What’s Next for the Future of Payments?

International Payments Will Continue to Get Faster and SmallerPayment providers and banks will continue to offer ever faster cross-border payment services to their customers, enabling them to send and receive low-cost payments in real-time. The cost overhead of these payments will also continue to shrink. This trend will accelerate in 2020 as custo...

January 23rd at 8:34pm Posted on the ripple.com

How Blockchain and Crypto Meet Growing SME Demand

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are a dynamic force in the global economy today—especially in developing countries where SMEs contribute up to 40% of national GDPs, according to The World Bank.  The emergence of eCommerce has helped fuel this growth over the past two decades, and with it, introduced a specific set of needs among &#82...

January 21st at 7:00pm Posted on the ripple.com

The Growing Remittance Market in Asia-Pacific: 2020 Global Payment Opportunities

More remitters than ever are sending money home to their loved ones. In the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region alone, the World Bank reported a 12% growth in remittance flows in 2018—and roughly 2 billion remittance transactions take place in the region each year. While this rise of global remittances is significant, what is more astounding is … Cont...

January 16th at 7:01pm Posted on the ripple.com

The Ripple Drop: On the Ground at Swell 2019

This episode of The Ripple Drop takes you on the ground at Swell 2019 in Singapore. We connected with RippleNet customers including goLance CEO Michael Brooks about the impact of On-Demand Liquidity on their business. In addition, Celent Sr. Analyst for Corporate Banking Alenka Grealish revealed findings from the 2019 Blockchain in Payments Report....

January 15th at 9:58pm Posted on the ripple.com

On Campus: Democratizing the World’s Economy With Blockchain

“It just started to sprout like mushrooms,” remarks Professor Shafi Goldwasser on the emergence of blockchain technology. “I was interested in understanding its significance as a platform for collaboration, and what its impact would be on the economy.”  This 2012 Turing Award Laureate is a professor of computer science and the director of the ...

January 9th at 6:53pm Posted on the ripple.com