Litecoin (LTC) Cryptocurrency Economic Model and General Information

What does it do?

Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency forked from Bitcoin. The transaction confirmation time is about 2.5 minutes on average.

Key Features

  • Open source and decentralized.
  • Nearly zero cost transfers.
  • Medium of commerce complementary to Bitcoin.

General information

Company NameLitecoin Foundation Ltd.
Incorporation dateApril 3, 2017
Incorporation Address111 NORTH BRIDGE ROAD
SINGAPORE (179098)

Economic details

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Initial Funding & Distribution
Token TypeCryptocurrency
Total Supply SoldThere was no ICO
Total Amount Raisedn/a
Price During the Crowdsalen/a
Hard Capn/a
Initial Token Distributionn/a
Distribution of Funds raisedn/a
Fork DateOctober 13, 2011
Top 100 Holders Collectively Own 41.66% (25,103,362.82 Tokens) of LTC. 

Social Media


Managing Board DirectorCharlie Lee
Board DirectorXinxi Wang
Board DirectorFranklyn Richards
Board DirectorZing Yang
Director of OperationsKeith Yong
Project DirectorDavid Schwartz
Marketing & CommunicationsJohn Eidson


Total number of Commits67 705 Commits (37 Repositories)


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Bitcoin – a peer to peer technology based cryptocurrency.

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Stellar – an open source network used to facilitate cross-asset transfers of value.

Decred – a blockchain-based cryptocurrency with a fair system of checks and balances between all parties.

Potential market and clients

The potential of Litecoin adoption depends on the demand for cryptocurrencies in the future. In a scenario when Bitcoin becomes the new gold Litecoin plans to become a silver to it and serve as a medium of exchange.

Utility and economic dynamics

  • LTC can be used as a transfer of value.
  • LTC is also used to pay the fees.