• Ripple Partners with Tipping Point to Improve Economic Mobility for Bay Area Workers and Families
    Today, we’re excited to announce a $1 million grant to Tipping Point to fight poverty in the Bay Area and help individuals and families struggling to meet their basic needs. As a global company, Ripple is committed to creating positive change worldwide. Last year, we launched Ripple for Good to support mission-driven organizations and initiatives with the potential to expand financial inclusion worldwide. Nearly a third of the world’s adult population is unbanked with almost 75 percent living in ... read more
    Thursday, March 7
    2 weeks ago
  • The Ripple Drop – Episode 10
     Welcome to Episode 10 of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. This month’s episode focuses on recent activity in Europe. We’re highlighting the grand opening of the Ripple office in downtown London. Workplace Designer Jared Vallair discusses what went into the creation of the space and how it is a unique home for Ripplers in the U.K. Next, we go behind the scenes at the Ripple ... read more
    Thursday, February 28
    3 weeks ago
  • What’s on the regulatory horizon for digital assets in the E.U.?
    When Eva Kaili first attended a blockchain conference shortly after being elected as a Member of the European Parliament for Greece in 2014, she was treated with suspicion by advocates of the then-nascent technology. “When they heard I was a politician, they didn’t want me there,” she told the crowd gathered at the luxury Andaz hotel for the recent Ripple Regionals event in London. Rather than be fazed by her reception, this inspired Kaili to be even more determined ... read more
    Friday, February 8
    1 month ago
  • What’s on the regulatory horizon for digital assets in the E.U.?
    When Eva Kaili first attended a blockchain conference shortly after being elected as a Member of the European Parliament for Greece in 2014, she was treated with suspicion by advocates of the then-nascent technology. “When they heard I was a politician, they didn’t want me there,” she told the crowd gathered at the luxury Andaz hotel for the recent Ripple Regionals event in London. Rather than be fazed by her reception, this inspired Kaili to be even more determined ... read more
    Friday, February 8
    1 month ago
  • University Blockchain Research Initiative Expands Global Footprint with 11 New Partners
    Ripple has expanded the group of partners within its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). This global initiative, which launched in June 2018, now supports 29 schools to further accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. Since its launch, UBRI has helped foster increasing levels of interest and academic activity by leading faculty, post-doctoral and graduate students at many of the world’s top universities. The new cohort of partners includes a broader and even ... read more
    Thursday, February 7
    1 month ago
  • University Blockchain Research Initiative Expands Global Footprint with 11 New Partners
    Ripple has expanded the group of partners within its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). This global initiative, which launched in June 2018, now supports 29 schools to further accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. Since its launch, UBRI has helped foster increasing levels of interest and academic activity by leading faculty, post-doctoral and graduate students at many of the world’s top universities. The new cohort of partners includes a broader and even ... read more
    Thursday, February 7
    1 month ago
  • The Ripple Drop – Episode 9
    Welcome to episode nine of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. Kicking off the new year this month, our show features Chief Technology Officer David Schwartz, Co-Founder and CEO of InstaReM Prajit Nanu and Ripple’s Director of Talent Jim Chauncey-Kelly. First up, Schwartz discusses the XRP Ledger and what he sees as the most important changes over the past year. Next, Nanu talks about InstaReM’s use of ... read more
    Thursday, January 31
    2 months ago
  • Q4 2018 XRP Markets Report
    Ripple sold $129.03 million worth of XRP in Q4 2018; $535.56 million for the full year 2018 Ripple Q4 sales accounted for 0.24% percent of global XRP volume Three billion XRP released out of cryptographic escrow, 2.4 billion returned to escrow Average daily XRP volume ($585.7M) was the highest since Q1 2018 XRP is now listed on over 100 exchanges worldwide RIPPLE’S XRP SALES In Q4 2018, Ripple sold $88.88 million worth of XRP, programmatically. This represented 0.16 percent, ... read more
    Thursday, January 24
    2 months ago
  • A Global Look at the Future of Blockchain and Fintech Innovation
    What does the future hold for fintech innovation overall and blockchain in particular? That question was posed to a panel of visionary leaders assembled from around the globe by Ripple’s SVP of Business & Corporate Development Kahina Van Dyke at Swell 2018 last fall. As we step into 2019, it’s helpful to revisit their thoughts on the role of regulators, the real-world applications for blockchain underway in Africa, how to drive innovation from within large financial incumbents, and other ... read more
    Thursday, January 17
    2 months ago
  • RippleNet Surpasses 200 Customers Worldwide
    Ripple, provider of leading enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced today that 13 new financial institutions have signed up for the company’s payment network, RippleNet. The companies include Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, JNFX, FTCS, Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Transpaygo, BFC Bahrain, ConnectPay, GMT, WorldCom Finance, Olympia Trust Company, Pontual/USEND and Rendimento. With these additions, there are now more than 200 customers signed up for RippleNet. JNFX, SendFriend, Transpaygo, FTCS and Euro Exim Bank will leverage the digital asset XRP ... read more
    Tuesday, January 8
    2 months ago
  • The Ripple Drop – Episode 8
    Welcome to episode eight of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. This month we’re taking a look back at 2018 in a special holiday episode featuring SVP of Customer Success Marcus Treacher and SVP of Product Asheesh Birla. First up, Treacher shares his views on the key milestones RippleNet had this year, including new customers, corridors and applications built with Ripple’s technology. Then, Birla talks about ... read more
    Wednesday, December 26
    3 months ago
  • Ask Me Anything with Brad Garlinghouse and Monica Long
    Stay tuned for the live stream of CEO Brad Garlinghouse in conversation with SVP of Marketing Monica Long today, Tuesday, December 18, at 2:30pm (PT). The post Ask Me Anything with Brad Garlinghouse and Monica Long appeared first on Ripple. ... read more
    Tuesday, December 18
    3 months ago
  • Coinone Transfer Offers South Korea’s First Blockchain-Powered Remittance Service
    This month Coinone Transfer, a payments business and a subsidiary of Coinone, introduced South Korea’s first blockchain-powered remittance mobile app and web service called Cross — offering faster, lower cost payments to Thailand and the Philippines. Unlike other remittance options in South Korea, Cross does not rely on traditional banking rails. Rather, it provides a safe alternative for those with or without a bank account, and the increased payment transparency and reliability inherent to Ripple’s advanced blockchain technology. With ... read more
    Tuesday, December 11
    3 months ago
  • The Ripple Drop – Episode 7
    Welcome to episode seven of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. In this episode, we’re taking the show out of the building with a visit to OMNI’s headquarters to talk to the company’s Founder and CEO Thomas McLeod. McLeod gives us the rundown on OMNI’s vision and how he and his team have integrated the digital asset XRP onto their platform. Next up, we speak with ... read more
    Friday, November 30
    4 months ago
  • Swell 2018: How blockchain can learn from eBay, the original digital cross border payments company
    Former eBay Chief Product Officer R. J. Pittman and Fortune Senior Writer and The Ledger Editor Robert Hackett took the stage at Swell in a session entitled The Future of Commerce. As part of that conversation, Pittman dissected some of eBay’s early learnings in tackling cross-border payments and how those might inform strategies for blockchain and digital asset companies. Pittman rightly set the table by pointing out that eBay is one of the largest cross-border trade companies in the ... read more
    Wednesday, November 21
    4 months ago