Tag "Ripple"

Ripple & the Gates Foundation Team Up to Level the Economic Playing Field for the Poor

Many of the world’s poor in developing countries — nearly 2 billion, according to the World Bank — struggle to lift themselves out of poverty simply because they don’t have a bank account or financial services. This is a missed opportunity for

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Infographic of the Crypto Universe

⊃Cryptocurrencies are everywhere nowadays, but they are not all created equal. There have been so many failed coins that scrolling down the list on DeadCoins.com takes a while longer than you’d expect (seriously, take a look. It’s fascinating.) Most of them

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47 Japanese Banks Move Towards Commercial Phase Using Ripple

SBI Ripple Asia announced today that a consortium of 47 banks have successfully completed a pilot implementation of Ripple in Japan using a cloud-based payments platform. This platform, RC Cloud, is powered by Ripple’s solution and is the first in

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Blockchain Startup Bluzelle Eyes New Blockchain Markets With KPMG Digital Village Partnership

Bluzelle Networks, a Singaporean company specializing in blockchain applications for the financial services industry, has been named as an Emerging Star in KPMG and H2 Ventures’ notorious Fintech 100 list. The company plans to tap into new markets with its partnership with

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SBI Ripple Asia Announces Japanese Bank Consortium

SBI Holdings and its subsidiary SBI Ripple Asia have decided to launch a consortium. SBI Ripple Asia is a provider in Asia of next-generation settlement platforms based on distributed financial technology. The consortium will be called the Consortium for Considering

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Infographic: The Cross-Border Payments Journey

When we do international money transfer, fee can be a problem, not to mentioned all the hassle that can happen when we do an international transaction. Cross-border payments can be uncertain and expensive. Ripple, Singapore’s first major gateway had made a fintech infographic about

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An Overview Of Bitcoin Alternatives

While many around the world remain skeptical that cryptocurrency can really demonstrate significant staying power, Bitcoin has had a surprisingly resilient 2016. For reference, it was priced at about $430 on December 31, 2015, and is hovering around $625 as

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5 Singaporean Fintech Startups MAS Should Consider Supporting

Announced in August 2014 by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative will lead to the city-state’s transformation into the world’s first smart nation; in other words, a hyper-connected country where the pervasive use of technology is expected

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