • Updated zPIV Minting
  • zPIV Search
  • Wallet GUI Overhaul
  • Return change to sender when minting zPIV
  • Disable Automint Feature / Set Amount
  • External Storage Backup

These are only some of the wallet enhancements, see full release notes on GitHub: https://github.com/PIVX-Project/PIVX/blob/3.1/doc/release-notes.md


In the midst of various enhancements and industry-firsts, PIVX produced more than a dozen videos in May, each translated into many languages. The commitment to creating educational content for PIVX pros and neophytes reflects PIVX’s continued effort to educate the cryptocurrency community at large.

PIVX DYK Announcement Videos

PIVX Class Instructional Videos

Exchange Listings

PIVX announced three exchange listings in May, each with a unique value proposition and audience base.

Service Listings

One particularly notable service listing this month enhanced the PIVX position on Bitscoin, a Korean digital asset exchange.

Industry Events

In addition to many regional meet-ups, PIVX participated in Consensus 2018 and the Chainges Conference 2018 in May.

Merchant Announcements

PIVX continued to add new merchants to its roster in May and enhanced the PIVX Places location directory.

Community-Created Content

Several pieces of PIVX community created content made waves this month, including an objective privacy coin matrix, an educational WhyPIVX? website, and an introduction to PIVX infographic.

It was an eventful month for PIVX, let’s see what June 2018 has in store!