Get up to $200 for getting started
Coinbase Logo

Keep an eye on Secret

Get instant alerts for major price changes.

About Secret

Secret (SCRT) is a privacy-focused blockchain that strives to provide an environment with privacy features for decentralized applications (DApps). It is built on the Cosmos network and utilizes a unique feature known as Secret Contracts. These contracts operate similarly to smart contracts on other blockchains, but with a key difference - they transfer encrypted inputs into encrypted outputs without exposing data. This is achieved through the use of encrypted contract states during execution. The core development team behind Secret is SCRT Labs, an Israel-based organization that works towards the adoption of privacy-focused, decentralized technologies. The Secret Network is supported by a global community of organizations and works towards advancing privacy as a human right and public good.

Secret functions through a combination of encryption protocols and key management within a Trusted Execution Environment (TEE). This allows Secret Contracts to compete for privacy-related use cases that traditional blockchains have found challenging to accommodate. Users send encrypted input to the network, which is then computed over by validators (the Secret nodes). The proposing validator submits encrypted output, and validators achieve consensus on the results. The encrypted outputs and encrypted contract state are then recorded on the Secret Network. The functionality of the smart contracts is based on CosmWasm, the smart contracting platform of the Cosmos ecosystem.

Secret has various potential use cases. For instance, digital content management platforms can use Secret to store a decryption key to the content. After a user pays, the Secret contract shares the decryption key, and the user receives their unique access key. This would not be possible with traditional blockchains since the data is publicly visible. Other examples include secret auctions and secret voting, which could utilize the encrypted bids and votes they can submit to a Secret Contract. In this scenario, the contract computing encrypted outputs can determine the winner without revealing the votes. Secret also works towards maintaining privacy in decentralized finance with a permissionless economic system that provides economic opportunities.

Secret was founded in 2017 by Tor Bair, a US-based entrepreneur and MIT alumni. The Secret Network was the first protocol to provide private smart contracts on the mainnet, live since September 2020. It uses a combination of the Intel SGX (Software Guard Extension) Trusted Execution Environment technology, several encryption schemes, and key management to bring privacy by default to blockchain users. The initial total supply of SCRT was 170 million, distributed among the community, team, treasury, and foundation. Secret uses a delegated proof-of-stake consensus mechanism called Tendermint, where validators stake SCRT and are compensated by delegators for verifying transactions, ensuring the protocol is running, and maintaining blockchain security.


Market stats

Market cap


Volume (24h)


Circulating supply

271.4M SCRT

All time high


Market performance

Price change (1h)


Price change (1d)


Price change (1w)


Price change (2w)


Price change (1m)


Price change (1y)


Related Assets

Discover conversions

A selection of conversions from different assets to top cryptocurrencies.

Trending assets

Assets with the biggest change in unique page views on over the past 24 hours.

Popular cryptocurrencies

A selection of cryptocurrencies in the top 50 by market cap.

Recently added

A selection of the most recently added cryptocurrencies.

Advanced trading

Here is a selection of spot and futures markets that people watch

Coinbase Bytes

Coinbase Bytes

The week’s biggest crypto news, sent right to your inbox

Secret is on the rise this week.

The price of Secret has increased by 0.04% in the last hour and increased by 0.09% in the past 24 hours. Secret’s price has also risen by 4.19% in the past week. The current price is $0.40 per SCRT with a 24-hour trading volume of $2.77M. Currently, Secret is valued at 95.92% below its all time high of $9.91. This all-time high was the highest price paid for Secret since its launch.

The current circulating supply of Secret is 271,355,294.756 SCRT which means that Secret has as total market cap of 271,355,294.756.


What is the current price of Secret?

We update our Secret to USD currency in real-time. Get the live price of Secret on Coinbase.

What is the market cap of Secret?

The current market cap of Secret is $109.61M. A high market cap implies that the asset is highly valued by the market.

What is the all time high of Secret?

The all-time high of Secret is $9.91. This all-time high is highest price paid for Secret since it was launched.

What is the 24 hour trading volume of Secret?

Over the last 24 hours, the trading volume of Secret is $2.77M.

What other assets are similar to Secret?

Assets that have a similar market cap to Secret include inSure DeFi, CUDOS, Rootstock Smart Bitcoin, and many others. To see a full list, see our comparable market cap assets.

How many Secret are there?

The current circulating supply of Secret is 271 million.

Can I buy Secret on Coinbase?

No, Secret is not currently available on Coinbase, but you can sign up to get the latest news on Secret and be notified when it gets added to our exchange.