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Fintech InstaReM Closes on $41 Million Series C

InstaReM, a payments platform operating in over 50 countries, has closed on a USD $ 41 million Series C funding round led by Vertex Growth Fund, their first investment in Southeast Asia. James Lee, MD of Vertex Growth Fund, will be joining the Board of… Read More

Forte Teams Up With Ripple to Create $100 Million Fund for Mainstream Blockchain Games

Forte, a blockchain technology for games developer, has formed a new partnership with Ripple to create a $100 million fund for mainstream blockchain games. According to Venture Beat, this new fund will operate alongside Forte’s platform technologies and include open-source solutions designed with Ripple to… Read More

BitGo Selected By Ripple To Provide Multi-Signature Security, Advanced Treasury Management & Additional Enterprise Functionality For XRP

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced last week it was selected by Ripple to provide multi-signature security, advanced treasury management and additional enterprise functionality for XRP, which is the digital asset native to the Ripple Consensus Ledger (RCL). It was revealed: “Ripple is a perfect partner for BitGo… Read More

Swift Says Its New GPI System Outperforming Ripple

Bitcoin advocates and companies like Ripple have long been critical of slow and expensive cross-border money transfer services provided by banks and other traditional firms. Ripple’s CEO Brad Garlinghouse presides over a vast sum of publicly-tradable XRP crypto tokens which the company has used to… Read More

Ripple Continues to Roll Out University Partners in Blockchain Research

Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) continues to grow. Launched in June of 2018, Ripple’s global initiative now supports 29 academic partners to further accelerate academic research and development in blockchain, cryptocurrency, and digital payments. Ripple has committed $50 million to the project. The Newest UBRI… Read More

Ripple Announces University Blockchain Research Initiative Partners

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Thursday new partners for its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). According to Ripple, the initiative was launched in 2018 and now supports 29 partners to further accelerate research as well as technical development innovation in blockchain,… Read More

“XRP Army” Threatens Critic and Family Over Claims Ripple Inflates Market Cap Numbers

Ryan Selkis, CEO of cryptocurrency data analysis firm Messari, claimed on Twitter Thursday that he has received three threatening phone calls from disgruntled “Ripple” (XRP) investors angry about a recent report Messari published claiming Ripple inflates its market cap figures. Selkis later tweeted that he… Read More

Ripple Partners with Tsinghua University to Launch the Blockchain Technology Research Scholarship Program

The Institute for Fintech Research, Tsinghua University (THUIFR) has partnered with Ripple to launch the Blockchain Technology Research Scholarship Program (BRSP) for graduate students in China. Based on the academic and industrial research achievement accomplished by Fintech Lab since 2012,THUIFR  is jointly established by PBC… Read More

Anonymous Investigator Claims Ripple Overstating Banking Partnerships

An anonymous investigator called “Crypto Reckoning” has published a video containing allegations that three banking partnerships claimed by Ripple, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency project by market cap, are thin at best. Ripple’s creators came from banking, and, according to Cryptocurrencyfacts.com, determined to create Ripple… Read More

XRP on GBX-DAX: Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange Founder Nick Cowan & Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse Comment

The Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), an institutional-grade, regulated and insured token sale platform and digital asset exchange, has added Ripple (XRP) to its Digital Asset Exchange (GBX-DAX), an exchange created with the high expectations of professional crypto-traders in mind. “Ripple is a major player within… Read More

RippleNet Milestone: Surpasses 200 Customers & 13 New Financial Institutions Sign Up For Payment Network

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Tuesday 13 new financial institutions have signed up for the company’s payment network, RippleNet. It was revealed that the companies now in the network are the following: Euro Exim Bank SendFriend JNFX FTCS Ahli Bank of… Read More

Payments Fintech InstaReM Improves Service for SMEs

InstaReM says it is introducing a new feature to its money transfer platform that improves payments from SMEs. The company states that users in Southeast Asia making regular overseas payments to vendors, suppliers, and service providers, can now do so more quickly, transparently and at… Read More

New European Association Launched “Blockchain for Europe” backed by Prominent DLT Firms

Seeking to create a united voice for the fast-moving blockchain industry, four prominent blockchain firms have joined together to create a new advocacy association, “Blockchain for Europe.” The new association hosted a policy summit last week that brought together industry stakeholders alongside the four largest… Read More

InstaReM Banks First $20 Million of Series C Funding

InstaReM, a Southeast Asian payments company, has closed on the first $20 million of a $45 million series, according to a report from the company. InstaReM claims to be funding one of the largest Series C rounds for a Fintech in Southeast Asian history. The… Read More

CIMB Group Joins RippleNet to Power Instant Payments Across ASEAN

CIMB Group (CIMB or the Group), ASEAN’s fifth largest bank, announced last week it has joined forces with Ripple to enable instant cross-border payments across its markets. The duo reported that through this new partnership CIMB will join RippleNet and connect with other Ripple customers, which reportedly has more than… Read More

Ripple Set to Open New Office in Dubai By the End of 2018

Ripple has reportedly announced it is set to open a new office in Dubai by the end of 2018. According to CCN, the company’s Global Infrastructure Innovation Head, Dilip Rao, indicated at the 2018 Global Islamic Economic Summit that it will be focused on cross-border payments… Read More

Australian Woman Arrested for Allegedly Hacking 100 000 Ripple from Investor

Cybercrime detectives have stormed a house in Sydney, Australia and arrested a 23-year-old woman they believe hacked 100 000 Ripple (XRP) tokens from a 56-year-old man, Brisbane Times (BT) rep The woman’s parents also reside in the house. The alleged hack took place last January, when 100… Read More

UK Electronic E-Money Institution Moneynetint Completes Integration Phase With Ripple

Moneynetint, a UK-based electronic e-money institution which provides cross-border money transfers and currency exchange for corporate clients around the globe, announced on Wednesday it has completed the integration phase with Ripple. Founded in 2005, Moneynetint notably provides money transfer service for Forex Traders and Brokers… Read More

Ripple Launches New Social Impact Program “Ripple For Good”

Ripple announced on Thursday the launch of its new social impact program, Ripple for Good. According to Ripple, Ripple for Good will focus on projects related to education and financial inclusion. The company reported that along with the recent donations, that has totaled to more… Read More

Industry Advocates in Washington, DC This Week to Consult on Cryptocurrency Legislation

Warren Davidson

Representatives from Wall Street and prominent US crypto investment/services firms are convening in Washington this week to attend a legislative roundtable hosted by Republican Representative Warren Davidson of Ohio, CNBC reports. Attendees at the roundtable, titled “Legislating Certainty for Cryptocurrencies,” are reportedly hoping to influence… Read More

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