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Euro Exim Bank Taps Ripple’s xRapid for Cross-Border Settlements

Euro Exim Bank Taps Ripple’s xRapid for Cross-Border Settlements Euro Exim Bank, a London-based bank primarily focused on providing financial services for export and import companies, will become the first bank to publicly announce it is using the XRP cryptocurrency for cross-border payments. Ripple announced Tuesday that Euro Exim Bank, …

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The FUD Stompers: Like It or Not, XRP Army Is Winning Crypto’s Hashtag War

The FUD Stompers: Like It or Not, XRP Army Is Winning Crypto’s Hashtag War ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– When it comes to crypto, everyone loves to talk about “community.” Every cryptocurrency has one, we’re led to believe, but often as not the community is just a Telegram channel peppered with demands of “@admin …

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National Bank of Kuwait Taps Ripple for New Remittance Service

National Bank of Kuwait Taps Ripple for New Remittance Service National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network seeking faster cross-border money transfers. The bank announced Thursday that it has launched a new remittance service, dubbed NBK Direct Remit, that enables “immediate” blockchain-based payments using Ripple technology. The …

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2019: The Year Blockchain Begins Finance’s Great Unbundling

2019: The Year Blockchain Begins Finance’s Great Unbundling Asheesh Birla is senior vice president of product at Ripple. The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year in Review.  Industries across the board – from cable companies to grocery stores – are desperately trying to hold on to their most …

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Coinone Exchange Launches Cross-Border Payments App With Ripple Tech

Coinone Exchange Launches Cross-Border Payments App With Ripple Tech South Korea-based crypto exchange Coinone has officially launched Cross – a remittance app utilizing Ripple’s xCurrent product to facilitate speedy cross-border payments. Ripple announced Monday that Coinone’s payments subsidiary, Coinone Transfer, is now formally releasing the app – which has been under …

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R3’s New Corda App Supports Payments in XRP Cryptocurrency

R3’s New Corda App Supports Payments in XRP Cryptocurrency Distributed ledger technology provider R3 has launched the Corda Settler, an application aimed to facilitate global cryptocurrency payments within enterprise blockchains – and it’s starting with XRP. R3 said XRP is the first globally recognized cryptocurrency to be supported by Settler, …

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Coinbase, DCG Join $4.5 Million Seed Round for Crypto Evaluation Startup

Coinbase, DCG Join $4.5 Million Seed Round for Crypto Evaluation Startup Flipside Crypto wants investors to think beyond market capitalization, and Coinbase apparently agrees. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the exchange’s Coinbase Ventures arm and Digital Currency Group co-led the analytics startup’s extended seed round that closed on November 21, alongside …

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Malaysian Banking Group CIMB Taps Ripple for Blockchain Remittances

Malaysian Banking Group CIMB Taps Ripple for Blockchain Remittances Malaysian banking group CIMB has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network, RippleNet, seeking faster cross-border payments. A strategic partnership between the firms addresses the need for “speedy and cost-efficient international payments” across the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region, Ripple said Wednesday. Specifically, …

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