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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

Ripple Update: National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia Has Joined RippleNet; Currency Exchange Also Moves into Japan

On Thursday, Ripple announced the National Commerical Bank (NCB) of Saudi Arabia has joined RippleNet. According to Ripple, NCB was the first bank established in the country and, as of today, it is one of the largest financial institutions in the Middle East with more than… Read More

Ripple’s General Counsel Departs in Midst of Lawsuits

The lawyer Brynly Llyr will be leaving her post as Lead Counsel at remittance company Ripple, a Ripple spokesperson has confirmed to Quartz: “We’re grateful for all that she did to help build an incredible team…(and) wish Brynly all the best in her next endeavor…(T)he… Read More

Thai Central Bank Trialing R3 Distributed Ledger Among Mixed Reports of Enterprise DLT Performance, May Issue CBDC

Thailand’s central bank, the Bank of Thailand (BOT), has announced it is trialing a version of R3’s distributed ledger system, Corda, as a means of making wholesale funds transfers more efficient. R3’s distributed ledger will also be used by the BOT to issue a wholesale Central… Read More

How Poor Treasury Management is Killing ETH

2017 was a landmark year for crowdfunding. The JOBS Act passage coincided with blockchain, opened the door for a record in capital raised through ICOs (initial coin offerings) for early stage companies as well as Wantrepreneurs with an idea and a whitepaper.  ICOs were launched… Read More

Ripple Announces Three New Exchange Partners to xRapid

On Thursday, Ripple announced it has added three new exchange partners to its cross-border payments product, xRapid. According to Ripple, xRapid is powered by XRP and the partners allow xRapid payments to move from one currency (into XRP) and back into another currency quickly and efficiently. The exchanges added… Read More

Class Action Claiming Ripple Sold Unregistered Securities Will Be Tried in US Federal Court

A motion by plaintiffs in a class action suit against Ripple Labs to keep the case in California courts was denied this week by a judge. The case will now move to federal court. Lawyers for class action plaintiff Ryan Coffey filed the suit against… Read More

Ripple Announces New Appointments to Leadership Team

Ripple announced on Wednesday two new appointments to its leadership team. The company reported that David Schwartz, who previously served as Ripple’s chief cryptographer, has been appointed to CTO while Kahina Van Dyke has joined Ripple as Senior Vice President of Business and Corporate Development. According… Read More

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