Post Tagged with: "Ripple Labs"

Digital Asset Holdings Buys Blockchain Startup Hyperledger

Digital Asset Holdings Buys Blockchain Startup Hyperledger

by June 26, 2015 at 10:52 am 0 comments

Call it another vote of confidence for the blockchain. Hyperledger from Hyper, which provides private blockchains to financial institutions, was bought by Digital Asset Holdings, Bloomberg reported yesterday. San Francisco-based Hyperledger won a place in Bank Innovation‘s 2015 DEMOvation Challenge, and was a semi-finalist at Innotribe’s 2015 Startup Challenge as well. AtRead More

Ripple Labs Fined by FinCEN for Money Laundering Violations

Ripple Labs Fined by FinCEN for Money Laundering Violations

by May 5, 2015 at 5:59 pm 2 comments

Ripple Labs today earned the dubious distinction of being the first virtual currency exchange to be fined by FinCEN for failing to comply with anti-money laundering rules. This is sure to send a chill through the world of virtual currency. The San Francisco-based company, which allows for rapid inexpensive movementRead More

Western Union Will Give Ripple a Chance

Western Union Will Give Ripple a Chance

by April 29, 2015 at 11:11 am 12 comments

News broke yesterday at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference 2015 that Western Union is planning an “experiment” with Ripple Labs, the group behind the Ripple protocol. In Oct. 2013, when Ripple struck a deal with the money transfer service ZipZap, it was called a threat to Western Union. At that time, Western UnionRead More

Coolest Brands 2015: Ripple LabsGoing for It

Coolest Brands 2015: Ripple Labs

Going for It

by March 15, 2015 at 10:07 am 1 comment

It is easy to pigeonhole Ripple Labs. That’s that bitcoin company, right? The thing is, Ripple Labs is way beyond bitcoin, even beyond “cryptocurrency.” Rather, Ripple Labs is the leading purveyor of what it calls the “distributed ledger.” Put simply, a distributed ledger is a means for massive corporate banksRead More

Welcome to the Internet of Value

Welcome to the Internet of Value

by March 3, 2015 at 9:54 am 3 comments

SEATTLE — First, there was the Internet of Information. Then, presumably and as yet not fully realized, the Internet of Things. Next comes the Internet of Value. In a prescient presentation here at Bank Innovation 2015, Chris Larsen, the founder and CEO of Ripple Labs, described a future where valueRead More

Ripple Said to Have Started Talking To DC Lawmakers

Ripple Said to Have Started Talking To DC Lawmakers

by June 23, 2014 at 5:44 pm 2 comments

Ripple Labs, the currency startup, is reportedly lobbying Washington, D.C., lawmakers and regulators on legislation that would ease currency rules, sources tell Bank Innovation.

Ripple Co-Founder Dumps Virtual Currency; Price Tanks

Ripple Co-Founder Dumps Virtual Currency; Price Tanks

by May 23, 2014 at 11:51 am 0 comments

Ripple Labs co-founder Jed McCaleb announced yesterday that he would be selling all of his shares in Ripple’s internal cryptocurrency, XRP (better known as ripples), which led to share prices tanking overnight. In a forum post on XRP Talk titled “Selling My XRP” McCaleb wrote that he would be sellingRead More