Ripple Launches ‘Xpring’ Initiative to Invest in XRP-Focused Startups
Ripple has launched an initiative to provide financial assistance to "serious" startups and projects – as long as they boost its own ecosystem.
XRP is a digital asset and cryptocurrency issued and partly managed by Ripple, a payment solutions company.
Ripple engineer Nik Bougalis has proposed a method of shielding transactions on the XRP ledger.
Chief Technology Officer David Schwartz cites demand from users for smart contract implementation.
Ripple CTO Schwartz said a feature is being developed to allow asset-backed tokens to be minted on the platform.
Digital payments startup Uphold has completed its integration with the XRP ledger, it announced Thursday.