Founder of Litecoin, Charlie Lee, tweeted Friday that he will no longer be working for Coinbase. He is leaving the company to focus on his brainchild creation, Litecoin. This news comes as a welcome surprise to the Litecoin community, who are entering into a new stage of maturation, as they recently elected to activate segregated witness.Charlie Lee
Lee’s tweet read short, but optimistic. He said, “today is my last day at @coinbase! I will miss working with you all. I am going to shift my focus to Litecoin now. To the Moon!” For the most part, this maneuver was unexpected. However, it did end up being a timely consideration for the founder, as the Litecoin ecosystem will be looking to grow and change in the interest of every participant involved.
Today's my last day at @coinbase! I will miss working with you all.
I'm going to shift my focus to Litecoin now. To the moon!