Top South Korean Money Transfer Firm Joins RippleNet to Further Remittances to Thailand

Ripple is focusing on Asia, which the company has said is its fastest-growing market.

News  ·  11 August 2021

Ripple On-Demand Liquidity Corridor Opens Between Japan and Philippines

It marks a significant step for Ripple looking to cut in a slice of the $1.8 billion in yearly remittances from Japan to the Philippines.

News  ·  28 July 2021

SWIFT Go Launches Low-Cost Network With 7 Major Banks

The service might be seen as a possible threat to the real-time payments network offered by Ripple.

News  ·  27 July 2021

Stellar Foundation Eyes Potential Acquisition of MoneyGram: Report

The supporter of blockchain-based payment services is partnering with private equity firm Advent on the potential deal.

News  ·  21 July 2021

Ripple Can Depose Former SEC Official in Lawsuit: Report

A U.S. judge ordered William H. Hinman, the former chief of the commission's corporate finance division, to sit for questioning.

News  ·  16 July 2021

Ripple Hires Mastercard’s Sendi Young as European Managing Director

Young will be responsible for overseeing strategy including the expansion of Ripple’s network technology, RippleNet.

News  ·  30 June 2021
Smart Contracts

Ripple Proposes Adding Federated Sidechains

Chief Technology Officer David Schwartz cites demand from users for smart contract implementation.

News  ·  8 June 2021

Ripple Files Motion Requesting SEC to Hand Over Documents Related to Ongoing Complaint

The company wants to force the agency to disclose why it views XRP differently than bitcoin and ether.

News  ·  5 June 2021

Ripple Waiting for SEC Suit Resolution Before Going Public, Says CEO

"The likelihood that Ripple is a public company is very high at some point," Brad Garlinghouse said at Consensus 2021.

Policy & regulation  ·  26 May 2021

Ripple to Deliver First Real-Time Payments From Oman to India Using Blockchain

Customers of BankDhofar will be able to use its mobile app to send real-time payments to IndusInd accounts.

Business  ·  26 May 2021

Egypt’s Largest Bank Joins Ripple Network for Cross-Border Payments

Egypt is in the top five nations globally in terms of remittance flows from ex-pat communities.

Business  ·  19 May 2021

SBI Ripple Asia Launches Cambodia’s First Cross-Border Remittance Service Using Blockchain

The service uses RippleNet to create a payments corridor between banks in Cambodia and Vietnam.

News  ·  7 May 2021

Ripple Adds Former US Treasurer to Board of Directors

Rosie Rios was the 43rd treasurer of the United States, serving under the Obama administration from 2009 to 2016.

People  ·  4 May 2021

Firms Like Ripple May Put ‘Competitive Pressure’ on Traditional Indian Banks: EY

A new paper from Ernst & Young for India’s competition regulator underscores that blockchain companies may be competitors to established Indian banks.

Policy & regulation  ·  20 April 2021

SEC Causing ‘Confusion’ Over Digital Currencies in Legal Case With Ripple: WSJ Editorial Board

Regulators are “creating danger” for investors in their inconsistent approach to determining how to treat cryptocurrencies.

Policy & regulation  ·  19 April 2021