• That XRP logo is moving very fast (via Shutterstock).
    Ripple,  Technology

    Ripple, Intermex pen Mexican remittances deal

    International Money Express will use the blockchain payments company’s XRP-powered On-Demand Liquidity service to cut costs and reduce wait times

    In an announcement Tuesday, Ripple said that its technology will be used for a new XRP-based remittance service from Intermex, a money remittance services company focused primarily on the Latin America and Caribbean corridor.

  • go mainstream while market manipulation is rampant
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies,  Ripple

    Coinbase, Ripple executives fight market manipulation to woo general public

    The Blockchain Association says strong, fair federal regulation is needed to attract mainstream investors to cryptocurrency and support innovation

    Coinbase and Ripple executives are leading an effort to fight the fraud that's chasing off cryptocurrency investors and the uncertainty strangling innovation. To do this, the Blockchain Association has formed a Market Integrity Working Group with the goal of pushing for clear, fair, and transparent federal regulation of the cryptocurrency trading markets.

  • Brad Garlinghouse Ripple XRP Davos
    Ripple,  XRP

    Garlinghouse hints hard Ripple will go public

    Speaking at the WEF in Davos, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse strongly suggested that the payments and settlement firm will go public with a stock offering this year

    Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse more or less said outright that Ripple wants to go public with a traditional stock market initial public offering this year.

  • Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse and Georgetown Law Prof. Chris Brummer in conversation at DC Fintech Week, October 23, 2019 (photo by Modern Consensus staff).
    Ripple,  XRP

    Clayton tantalizes XRP Army with suggestion of ‘fresh look’ at international payments

    With all eyes on Zuck, Fintech Week shows industry’s maturity and diversity

    WASHINGTON—Sometimes the best scheduling comes down to luck. Day Three of the four-day conference known as Fintech Week was clearly scheduled to keep attendees in the vicinity through at least Wednesday. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse, and Ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin were all on the scene at the Showroom on 14th St NW. All the better that, by coincidence, the conference locale was just blocks from the high stakes testimony Mark Zuckerberg was delivering at the same time at the Capitol.