What is it?


Litecoin is a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency similar to its predecessor Bitcoin in many ways, as Litecoin was forked from original Bitcoin source code and launched in 2011 by Charlie Lee, an ex-Google employee. Technically, Litecoin and Bitcoin blockchains are very similar, both utilizing the proof-of-work concept. The main differences are a decreased block generation time, a larger number of coins and a different hashing algorithm. Litecoin is and always was great for making instant payment to anyone, anywhere in the world. That’s also one of the reasons why litecoin is being used as a currency for making or accepting online payments more than ever before. CoinGate not only allows to buy, sell or accept litecoins but also provides ways to spend them casually.
Few simple steps and you’re done!

How to start accepting litecoin?

You too can let your customers pay with litecoin and other cryptos with a single invoice solution. Manage your payments from a dashboard, or give your team members roles to manage it for you. To make it simple for businesses, all received litecoin payments are automatically settled to EUR/USD, BTC, USDT, Dai or other crypto assets, depending on the company’s choice.


Sign up for CoinGate account

When logged in, select whether you are a trader or a company.


Verify your account

Choose to go through a full verification or use simplified KYC to speed up the process.


Use ready-made e-commerce integrations, recurring billing, payment buttons, POS or a powerful API.


Set it and forget it

Once the integration is complete, set up payout currencies and payout addresses, then relax - we’ll take over from here.

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