PNC Bank Embraces Blockchain and Joins RippleNet

PNC Bank, a top ten bank in the United States, has joined RippleNet. PNC customers will be able to receive real-time cross-border payments. With more than 8 million customers and retail branches in 19 states, PNC has a diverse set of customers, including consumers, small businesses and large corporates. Ripple’s technology will have an immediate impact … Continued

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RippleNet Now Reaches 40 Countries Improving Remittances and SME Payments

An over 400 percent increase in remittance inflows over the last ten years has sparked new demand for faster, low-cost global payments. Driven by emerging market economies, remittances around the world totalled over 600 billion dollars last year. Across these same regions small- and medium-enterprises (SMEs), propelled by global payment flows, were responsible for for … Continued

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National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia Joins RippleNet

For the last ten years the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been one of the largest sources of remittances in the world. According to the World Bank, 308 million dollars were sent into the KSA, and 37 billion dollars in remittances were sent from the country in 2016. This massive market is primarily comprised of … Continued

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The Power of Instant Remittances: RippleNet in Japan

Since the dawn of time, humans have followed opportunity to provide for their families. Today, that means workers striking out from their home countries to find higher paying jobs elsewhere in the world. In 2017, a record 1.28 million foreigners were working in Japan alone. Many of these workers are a primary source of income … Continued

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President Bill Clinton and Counting Crows Headline Swell 2018

Swell by Ripple is the only event today where blockchain, finance and policy converge — a meeting ground for more than five hundred industry experts committed to changing the way money moves around the world. Swell’s provocative program kicks off on day one with a keynote by President Bill Clinton. Leaders from global banks, including … Continued

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RippleNet Offers SMEs a Competitive Advantage in Global Payments

While global business may move at the speed of the web, international payments instead seem to move like smoke signals. This is because the world’s payments infrastructure hasn’t changed since the heady days of disco, nearly four decades ago. Especially for teams at small and medium enterprises (SMEs), this disconnect between the hustle of business … Continued

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xRapid Brings on Three New Exchange Partners

xRapid, Ripple’s cross border payments product that minimizes liquidity costs, is powered by the superior speed, low transaction cost and scalability of the digital asset XRP. But for xRapid to be most successful, there needs to be a healthy ecosystem of digital asset exchange partners around the world. These exchanges allow xRapid payments to move … Continued

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President Bill Clinton Keynotes Swell 2018

Today, we’re thrilled to announce 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton as the keynote speaker for Swell – where the world’s leaders in policy, payments and technology connect. At a time when groundbreaking technology and regulation were often on a collision course, President Clinton helped usher in a period of extreme growth and … Continued

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Ripple and Raising Malawi Launch Campaign to Sponsor Children in Need

In emerging markets, it’s the people — many times children — who have the cards stacked against them, whether it’s being left behind by the current financial, education or healthcare systems. That’s why, today, we’re excited to kickstart a month-long campaign in partnership with non-profit Raising Malawi to raise funds for orphans and vulnerable children … Continued

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