In the last year, interest in digital assets went mainstream and new promising use cases emerged. Appropriately, it spurred a global conversation on the type of regulations needed to ensure markets and consumers remain safe. This rose to the highest levels, including the G20 and Financial Stability Board. This...
Emerging markets have revealed a new and critical challenge for global payments. Instead of relying on traditional banking systems, consumers in these regions use a variety of platforms to make payments, access banking services and take part in commerce within and outside of their countries. In Vietnam, a tech-oriented, new...
Stay tuned for the recording and transcription of the conversation with Brad Garlinghouse and Cory Johnson.
To continue to provide transparency to the XRP ecosystem globally, we share regular updates on the state of the market, including quarterly sales, relevant XRP-related announcements and commentary on previous quarter market developments. Quarterly Sales In Q1 2018, market participants purchased $16.6 million directly from XRP II, LLC — our registered...
At Ripple, we’ve always pledged our commitment to helping build XRP liquidity and a healthy and trusted market. Without question, we are huge fans. XRP is uniquely set apart. Proven faster (seconds vs. minutes), more scalable (1,500 transactions per second) and less costly (fractions of a penny) than other digital...
Science fiction films and television shows are packed with mouthwatering examples of futuristic technology. Warp speed travel on the USS Enterprise, Stormtroopers riding speeder bikes on the planet Endor, psychic crime prevention systems employed by PreCrime, and intelligent androids aboard the USCSS Prometheus, just to name a few. But most...
Santander One Pay FX — the first Ripple-enabled mobile app for cross-border payments using xCurrent — is now available to Santander’s retail customers in the U.K. One Pay FX gives Santander’s customers the ability to make EUR and USD payments to Euro Zone countries and the U.S, respectively. International payments...
Ripple has invested $25 million in XRP to Blockchain Capital Parallel IV, LP — the first fund to accept capital calls in digital assets — and focus entirely on the development of the blockchain space. The $150 million fund managed by Blockchain Capital will invest in entrepreneurial teams that are...
Tour de Schwartz is coming to a close this week in Asia. Highlights included: David Schwartz’s keynote at Deconomy in Seoul, where he addressed a packed house, and his participation in an exclusive, innovation-focused panel discussion hosted by the Founders Forum in Hong Kong. Yet, some of the most revealing...
Uphold — the digital wallet with debit, credit and automated clearing house capability (ACH) —  now allows users to exchange XRP with 34 different currencies, commodities and digital assets. This listing highlights the expanding XRP ecosystem and deepening pool of liquidity available worldwide. The Uphold platform’s U.S. users can now access...