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Western Union Open To Inking Deal with Ripple 

Ripple has been making ripple’s (I’m so sorry) over this past year, with new partnerships and fresh updates on its xRapid platform. Now, Ripple is implementing an expansionist strategy that hasn’t gone unnoticed in the business world. The San-Francisco based firm recently opened up some offices in Brazil but has made it crystal clear that its goal is to become the leading company in blockchain solutions for the financial sector. The confirmation of Luiz Antonio Sacco as General Director of Ripple’s offices in South America is a big sign that the firm is confident in the potential of this region...

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Is XRP’s Future Bullish? Half a Billion Made From Dumped Tokens

Whereas the spotlight has been on Facebook’s Libra coin over the past month or so, Ripple Labs has unexpectedly earnt quite a bit, right in the middle of the ruthless bear market that had a huge impact on the crypto space last year. According to one report, the Ripple Labs successfully pocketed more than $700 million, proceeds from dumping their XRP tokens to the investors of the San-Fransico based startup. At the start of the year, the Ripple started mining 100 billion XRP tokens as the available supply. All of these tokens were created before it was officially launched and...

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Ripple’s David Schwartz Believes Uber & Amazon Should Adopt XRP For Payments

The chief technology officer at Ripple, David Schwartz recently sat down at the recent WeAreDevelopers conference which took place in Berlin where he said some of the globe’s biggest companies are able to benefit from the use of crypto and other digital assets. Schwartz went onto talk about Ripple’s work with the numerous financial institutions and banks which improve the speed and cost of cross-border transactions. “If you’re a Seagate or an Amazon or an Airbnb or an Uber, these companies all make large numbers of small payments. Amazon has thousands of merchants that they make payments to. Uber, if...

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Ripple Adoption Continues to Grow as Santander Launch New Payment Connection

The banking giant Santander has added a new payment connection to Ripple’s powered digital banking app, One Pay FX which now supports payments between the United Kingdom and Poland. The senior vice president of customer success at Ripple, Marcus Treacher touted the new addition, which allows Santander customers to move up to 10k euros on a daily basis from both countries with zero transaction fees. Powered by Ripple & great to see this important payment corridor go live https://t.co/wVBJlQ1aZT — Marcus Treacher (@marcus_treacher) July 14, 2019 Ripple’s banking app also uses the Ripple payments protocol xCurrent. Santander launched the app...

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Would The Markets Be As Big If XRP Came First?

The popularity of cryptocurrency is down to Bitcoin. If it wasn’t down to Satoshi Nakamoto (whomever he, she or they are) creating the Bitcoin blockchain, cryptocurrency wouldn’t be as popular as it is today. Well, that’s what we think anyway. We want to ponder the question - how would things look if XRP came first instead? During the early stage of Bitcoin, it soared in popularity thanks to this idea of decentralisation. Yes, the blockchain technology behind it was impressive but the majority of us didn’t actually understand it. Everyone was far more focused on the idea of privacy and...

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