Original developer disappeared bitcoin conference nyc 2014 launch and is still unknown to this date. NYC is a fair launch cryptocurrency with no pre-mine. NYC is a basic money transfer system. No frills, no whitepaper, just the basics that Bitcoin and Litecoin offer.
NYC just does it faster and does it cheaper. Unconfirmed transactions worldwide in 1-2 seconds. Confirms a block every 30 seconds since 2014. And there are no fees to send funds.
NYC offers FREE, lightning-fast worldwide money transfer. And NYC is actually usable at the retail level. Nick Spanos, founder of the Bitcoin Center NYC. There are no fees to send or receive funds worldwide using the NYC network.