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.

Full List of Ripple Customers (2019/2010 UPDATE)

17 Oct 2019 4 minute read XRP_Gato $5.68 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...

Today we overview XRP/BTC

17 Oct 2019 1 minute read amirhuda $0.07 tipped

The formation is very similar to an ascending wedge , for which the target is a breakout the support line, this is also in accordance with the strong bearish divergence by RSI .But there is also an another side where XRP is on a good bullish wave and...

Pump n Dump: Killing the Cryptocurrency Market

17 Oct 2019 2 minute read Blockchain Anchor $2.61 tipped

Blockchain startups are entering the space with the goal of overthrowing the king known as "Bitcoin" and taking over that coveted #1 position. In my personal opinion, I don't see why any new blockchain startup wouldn't want to set their sights on eve...

A Long-Term Technical Analysis Perspective & Review For Ripple

16 Oct 2019 6 minute read Rubika Ventures $0.79 tipped

Hi Rubikators! This time we will be short, we will try to promise. The question we bring today is about the latest review about cryptocurrency Ripple. This morning edition goes to those unbelievers who hate Ripple for being one of the most manipulate...

Ripple (XRP) - The Most Affordable Cryptocurrency In The Top 5

16 Oct 2019 4 minute read fycee $3.06 tipped

Endorsed by the celebrities as a cryptocurrency donated to Ellen De Generes by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary (Manager of Madonna and U2). This is the point of time where the public has been mostly aware what this trend in money transfer is at such an...

How Does Ripple Work?

16 Oct 2019 4 minute read XRP_Gato $5.08 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...

List of Banks Using Ripple (2019/2010 UPDATE)

14 Oct 2019 7 minute read XRP_Gato $5.75 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...

Is XRP Decentralized?

13 Oct 2019 1 minute read Yasin $0.17 tipped

The centrality of XRP developed by Ripple has been debated for a long time. New data on the XRP show that centralized management within the network is increasingly weakened. Operation of XRPIn the XRP network, the so-called verifier nodes decide whet...

Same problems that we are all having!

12 Oct 2019 1 minute read burky $0.11 tipped

I am bitcoin holder/collector/trader/hunter from 2015.. I was a collector as first at the faucets and collecting the BTC. The rewards were great at the beginning, for ex. i could collect from website 2000 satoshi per hour.. Now i could onl...

Yobit is going strong

12 Oct 2019 1 minute read burky $0.07 tipped

I love yobit exchange, which pays us free coins daily and if you collect them daily you could get something in 3 months. I could collect like 10.000 Doge coin in couple of months. Also they have new campaign which is you can collect 1000 satoshis for...