The Protocol - The technology that allows Counterparty nodes to communicate with each other via the Bitcoin blockchain.
XCP - The native currency of Counterparty, used for advanced features and representing stake in the protocol.
Counterwallet - A secure, fast, and user-friendly web wallet that puts all the power of Counterparty right into your web browser.
Why Use Counterparty?
Individuals - Issue your own currency backed by the power of the blockchain, and trade them on the world’s first decentralized exchange.
Entrepreneurs - Crowdfund your projects, distribute equity, and share profits globally with supporters using Bitcoin 2.0 technology.
Finance - Participate in a truly open, global, and transparent digital financial market for smart contracts and trading without counterparty risk.