Fintech startup Ripple divulged an investment of $25 million USD worth of its own currency XRP in Blockchain Capital -- a venture firm that specializes in blockchain and crypto projects. Also see: It’s Green! It’s Green! Top 100 Cryptocurrencies Make Big Moves Today Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and tech news … [Read more...] about Ripple Invests $25 Million XRP in Blockchain-Focused Venture Firm
In a new Bloomberg report, four sources testified that the Ripple team offered "financial incentives" in an attempt to ascertain listings on the United States' top cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase and Gemini. These incentives ranged from helping to pay for listing costs to a proposed loan of XRP equivalent to $100 million USD. Also Read: Behold, the Halong DragonMint T1 … [Read more...] about Anonymous Sources: Ripple Tried to Buy Itself Onto Coinbase, Gemini
Charitable donations galore in the cryptoverse as of late, it seems. The latest examples of that exemplary dynamic come from OmiseGo and Vitalik Buterin, who just gifted $1 million to the non-profit GiveDirectly, and Ripple, who gave $29 million to classroom funding initiative DonorsChoose. Also see: Coinbase ERC20 Support Coming: What Tokens Have a Shot? Join the … [Read more...] about Vitalik Buterin, OmiseGo, Ripple Gettin’ Philanthropic with New Donations
Santander UK plc becomes the first bank in the U.K. to employ blockchain technology to facilitate cross-border payments via its new app. Santander UK, fully owned by Spanish Santander Group, has partnered with technology firm Ripple to power its international payments app via Ripple’s blockchain xCurrent and RippleNet platforms. Also see: The CLOUD Act Is a Disaster for … [Read more...] about Santander to Launch Payments App Backed by Ripple Tech
In America, at least, different agencies seem to be jockeying to establish their own regulatory purviews over cryptocurrencies, much to the chagrin of traders who want clarity. Which is why it's fairly puzzling that Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse went out of his way to tweet out, "What's uncertain?!" Also see: First Come, First Serve: Praetorian Group Registers $75 million ICO … [Read more...] about Ripple CEO Says There’s No Regulatory Uncertainty. Is He Paying Attention?