Litecoin

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    Litecoin (LTC or Ł) is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency and open source software project released under the MIT/X11 license. Creation and transfer of coins is based on an open source cryptographic protocol and is not managed by any central authority. While inspired by, and in most regards technically nearly identical to Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin has some technical improvements over Bitcoin, and most other major cryptocurrencies, such as the adoption of Segregated Witness, and the Lightning Network. These effectively allow a greater number of transactions to be processed by the network in a given time, reducing potential bottlenecks.

    TypePrivate
    Founded2011
    HQUS
    Websitelitecoin.com

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)21(-4%)
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    Key People/Management at Litecoin

    Charlie Lee

    Charlie Lee

    Creator

    Litecoin Office Locations

    Litecoin has an office in
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    Litecoin Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    2011

    Cryptocurrency

    Litecoin (LTC)
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    Litecoin Cybersecurity Score

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    77/100

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    Litecoin Online and Social Media Presence

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    Litecoin News and Updates

    In Effort to Differentiate, Litecoin Makes a Move to Privacy

    Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee told CoinDesk in an interview the project is now looking to adopt key privacy-enhancing features, which he sees as increasingly attractive to cryptocurrency users.

    Pornhub Adds Bitcoin and Litecoin Payments for Premium Content

    Pornhub, the popular adult entertainment site, has (at last) added bitcoin as a payment option.

    First Mover: Litecoin and Mimblewimble, Ether Futures, Chainlink, Curve

    Litecoin's Mimblewimble upgrade sparks optimism, Ether futures hit records, Chainlink developers take profits.

    Litecoin Gets Bullish Speculation, at Last, as Upgrade Approaches

    "The upcoming privacy upgrade would leave litecoin valuations around all time highs," one industry analyst said.

    Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum: When They Move, They All Move Together

    After long weeks of mostly just sideways, Bitcoin and its cryptocurrency friends finally made a move and it was upward.

    Crypto Custodian Anchorage Adds Litecoin Support

    The U.S.-based crypto custody provider has added support for litecoin, the eighth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization.
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    Litecoin Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Litecoin founded?

      Litecoin was founded in 2011.

    • Who are Litecoin key executives?

      Litecoin's key executives are Charlie Lee.

    • How many employees does Litecoin have?

      Litecoin has 21 employees.

    • Who are Litecoin competitors?

      Competitors of Litecoin include MobileCoin, NEO and IOTA.

    • Where are Litecoin offices?

      Litecoin has an office in.

    • How many offices does Litecoin have?

      Litecoin has 1 office.