Ripple (XRP)

581 Articles 733 Followers

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.


Trade Bittrex and Upbit without KYC, AML or any Documents Check

3 weeks ago 1 minute read kingscrown $0.26 tipped

Bittrex shares books with Upbit - they both are huge exchanges yet both need full KYC, AML - documents verification. Some people may have issues to pass it or do not want to do it. Bittrex started as no KYC exchange so i can understand that. Sure yo...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP - 2019 Market Wrap-Up & January 2020 Price Prediction!

3 weeks ago 7 minute read CryptoChartWizard91 $9.42 tipped

Hello traders! It has been a while since I have posted any market updates so I thought it would be fitting to get one out before the new year starts!  Overall, the year of 2019 has not been an absolute shambles for the entire industry. The total mark...

Ripple has sold XRP of worth $1.2 billion since 2016 but CTO called sales ‘’negligible’’

3 weeks ago 1 minute read Tokenhell.com $0.56 tipped

Ripple, as usual, continues to selling XRP besides a strong reaction from the crypto community. Some people think that it is not decentralized at all but decentralized and the company is selling coins to make money instead of investing in increasing...

The ripple cryptocurrency community uses XRP to finance itself, but the company rejects the accusations from the sender

3 weeks ago 2 minute read Roberto D. $0.14 tipped

The lawsuit is old enough to have frankly even a little stewed, however the controversies around this theme have never stopped; according to a large part of the community of cryptocurrency enthusiasts, in fact, the only sense of XRP as a currency wou...

2020: INSANE RALLY! APPLE BANS DAPPS! TRON BUYS DLIVE! IOTA MAIN NET FREEZES! BOTTOM PREDICTION!

3 weeks ago 1 minute read CryptoBitcoinChris $0.11 tipped

🔸🚀 Join the BEST trading group on YouTube! 🔸🚀🔸🚀 https://www.patreon.com/cryptobitcoinchris 🔸🚀🔸🚀 Crypto Payments Accepted! 6 month minimum 🔸🚀Crypto Discounts: 20% off 6 mos or 30% off 12 mos + 1 mo FREECrypto Payments: cryptobitcoinchris@gmail.com Wi...

Why is the price of XRP so low? Mati Greenspan's thesis is probably the one that comes closest to reality

3 weeks ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.74 tipped

During 2019, Ripple grew a lot as a project, a growth obtained also through strategic partnerships, such as those with RIA and MoneyGram, which have strengthened and consolidated the relevance of the platform in the money transfer market; despite all...

Ripple (XRP) Has Formed Bullish BAT Pattern A Good Long Opportunity On Short Term 2 hr Chart

3 weeks ago 1 minute read moon333 $0.25 tipped

Priceline of world's 3rd largest cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP) has formed bullish BAT pattern and entered in potential reversal zone. This PRZ area should be used as stop loss in case of complete candle stick closes below this zone. Lets have a look on...

Best Crypto Trading Simulation/Training Website

3 weeks ago 1 minute read martintibor40 $0.03 tipped

Trading crypto currency is quite skill based but this website can help you shaping your abilities to make decisions plus you will start with 10.000 USD on demo account without any registering. The goal is to just make profit either by buy or selling...

China is looking to launch its 1st ever blockchain ETF very soon

3 weeks ago 1 minute read Tokenhell.com $0.15 tipped

China is making progress day by day in applying the blockchain technology in various systems and the process of blockchain applications is increased many folds after the president’s encouragement of the blockchain in the country. Penghua Fund, a Chin...

South Korean Bithumb Exchange is hit with over $69M in Taxes by NTS

3 weeks ago 1 minute read Tokenhell.com $0.15 tipped

The crypto exchange Bithumb has been hit with an amount of $69.3 million in taxes. Recently, the largest South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has charged with a tax bill of 80.3 billion worth $69.5 million. The news is reported on Monday by the local...