Ripple Welcomes Kahina Van Dyke as Senior Vice President in Business and Corporate Development

  Ripple is thrilled to have Kahina Van Dyke join our leadership team as the new senior vice president of business and corporate development. With more than 20 years of experience in banking and technology, Van Dyke will focus on driving new, strategic partnerships for Ripple across the global financial services industry. Throughout her career, Van … Continued

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Two Big Changes to Our Leadership Team

As Ripple grows and evolves, so does our leadership team. That’s why today we are excited to announce two big changes. David Schwartz, who previously served as Ripple’s chief cryptographer, has been appointed to chief technology officer (CTO). Separately, Kahina Van Dyke has joined Ripple as our senior vice president, Business and Corporate Development. With … Continued

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The Difference Between Ripple and XRP

To help clarify how Ripple, the technology company, and XRP, the independent digital asset, are distinctly different, we’ve outlined in a simple infographic the most frequently asked questions related to the two: What is it? How is one related to each other? Who controls whether it succeeds or fails? Who uses it? Who owns it? … Continued

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Ripple Improves Access to India with Kotak Mahindra Bank

Growth in the banking sector has skyrocketed: 80% of adults have a bank account in India, a figure that has more than doubled since 2011. India has also been the largest receiver of remittances over the last several years, with some $69 billion flowing into the country in 2017. The data is clear. Indian financial … Continued

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Banks Turn Remittance Obstacles into Opportunities with Ripple

Over the last ten years, changes wrought from the 2008 financial crisis along with a marked increase in fraud and terrorism funding concerns, have consolidated the world’s system of correspondent banking. Despite positive macro-economic trends and an increasingly interconnected commerce sector, de-risking efforts at large financial institutions have shrunk the world’s correspondent banking relationships by … Continued

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Democratizing Global Payments: xRapid’s Cost Savings and Benefits

At Ripple, we want to see digital assets used in a way that goes beyond making payments faster for businesses. We want to see the technology used to create a positive change in the world. The Ripple mission of establishing an Internet of Value depends on the reaching two critical thresholds. The first is something … Continued

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American Express and Ripple at Money20/20 Europe: Changing the Cross-Border Payments Experience for SMEs

Small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up the backbone of both dominant and emerging economies today. Yet they are the ones who are most impacted by inefficiencies in cross-border payments system — especially in the context of growing global e-commerce. To compete, SMEs need to be able to focus on their business, not on whether … Continued

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Ripple CEO at Money20/20 Europe: Blockchain Hype Outpaces Reality

On day one of Money20/20 Europe, leaders from the world’s biggest banks to newly minted FinTech startups focused on two themes – innovation and partnership – with much of the conversation centering on the increasingly important role of blockchain technology across the industry. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse took the conversation one step further. In his … Continued

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Ripple Introduces the University Blockchain Research Initiative

Interest in blockchain is soaring, with a groundswell of activity taking place on the campuses of the world’s top universities. From new business use cases — such as making cross-border payments faster, lower cost and more transparent — to uses of blockchain for good, students and faculty globally are emerging as major contributors to the … Continued

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