Lisk or LSK is a cryptocurrency aiming to serve as a platform for decentralized applications, special programs designed to run across a network of computers running shared software. The name of the token fueling the Lisk blockchain application platform is LSK. It’s a utility token used to pay for transaction fees on the Lisk blockchain. Based on its own blockchain network and utility token, LSK, it will enable developers to build blockchain applications and create an ecosystem of blockchain applications for mainstream users to benefit from. Before blockchain can achieve its full potential, it needs to gain mass adoption. Lisk is determined to solve this problem by becoming a safe and secure gateway to this technology for developers and enthusiasts alike. The ultimate goal is to bring talent into the blockchain industry by enabling you to participate in building the decentralized future with our products, whether you are a technical person or not. Lisk is not a digital currency that can be used to buy and sell goods and services.
Original author – Max Kordek, Oliver Beddows
Initial release – 14 May 2016
Development status – Active
Website – lisk.io