Interested in exploring Counterparty right away? Learn how to create your own Counterwallet, get the Bitcoin and XCP you need to to fuel your projects, and issue your own custom tokens. We also offer tutorials on more advanced features such as issuing dividends and equity to truly harness the power of the platform.
Counterparty is a platform for free and open financial tools on the Bitcoin network.
The technology that allows Counterparty nodes to communicate with each other via the Bitcoin blockchain.
The native currency of Counterparty, used for advanced features and representing stake in the protocol.
Secure, fast, and user-friendly web, browser and mobile wallets that provide all the power of Counterparty.
Why Use Counterparty?
Issue your own currency backed by the power of the blockchain, and trade them on the world’s first decentralized exchange.
Crowdfund your projects, distribute equity, and share profits globally with supporters using Bitcoin 2.0 technology.
Participate in a truly open, global, and transparent digital financial market for smart contracts and trading without counterparty risk.
Developing on Counterparty
Developing on Counterparty is easy: the entire codebase is open-source, freely licensed, and painstakingly documented. counterpartyd, the reference implementation of the Counterparty protocol, provides a JSON-RPC API modeled closely after that of Bitcoin Core itself.