Litecoin (LTC) is a global, digital currency like Bitcoin (BTC) used for peer to peer payments. In 2011, Litecoin was launched by Charles Lee, a crypto pioneer and a former Google and Coinbase employee as the first altcoin. Litecoin has a limited supply of 84 million LTC. Litecoin has maintained the fifth spot in ranking in terms of market capitalization among thousands of other cryptocurrencies.
Litecoin was inspired by Bitcoin but developed to provide faster transactions and a more scalable network. Learn about the history of Litecoin & how it works. Visit our What is Litecoin page to learn more.