Ripple (XRP)

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Ripple Labs created the Ripple network and the XRP token in 2012 with the purpose of making cheaper, faster cross-border payments. Ripple was thought of by Jed McCaleb (founder of the Stellar Foundation), Arthur Britto and David Schwartz, and developed from an earlier idea called OpenCoin. 

Ripple’s specific purpose as a settlement system has seen it form multiple partnerships with banks, forming a network that has since been termed as “RippleNet”. Ripple’s extensive collaboration with banks - including cross-border pilot programs - has won favor with financial institutions in several continents, and executives from the company have been known to discuss the implementation of decentralized financial systems with high-level financial industry insiders, like the IMF’s Christine Lagarde. 

Ripple also has close ties to SBI Financial Holdings, a Japanese financial giant that is keen on leveraging the token to improve financial services in Asia. President Yoshitaka Kitao has joined the Ripple Board of Directors. This, along with the extensive efforts to help banks test cross-border payments using Ripple’s technology, has emboldened investors, who believe that Ripple will act as something of a bridge between traditional banking systems and new technologically-empowered systems. 

Ripple’s quicker settlement times compared to Bitcoin (transactions take a few seconds to get validated) and its lack of energy-intensive mining has led some people to say that it is a better means of exchange than Bitcoin itself. Having said this, Ripple is still primarily focused on becoming a new form of SWIFT, one that can assist existing banks and its customers speed up international payments.

In this tag, read Ripple (XRP) news, price predictions, opinions and analyses created by users.


List of Banks Using Ripple (2019/2010 UPDATE)

1 week ago 7 minute read XRP_Gato $5.88 tipped

Last week, I published quite a lengthy list of Ripple’s partners. I didn’t cover all of them, for that list would have been unnecessarily lengthy - Ripple has over 200 members on its RippleNet - but I did describe all of the major partners who were u...

Full List of Ripple Customers (2019/2010 UPDATE)

4 days ago 4 minute read XRP_Gato $5.51 tipped

At this point, it’s very well known that Ripple is the most accomplished when it comes to forming partnerships and breaking into the existing business world. After all, it is a project the target market of which is primarily B2B.  Even so, the sheer...

How Does Ripple Work?

5 days ago 4 minute read XRP_Gato $5.12 tipped

Ripple’s XRP is an odd cryptocurrency (some might even it say that it isn’t a cryptocurrency, but we won’t address that today) in many respects.  There is an unusually high supply of the token (100 billion, some of which has been burnt) that is relea...

Who Really Invested and Founded Ripple? - Behind The Curtains

7 hours ago 6 minute read XRP_Gato $4.59 tipped

Ripple’s origins is an interesting and storied one, as tends to be the case with most major cryptocurrency projects. Jed McCaleb, an extremely prominent figure in the crypto industry, originally conceived of the idea of a cryptocurrency that establis...

~115,000 People Can't Be Wrong

12 hours ago 1 minute read Crypto Pappy $0.15 tipped

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XRP at the Crossroad

1 day ago 1 minute read EliteElliott $0.11 tipped

XRP was able to maintain upward momentum throughout the last few weeks, but that might change soon. -On the 4Hour chart, we can see the Uptrend, yellow line -The price is also Supported by the 50Day EMA as XRP is trading above it These factors have b...

XRP 's coming back: Don't underestimate XRP!

1 day ago 1 minute read cryptovato1 $0.54 tipped

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Ripples sell go down in Quarter three

2 days ago 1 minute read CryptoArgha $0.14 tipped

Worlds third largest crypto currency and blockchain based payment firm ripple sale has dropped 73 % in Quarter 3   The payment coin ripple total sale has droppee 73% in quater than previous quarter  According to a old announcement this year ripple an...

XRP Markets Report (Q3 2019) by Ripple

2 days ago 1 minute read Yasin $0.08 tipped

Ripple, one of the largest companies in the cryptocurrency world, has released a new report on the third quarter of the year. According to the company's data, the total value of the cryptocurrency market fell by 30% in the third quarter compared to t...

Cinnamon The New Video Review - Platform that Ripple invested 20 Million towards Adaption

2 days ago 1 minute read LiteLiger $2.65 tipped

Cinnamon Got a 20M dollar grant to build their platform along with Coil It's not a big surprise that i'm not very big fan of Ripple or XRP, because of the centralized aspects of them and the concept of just getting fiat and dumping tokens to the mar...

Btc price again going down? Why ?

3 days ago 1 minute read Crpyto Hub $0.11 tipped

Hi all     Btc price going again down. This is the shocking new for the investor and people that are holding btc. Why are the price is going down. Answere of this question is very hard to giving. So in my eyes the reason of falling btc price is so mu...

Swell 2019 : Opportunity of the Year for XRP!

3 days ago 1 minute read Yasin $0.07 tipped

Ripple will organize its annual Swell event in Singapore on 7-8 November 2019. According to some analysts in the cryptocurrency sector, this event may be the opportunity of the year for XRP investors. Ripple organizes an event called Swell every year...

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