Tag "Ripple"

Ripple Backs Philippine-Focused Remittance Firm SendFriend in $1.7M Funding

SendFriend, a Philippine-focused remittance market startup, has raised up to US$1.7 million capital in a venture round backed by blockchain giant Ripple also known as the cryptocurrency XRP. Other leading investors include the MIT Lab, Mastercard Foundation, Barclays, Techstars, Mahindra

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Ripple Selects Singapore as its Latest Partner for University Blockchain Initiative

Ripple announced the latest group of partners to join its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), an initiative to accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in related fields—blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. UBRI aims to foster an increase in blockchain-based academic

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17 E-Wallets in The Philippines You Should Know

“A way to carry your money inside your cellphone”. This is perhaps the simplest meaning of an e-wallet as defined by Philippine-based mobile money service GCash. For the past few years, different companies such as telcos, banks, fintech startups, financial

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Ripple Secures Their First Malaysian Bank Partnership with CIMB

CIMB Group and Ripple have entered into a strategic collaboration to enable instant cross border payments across its various markets. On the back of this partnership, CIMB will join Ripple’s network RippleNet, which will facilitate access to other RippleNet members

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Philippines: BSP Accredits 6th Virtual Currency Exchange

The Philippine central bank has issued another virtual currency exchange (VCE) license to a blockchain company, now the 6th in the country, even as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has set the launching of its draft of crypto-trading rules.

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Ripple Commits $50 Million USD to the University Blockchain Research Initiative

Ripple announced their University Blockchain Research initiative, a collaboration with top universities around the world to support and accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. In launching this initiative Ripple has committed over $50 million

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David Drake: Increasing ICO Success Through a 360-Degree ICO Advisory Approach

When digital assets entered the financial scene in 2016, many people were wary of the new innovation which, at that time, was downright unpopular. However, after studying the technology behind digital assets, I decided to invest in them and follow

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Cross-Border Payment Ripple Pilot Test between Thailand and Singapore

Mitsubishi Corporation, MUFG Bank, Krungsri , a Thailand-based subsidiary of MUFG Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank  jointly announced the commencement of a pilot test for moving real funds over RippleNet, with the objective of making cross-border payments more convenient and

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What to Expect with International Money Transfers in 2018?

A report on CNBC indicated that TransferWise generated substantial revenues for the year ending March 31, 2017, and it was targeting precisely the same performance for the year ending March 31, 2018. The chief financial officer of TransferWise, Matt Briers

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InstaReM Announces RippleNet Partnership for Southeast Asia Payouts

InstaReM, Southeast Asia’s leading digital cross-border money transfer service provider, is entering into a strategic partnership with an enterprise Blockchain payment solutions provider, Ripple. Through this partnership, InstaReM will facilitate quick and secure payouts for RippleNet members in Southeast Asia.

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