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Simple cryptocurrency price and portfolio monitor for macOS

Lionshare Desktop


Blog: Announcing Lionshare

Lionshare is a simple macOS application that helps you track cryptocurrencies and your portfolio. Build using Electron, React and Mobx.

For the API and other parts of the Lionshare herd, checkout our Github page or get in touch with us on Twitter.

Special thanks to Coinbase for sponsoring the release of Lionshare as open source software. If you’re interested in building products to reinvent the future of finance, get in touch.


Electron specific code, including application configuration and Webpack build files, can be found under desktop/. All React application code is stored inside src/.


To install for development, clone the repository and install the dependencies with yarn.

$ git clone
$ cd lionshare-desktop
$ yarn


To run development application and Webpack server:

yarn run dev


Lionshare is an open source project created by Ben Jennings, Jori Lallo and Maksim Stepanenko.


Lionshare is an open source side project. To support development and keep our server running, you can donate using Bitcoin and Ethereum:

  • Bitcoin: 14cYsomReqcsznbKTuW6Mh91uZm2j2AF5B
  • Ethereum: 0xbBC664b891D6Fc7EBF516594D690e370C5C32A9f


When will Lionshare support < your favorite coin >?

Right now we're supporting coins with the most market cap listed on GDAX and Poloniex. If we're not yet supporting your favorite coin, please create an issue to lionshare-api repository or upvote an existing one 👍

Does my portfolio leave my computer?

No, Lionshare is completely client-side and doesn't hold any keys. We take security very seriously and all our communication happens over HTTPS. All code is open source.

How will you make money?

We won't, this is a side project.

When can I have a Linux, Windows, iOS, etc version?

Right now we're focused on supporting macOS but open to adding support for other platforms in the future.




Something missing? Edit this app.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab