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Ripple Announces New Strategic Partnership & $50 Million Stake With Money Transfer Service MoneyGram

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced it has formed a new strategic partnership with money transfer service, MoneyGram. Ripple has also taken a $50 million stake in MoneyGram in a push to deploy XRP. Ripple reported that through the new collaboration,… Read More

XRP Forensics in Hot Pursuit of Gatehub Hackers, Identifies 12 Possible Perps

Another day, another crypto-hack.  From exploits to exit scams, the song remains the same – it’s just the technology that is different. The bad guys are always looking for new and devious ways to steal money from the unsuspecting. The most recent hack came courtesy… Read More

Ripple Continues South American Expansion By Launching Operations in Brazil

Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Tuesday it is expanding its South America footprint by opening operations in Brazil. As part of the new location’s launch, Ripple reported it is bringing on Luiz Antonio Sacco as managing director to drive strategy… Read More

Update: Renewable Energy Platform Ripple Secures £750,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Ripple, a UK-based renewable energy platform, has successfully secured its initial £750,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The funding round was launched last month and has so far attracted more than 880 investors. As previously reported, Ripple was founded in 2017 and its… Read More

Frente Corretora de Câmbio Wants to Become the Transferwise of Brazil by Using Ripple

Frente Corretora de Câmbio, a Brazilian money transfer and remittance platform, wants to become the “Transferwise of Brazi” by leveraging Ripple to provide low-cost transfers. According to a report in Exame, Frente is the 15th largest currency brokerage in the country. Frente wants to be in… Read More

Renewable Energy Platform Ripple Now Seeking £750,000 Through Seedrs Funding Round

Ripple, a UK-based renewable energy platform, is now seeking £750,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2017, Ripple reported that its vision is a renewable energy future owned by people, not companies. “People want to reduce their carbon footprint and they want… Read More

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

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