XRP Ledger

Ripple’s Q1 2024 Report: XRP Ledger’s Groundbreaking Innovations and Soaring Activity

Ripple’s recently published “Q1 2024 XRP Markets Report” offers an in-depth look at the remarkable advancements and developments within the XRP Ledger (XRPL). The report details several key innovations and integrations that position XRPL for substantial growth and enhanced functionality, showcasing Ripple’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of blockchain technology. XLS-30 Goes Live A significant […]

Ripple to Use Its Upcoming Stablecoin AND XRP in Cross-Border Payment Product, Says Senior Exec

Last month, at Paris Blockchain Week 2024 (April 9-11, 2024), Web3 journalist Ornella Hernández talked to Markus Infanger, Senior Vice President of RippleX. His discussion focused on the growing ecosystem, new technological advancements, and Ripple’s role in facilitating blockchain innovation. The XRP Ledger booth attracted significant attention at the conference, serving as a hub for […]

Ripple’s Upcoming XRPL-Powered Stablecoin: Insights from CTO David Schwartz at the XRP Las Vegas Event

On April 4, 2024, Ripple, a prominent provider of enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions, unveiled plans to introduce a stablecoin tied to the US dollar on a 1:1 basis. This stablecoin will be fully backed by a mix of US dollar deposits, short-term US government securities, and other cash equivalents, with transparency upheld through monthly […]

Ripple CEO on XRP’s Bright Future: ‘From New Native Capabilities to Projects Building on the Ledger – Momentum Is Growing’

On May 2, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse shared his enthusiasm over the increasing number of community-led events centered around the XRP cryptocurrency, indicating a vibrant year ahead for the Ripple community. Notably, the upcoming events include the XRP Gold Coast 2024, which was held March 22-24, 2024; XRP Las Vegas from May 3-4, 2024; and […]

Ripple Aiming to Introduce XRP Ledger-Powered Enterprise Solutions in Japan via New Strategic Partnership

Ripple, a global leader in enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with HashKey DX, a Tokyo-based consulting arm of HashKey Group, to bring XRP Ledger (XRPL)-powered solutions to the Japanese market. The XRP Ledger (XRPL) is a decentralized cryptographic ledger powered by a network of peer-to-peer servers. It’s best known for […]

XRP Ledger’s Decentralized Exchange Sees Total Value Locked Soar Over 7.5 Million $XRP

The total value locked (TVL) in on the XRP Ledger’s recently launched automated market makr (AMMs) has surpassed 7 million $XRP, according to data from DeFi analytics platform DeXfi. The figure represents a significant increase in just a few weeks,as noted by dUNL validator Vet, who co-founded the non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace xrpcafe on the […]

Ripple Plans to Launch USD-Backed Stablecoin on Ethereum and XRP Ledger

Ripple, a leading provider of enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions, announced its plans to launch a stablecoin pegged 1:1 to the US dollar (USD) on April 4, 2024. The stablecoin will be fully backed by a reserve of US dollar deposits, short-term US government treasuries, and other cash equivalents, with monthly attestations published by a […]

XRP: Revolutionizing Cross-Border Payments? Exploring the Potential and Challenges

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, the need for efficient, secure, and cost-effective cross-border payment solutions has never been more pressing. Central banks around the globe are exploring the potential of digital currencies to transform the international financial landscape, and XRP, the native cryptocurrency of the XRP Ledger, has features that could make it a […]

XRPL Apex 2024: Discover the Future of XRP and Its Ecosystem This June in Amsterdam

The XRP Ledger (XRPL) is an open-source blockchain technology that provides significant advantages for financial transactions, including speed, efficiency, and scalability. It aims to be a focal point for developers, businesses, and financial institutions looking to leverage these benefits for various applications, from payments to asset tokenization. Scheduled to take place from June 11th to […]

$XRP Token Holders Set to be Able to Earn On-Chain Income with Newly Approved AMM Platform

An amendment proposing the introduction of a built-in automated market maker (AMM) trading platform into the XRP Ledger has managed to reach the required consensus threshold to be approved, allowing XRP token holders to in the future generate income and trade on-chain. According to data from XRP Ledger explorer XRPScan, the XLS-30 amendment has now […]

XRP Ledger Validators Move Closer to Introducing Major Clawback Feature

Validators on the XRP Ledger have moved to approve the controversial clawback feature, which introduces a pivotal functionality for developers allowing the reversal of token transactions under specific circumstances, such as suspected fraud or aiding users in regaining access to their accounts in cases of lost credentials. The Clawback feature has now received 80% approval […]

Peersyst Technology Says It Is ‘Closer Than Ever to the Launch of the Long-Awaited EVM Sidechain for XRP Ledger’

Peersyst Technology is a blockchain technology firm known for developing solutions that leverage blockchain technology. They specialize in creating decentralized applications (dApps), smart contracts, and other blockchain-based services. Their focus often lies in enhancing the efficiency, transparency, and security of various processes and systems through blockchain integration. Peersyst Technology has initiated 2024 with significant progress […]

Blockchain Startup Anodos Innovatively Integrates XRPL in Payroll, Championing XRP Use

Anodos, a blockchain startup, is making significant strides in the crypto and blockchain world. Co-founded by Panos Mekras (CFO), Peter Condilis (CMO), and Fabian Sinani (Software Engineer), the company focuses on developing intuitive Web3 applications to simplify access to crypto and blockchain technologies. Their dedication extends to education and collaboration in the crypto space, aiming […]

Ripple CTO Predicts 2024 Surge in Real World Asset Tokenization on XRP Ledger

On December 20, 2023, Ripple’s Chief Technology Officer, David Schwartz, shared his predictions for the year 2024 on social media platform X, focusing on the evolving landscape of blockchain technology and its intersection with other sectors. His insights cover a range of topics from AI integration to the rise of stablecoins. 1. AI and Blockchain […]

XRP Community Strikes Back at Rajat Soni’s Outrageous Claims: Blockchain Expert Panos Mekras Leads Bold Rebuttal

On 18 December 2023, Bitcoin educator Rajat Soni shared his thoughts about XRP on social media platform X, contrasting it with Bitcoin. His thread included the following points: Labeling XRP as a Scam: Soni started by calling XRP a scam and asserted that banks would prefer USD or Bitcoin over XRP. Centralization Issues: He pointed […]

XRP: Blockchain Expert Panos Mekras Reveals His Five Reasons for Being Long

Yesterday, Panos Mekras, a well-known blockchain consultant and financial technology expert, shared his optimism about XRP on social media platform X ((formerly known as Twitter). Panos Mekras is a professional with a solid background in finance and extensive experience in the financial and crypto markets. Holding a BSc in Accounting and Finance, he embarked on […]

$XRP: Japanese Financial Giant SBI Holdings Unveils NFT Initiative on XRP Ledger for World Expo 2025

Japanese financial behemoth SBI Holdings has disclosed its intention to roll out a new Non-Fungible Token (NFT) service on the XRP Ledger (XRPL). The digital collectible — dubbed “EXPO2025 Digital Wallet NFT” (aka “Myakoon!”) — is a collaborative effort between SBI VC Trade (the crypto trading arm of SBI) and SBINFT (a subsidiary focused on […]

Ripple CTO Foresees XRPL as the Go-To Platform for Tokenizing Real-World Assets in Less Than Two Years

David Schwartz, Ripple’s Chief Technology Officer, recently shared his optimistic outlook on the XRP Ledger’s (XRPL) role in tokenizing real-world assets. The comments were made during an interview that followed his presentation at the Apex 2023 developer summit. According to a report by The Crypto Basic published earlier today, Schwartz highlighted several advantages that make […]

Sologenic and Ripple Forge Ahead in Middle East and North Africa Despite Regulatory Uncertainties

Introduction Sologenic, headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is a leader in global tokenization solutions. Known for its SOLONEX development and Custom-Built CBDC Tokenization Solution, the company is facilitating a digital transformation in the financial sector. Sologenic operates through two distinct platforms: sologenic.com, developed by Core Tech Lab, specializes in asset tokenization, while sologenic.org is […]

Blockchain Expert Explains Why He Holds XRP

On September 29, Panos Mekras, a well-known blockchain consultant and financial technology expert, explained why has invested in $XRP. Mekras is the Founder of DigitalGen Financial Services, Co-Founder of Anodos Finance, and the author of “Understanding the Crypto Economy: A Full Guide for Beginners.” Mekras says he holds XRP due to its promising potential, rooted […]

Ripple CTO David Schwartz Breaks Down How the XRP Ledger Works

On 26 September 2023, David Schwartz, the Chief Technology Officer of Ripple, elucidated the inner workings of the XRP Ledger (XRPL), specifically discussing the roles of nodes and validators. The XRP Ledger (XRPL) is a decentralized cryptographic ledger that is powered by a network of peer-to-peer servers. It is the underlying technology that supports the […]

Ripple Partner Registers 1,700% Volume Increase in $XRP-Powered Cross-Border Payments Solution Use

Ripple partner Tranglo has reported an impressive trajectory in its service metrics from 2021 to 2023, registering a net rise in the usage of the $XRP-powered solution On-Demand Liquidity (ODL). According to Singaporean news outlet The Edge, Tranglo saw its net ODL transaction volume surge from a modest $53 million in 2021 to a staggering […]

Blockchain Expert Explains Why XRP “Has Much Bigger Expected Returns” Than Ripple Stock

Panos Mekras, a well-known blockchain consultant and financial technology expert, recently engaged with his social media followers on X to discuss the following investment question: Should one invest in Ripple’s potential IPO or buy XRP tokens? Mekras is the Founder of DigitalGen Financial Services, Co-Founder of Anodos Finance, and the author of “Understanding the Crypto […]

$XRP Ledger to Boost Transaction Throughput to 3,400 TPS with Upcoming Upgrades

The transaction throughput of the $XRP Ledger is set to soon surge from around 1,500 transactions per second to an impressive 3,400 transactions per second (TPS), bolstered by upgrades that are soon set to be deployed. The transaction throughput’s upcoming increase was first spotted by Kevin Cage, an Investment Advisor at Iron Key Capital, who […]

Blockchain Consultant on ‘The Role of AMMs in the Multi-Trillion Dollar FX Market’

Blockchain consultant Panos Mekras, who is the Founder of DigitalGen Financial Services, Co-Founder of startup Anodos Finance, and author of the book “Understanding the Crypto Economy: A Full Guide for Beginners“, recently posted a thread on X (formerly known as Twitter) about the opportunities awaiting XRP holders with the upcoming introduction of a new Automated […]

Crypto Analytics Firm Santiment Set to Integrate Free XLS-30 AMM Metrics for the XRP Ledger

Crypto analytics firm Santiment has recently rolled out an array of free metrics for the XRP Ledger (XRPL) aiming to be a comprehensive data source for the platform. These metrics cover a wide range of on-chain, social, and developmental indicators, and are even utilized by Ripple itself. The announcement also hinted at the firm’s plans […]

$XRP Token Holders To Be Able to Earn On-Chain Income with Proposed Amendment

The XRP Ledger (XRPL) could soon receive an upgrade, the highly-anticipated XLS-30d amendment, which would introduce a built-in automated market maker (AMM) trading platform into the ledger, allowing $XRP token holders to earn income on-chain. An AMM is a platform that allows for cryptocurrency trading in a permissionless way using liquidity pools, rather than traditional […]

More Assets and Greater Interoperability Are Coming to XRP Ledger Thanks to a New Partnership

In a groundbreaking move for the XRP Ledger (XRPL) community, GateHub (the largest XRPL gateway provider) and XRPL Labs (the creators of the Xumm wallet) have announced a strategic partnership. This alliance aims to enhance the XRPL ecosystem by introducing more assets, thereby facilitating effortless value transfers between XRPL and other prominent networks, including SEPA, […]

Ripple CTO Clarifies Misconceptions Surrounding XRPL Memos for Banks and Governments

In a recent Twitter exchange, Ripple’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), David Schwartz, addressed concerns raised by an XRP community member about the potential misuse of memos on the XRP Ledger (XRPL), particularly in transactions involving banks and governments. The conversation was initiated by XRP fan “Mr. Intuitive”, who expressed apprehension about the XRPL feature that […]

$XRP Ledger Gets a Boost in South Korea with Ripple and Catalyze Research Partnership

Catalyze Research, a prominent consulting firm specializing in Web3 and blockchain technology, has formed a strategic partnership with Ripple, a global leader in enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions, to boost the XRP Ledger’s influence on the South Korean market. South Korea’s burgeoning Web3 developer community, acknowledged for its blockchain expertise and innovation, is set to […]

Ripple Partners With European FinTech Firm to Harness XRP Ledger for Groundbreaking Axiology Project

In a bid to address the challenges of fraud and money laundering, Europe has initiated several measures to utilize the potential of blockchain technology. The European Commission has launched a comprehensive Digital Financial Package in line with the recently introduced Markets in Crypto Assets regulation (MiCA). This package aims to promote the use of cryptocurrencies […]

XRP Could Surge Over 500% to Hit $3, Analyst Predicts Using Elliott Wave Theory

A popular cryptocurrency analyst has recently suggested that the native token of the XRP Ledger, $XRP, could soon experience a significant surge to hit a potential high of over $3 per token, which would mean the cryptocurrency has a potential upside of over 540%. On the microblogging platform Twitter, popular analyst Dark Defender drew from […]

$XRP Price Could Skyrocket to $30 in Short Term, Says Fund Manager

The native token of the XRP Ledger, $XRP, could see a significant price increase to potentially reach a bullish target of $30 in the short term, according to the founder and manager of Kralow Capital, Thomas Kralow, who recently revealed his bullish prediction. Kralow’s words come at a time in which a major player in […]

XRP Ledger Q2 2023: A Comprehensive Analysis by Messari

Messari’s Protocol Research Analyst, Red Sheehan, recently released the “State of XRP Ledger Q2 2023” report, providing a detailed analysis of the XRP Ledger (XRPL) and its performance in the second quarter of 2023. According to Sheehan, the XRPL, which has been operational for over a decade, offers fast, energy-efficient, cross-currency, and cross-border payments. Despite […]

Crypto Analyst Reveals His Bullish Case For $XRP to Surge to $10 in the Future

A popular cryptocurrency market commentator, who on social media is known as Crypto Assets Guy, has recently revealed an ambitious price prediction for the native token of the XRP Ledger, $XRP, suggesting numerous factors could help drive its price up. According to Crypto Assets Guy’s estimations, several key events could trigger a succession of price […]

$XRP Whales Scoop Up 360 Million Tokens Amid Price Slump

The price of XRP has tumbled significantly over the last few days, at one point being down over 12% within a single week, a time in which large cryptocurrency investors, colloquially known as whales, bought the dip, accumulating over 360 million tokens. These crypto whales, which in this case are those holding between 10 million […]

Ripple and Canada’s Largest University Eye XRP Ledger Validator Launch

In a significant development for the crypto industry, the University of Toronto, Canada’s largest university, has announced a partnership with Ripple to establish an independent XRP ledger validator, according to a report by CoinDesk published on June 12, 2023. This initiative is a part of Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) in Canada, which has […]

$XRP Adds Nearly $3 Billion to Market Cap as Address Activity Spikes

In a notable resurgence from last year’s market downturn, the cryptocurrency XRP has recently added nearly $3 billion to its market capitalization. The token, which has been affected by an ongoing legal battle between Ripple and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has piqued investor interest amid a wider market rebound. Over the past […]

$XRP Price Surges as SEC Case Against Ripple Turns in Favor of Crypto Firm

The price of $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger, has risen nearly 10% over the last few days on reports that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) case against Ripple Labs, a major player in the cryptocurrency’s ecosystem, is now tilting in favor of the fintech firm. According to available market data, […]

Ripple Unveils $XRP Ledger-Based Platform for Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

Fintech firm Ripple is launching a platform tailored for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). This unique platform, which is based on the $XRP Ledger, aims to empower central banks, governments, and financial institutions to create and manage their own digital currencies. Ripple’s novel CBDC platform equips these institutions with the ability to oversee the full […]

$XRP Price Could Surge Over 800% by Year End, Crypto Analyst Says

A popular cryptocurrency analyst has recently predicted that the price of $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger, could soon see a significant surge that should start in the near future. His projects show the cryptocurrency could trade at $3.82 by the end of the year, a near 880% rise. Pseudonymous cryptocurrency analyst Dark […]

Understanding RippleNet: A Closer Look at XRP, XRP Ledger, and ODL

This article takes a closer look at RippleNet, particularly the role of digital asset XRP, the open source XRP Ledger (XRPL), and the On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service. What Is RippleNet? RippleNet is a distributed network developed by Ripple to facilitate real-time, cross-border transactions. Technically, it’s a peer-to-peer distributed application that maintains a virtual ledger, emulating […]

Popular XRP Ledger Wallet Expands $XRP Fiat Trading Options With New Integration

Xumm, a prominent self-custodial XRP Ledger (XRPL) wallet, has revealed a partnership with Guardarian, a non-custodial fiat on/off-ramp provider. The collaboration aims to offer Xumm users a seamless experience when buying XRP with one of 40 fiat currencies or selling their XRP for fiat, all within the Xumm app. Guardarian, which serves as a fiat-to-crypto […]

Over 11 Million $XRP Have so Far Been Burned, Blockchain Data Shows

Data from the XRP Ledger is showing that since inception, over 11 million $XRP tokens have so far been burned. The amount of tokens burned has grown through an inconsistent burn rate that eliminates fractions of XRP following each ledger closure. According to data from XRP Ledger explorer XRPScan, a total of 11.04 million XRP […]

Ripple Releases Q1 2023 XRP Markets Report: Key Takeaways for XRP, XRPL, and ODL Fans

Ripple’s eagerly anticipated quarterly XRP Markets Report report is out. On Thursday (April 27, 2023), FinTech firm Ripple released its Q1 2023 XRP Markets Report, which aims to provide transparency and timely updates on the company’s perspective on the current state of cryptocurrency markets, which includes its quarterly XRP sales, relevant XRP Ledger and XRP-related […]

Ripple CTO Advises Caution on $XRP Automated Market Maker Investments

David Schwartz, Ripple’s Chief Technology Officer, recently took to Twitter to share his thoughts on investing in $XRP within an Automated Market Maker (AMM), while responding to an inquiry about the portion of his XRP holdings he would allocate to an AMM post-launch. An Automated Market Maker, it’s worth noting, is a type of decentralized […]

$XRP Price Experiences Flash Crash to $0.0001 on Bitrue Exchange, Liquidating Long Positions

In an unexpected move, the price of $XRP crashed to $0.0001 after experiencing a drastic decline on Bitrue, a prominent Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange. The drop saw $XRP briefly become nearly worthless on the exchange’s perpetual futures market, before seeing a swift recovery. This dramatic event resulted in the liquidation of most XRP long positions held […]

Ripple’s XRPL Grants Program Invites Applications for Web3 Finance Projects

The XRPL Grants Program continues its support for innovation in Web3 finance. Established in May 2021, the XRPL Grants Program seeks to promote innovative software projects on the XRP Ledger (XRPL) and support its growing developer community. Wave 6 targets software developers over 18 years old, who are not citizens or residents of countries or […]

$XRP Price Could Surge by 47% If It Secures Key Level, Says Popular Crypto Analyst

The cryptocurrency market has experienced significant growth over the last few days, with the price of the flagship cryptocurrency surpassing $30,000 for the first time in 10 months amid the rally. The price of $XRP, it seems, could be due for more upside in the near future. According to popular cryptocurrency analyst Ali Martinez, the […]

XRP Ledger-Powered Pharma and Healthcare Platform Aims To Revolutionize Africa’s Healthcare Industry

XRP Healthcare is embarking on a groundbreaking venture in Africa, leveraging the power of the XRP Ledger (XRPL) to reshape the continent’s healthcare sector. XRP Healthcare recently announced its plans to venture into the African healthcare sector through its subsidiary, XRP Healthcare Africa. The company aims to acquire and merge private healthcare establishments to form […]

$XRP Ledger Surpasses 79 Million Ledger Milestone, Bolstered by Increasing Adoption

The $XRP Ledger, a decentralized, open-source blockchain platform designed for fast and efficient cross-border transactions, has recently surpassed the 79 million ledger milestone as its adoption grows. XRP Scan, a prominent XRP Ledger blockchain explorer, highlighted the achievement in a tweet, pointing out that the blockchain is on track to reach its 80 millionth ledger […]

Ripple CTO Explains How Blockchain-Agnostic Solutions Could Increase XRP’s Adoption

In a recent Twitter thread, Ripple CTO David Schwartz shared his thoughts about how embracing blockchain-agnostic solutions could potentially accelerate XRP’s adoption and bring more users to the digital asset. The open-source public XRP Ledger (XRPL) was created in 2012 by David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto; its native digital asset is XRP. Schwartz began his […]

Institutional Investors Bet on $BTC and $XRP Investment Products as Trading Volumes Plunge

Institutional investors have kept on betting on investment products offering them exposure to the flagship cryptocurrency Bitcoin ($BTC) and to $XRP over the past week, during a time in which trading volumes in these products fell by one-third compared to the prior week. According to CoinShares’ latest Digital Asset Fund Flows report, digital asset investment […]

$XRP Price Surges as CFTC Says $BTC, $ETH, and Others Are Commodities in Lawsuit Against Binance

The price of $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger, has surged more than 10% over the last 24-hour period after some in the cryptocurrency community pointed out that in the lawsuit the Commodity Futures and Trading Commission (SEC) filed against Binance, it named several digital assets as commodities. XRP is at the time […]

XRP Ledger (XRPL): Features, Benefits, and Future Potential

The XRP Ledger (XRPL) is significantly impacting the financial world with its advanced features, low-cost transactions, and eco-friendly design. The XRP Ledger (XRPL) is a decentralized, open-source blockchain platform designed for fast and efficient cross-border transactions. The ledger is powered by its native digital asset, XRP, which serves as a bridge currency for facilitating global […]

Crypto Analyst Predicts XRP Price Will Surge Over 30% as Crypto Market Rises

A popular cryptocurrency analyst has predicted that the “next stop” for the price of $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger, may soon reach the $0.57 mark, which would represent an upside of around 32% from the cryptocurrency’s current price tag of around $0.42. According to cryptocurrency analyst Tara, XRP’s price rise should line […]

$XRP Is Biggest Percentage Gainer Among Top 50 Cryptocurrencies After 16% Surge

On Tuesday (March 21), XRP is outperforming Bitcoin and all altcoins among the top 50 cryptocurrencies by market cap with a nearly 18% gain versus USD. According to data from TradingView, on crypto exchange Bitstamp, currently (as of 4:35 p.m. UTC on March 21) XRP-USD is trading at around $0.44057, up 15.82% in the past […]

$XRP Whale Numbers Grow as Large Investors Stockpile 420 Million Tokens, Data Shows

The number of whales on the $XRP Ledger has recently grown, at a time in which large investors have been aggressively accumulating the cryptocurrency, presumably anticipating a favorable outcome in the legal battle between Ripple and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to data from on-chain analytics firm Santiment, first shared by popular cryptocurrency […]

Major Crypto Trading Platform Uphold Reaffirms Support for $XRP

A major cryptocurrency trading platform that offers its users the ability to buy, sell, and hold various assets including cryptocurrencies and tokenized stocks, has reaffirmed its support for $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger. On social media, Uphold reacted to a trend on the microblogging platform Twitter where users kept on asking for […]

Crypto Community Predicts $XRP Price Will Rise in March as XRP Ledger’s Use Cases Grow

The cryptocurrency community expects the price of $XR, the native token of the XRP Ledger, to experience a slight upward movement during the month of March, at a time in which the community keeps awaiting regulatory clarity. According to nearly 900 users on CoinMarketCap’s cryptocurrency price estimates, on average respondents predicted that XRP would end […]

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