Latest news from Ripple: Swell Event, RippleNet Growth and LinkedIn's top startups
It is clear that Ripple has worked hard to offer excellent products and services to various companies around the world. In the last days and weeks, we have seen how the company has made significant progress in various fields, which can be seen in the price of XRPs.
The most important things to talk about are about the Swell event, RippleNet and its growth and the list of LinkedIn Ripple as one of the most important startups.
Ripple Swell will be an event in which different personalities from the political, economic and entrepreneurial world will meet to discuss different topics related to payments and cryptocurrencies. The event of this year will feature two prominent figures, the former US president Bill Clinton and the deputy general councilor of the International Monetary Fund, Ross Leckow. Both will discuss the current global payment system.
RippleNet customers will also speak about Santander and other important collaborating financial institutions Ripple.
At the same time, RippleNet continues to expand and inaugurate new corridors. Max Nivaud, Senior Director, Ripple's Customer Success, explained that the product now reaches 40 countries on six continents. The main customers who mention that they use RippleNet are retail customers who send remittances to their countries.
For example, migrant workers in the United Kingdom send money back to Southeast Asia. These users tend to look for cheaper alternatives to send funds from one country to another. Even small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) use these products trying to improve their efficiency and reduce costs.
Ripple he was also selected as one of the best startups in 2018 according to LinkedIn. In the ranking we find companies like Lyft, Halo Top Creamery, Coinbase Noodle.ai and Bird. These results show that Ripple is growing in every sense, gathering the best talent from around the world and building amazing products.
In the near future, Ripple could launch the xRapid product and help other companies send and receive money using XRP cryptocurrency. The pilot tests were very promising and the company could launch it in October.