Siam Commercial Bank Drives Innovation and Customer Growth With Help From Ripple

According to a 2019 report, Thailand ranks first in the world for mobile banking users. One of the reasons for this achievement is Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), which has spearheaded digital banking in the country over the past decade. SCB’s latest innovation—developed through its partnership with RippleNet—allows customers to make instant low-cost cross-border payments from … Continued

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How to Spot XRP Giveaway Scams

You’ve definitely seen them: YouTube and Twitter posts from Elon Musk, President Donald Trump and Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse promising free cryptocurrency. These posts include branding and profile pictures that look exactly like the imagery that the company or individual uses. Is this your lucky day? No. These posts are scams. They exploit high-profile social … Continued

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Ripple Helps Sentbe Increase Financial Inclusion for Migrants in Korea with More Efficient Remittances

Questioning traditions in finance is a daily mission for Korean firm Sentbe. It applied its innovative mindset to the international money transfers regularly sent across Southeast Asia by Korea’s large population of migrant workers and partnered with SBI Ripple Asia, a joint venture between Ripple and SBI Holdings, to improve the ineffective process offered by … Continued

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On Campus: Stanford University Cryptography Professor Enables Privacy and Trust on Public Blockchains

Technology users have grown accustomed to selecting a preferred device or software and then investing heavily in its supporting branded ecosystem. But for blockchain proponents, like Stanford Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Dan Boneh, blockchain is a refreshing change because as an open source technology it remains accessible to the community.  However, even … Continued

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Blockchain Empowers Women Worldwide

Worldwide, 42% of women are unbanked—excluding them from access to modern financial services. Blockchain technology provides a secure and inexpensive way to complete financial transactions including global payments, presenting a unique opportunity to empower women and the underbanked around the world. Below we feature stories of two women who are taking control over their global … Continued

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Bitso and Ripple Are Delivering Friction-Free Exchange Across Latin America

In 2014, the founders of Bitso believed that blockchain technology and digital assets could boost financial access for Latin America’s large underbanked population. A major step in achieving this vision came when the company partnered with Ripple to deliver instant and cost-effective cross-border payments for Mexican businesses and retail customers. “With help from Ripple, Bitso … Continued

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With Ripple, CROSS ENF Expands Quickly in Newly Opened Korean Remittance Market

CROSS ENF is a blockchain-based financial services company in South Korea leveraging Ripple’s global network, real-time transfer capabilities and transparent transaction features to achieve hypergrowth in the newly opened Korean remittance market.  Korea has a large bilateral remittance flow relative to its population. According to the World Bank, the country ranks 11th in international remittances … Continued

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