Mr. Yoshitaka Kitao, executive chairman, CEO and president of SBI Holdings, Inc. sits down with Ripple Insights to talk about the role of digital assets and, more specifically, XRP.
Interviews and In‑Depth Analysis
XRP is the fastest, cheapest and most scalable digital asset, enabling real-time global payments anywhere in the world.
Today’s payments systems cannot keep up, and declines like the one we’re seeing in global trade are the early symptoms of a growing problem.
We wish you all a happy new year and we look forward to working with you in 2017!
Our guest today has seen firsthand the potential trials and opportunities the oncoming changes PSD2 has wrought in the banking industry.
Ripple Insights talks with Deloitte's Michael Tang about the challenges banks face today, the new corporates, and the Three Little Pigs
Distributed ledger systems have potentially far-reaching consequences for global settlement solutions and beyond, specifically for cost reasons.
Ripple Insights recently had the pleasure of talking with David Gunn, a partner at Bain & Company, and co-author of a recent Bain Insights report.
Because independent digital assets are uniquely universal and enable fast settlement finality, they can be applied to interbank settlement use cases to make liquidity provisioning less expensive and more scalable. ...
The best solution for payments to standardize at the protocol level so all the diverse systems can interoperate.
So why isn’t the American economy underpinned by a real-time payment system yet? The answer is pretty simple.
By the 1980s, first-class mail volume had broken 60 billion letters per year and still surging, increasing at the highest rate in the history of the US Postal Service.
Why we need to a build a value and payment system in the spirit of the Internet.
We’re on the cusp of the next Industrial Revolution, according to the German manufacturing experts.
2015 was the year that Ripple grew up. And what a year it’s been.
There won’t be one blockchain to rule them all, says Marley Gray, who leads Microsoft Azure’s Blockchain as a Service (BaaS) initiative.
The idea that this is a David versus Goliath story is naive, says Santander’s Mariano Belinky on the relationship between financial institutions and fintech startups.
BNY Mellon managing director Cheryl Gurz welcomes innovation she believes will jumpstart an industry long “paralyzed in terms of moving forward.”
Payments expert Jeremy Light discusses the other big trend he's beginning to see emerging in the space—open access to payment platforms through bank APIs.
Real-time payments is the hottest topic in Europe if not globally, says Jeremy Light, a managing director at Accenture and payments industry expert.
Banks must connect in order to enable faster, frictionless services. Photo: Peter Trimming “It’s faster to send money overseas through a FedEx envelope than international wire.” —Ripple Labs Head of ...
For Anthony Milas, a musician from New Zealand, market making on Ripple started as a curious hobby that developed into something more substantial.
What’s the silver bullet for financial inclusion? Is it a shiny new technology? Or a bold step forward by regulators?
Sending money across borders is expensive—but a new mobile app built on the Ripple protocol by Marco Montes eases the burden of U.S. immigrants looking to help their families back ...
Kosta Peric of the Gates Foundation and former Head of Innovation at SWIFT (where he co-founded Innotribe) discusses his vision, the impact of new technologies, and how we can address ...