MoneyTap, a blockchain money transfer app built by SBI Holdings and Ripple, has just gone live in Japan.
A joint venture between SBI Holdings and Ripple has moved a step closer to launching its blockchain-based payments app for consumers.
The joint venture between investment giant SBI and Ripple is forming a group to research the use of distributed ledgers in securities products.
SBI Ripple Asia will reportedly start testing its blockchain-based funds-transfer system between Japanese and South Korean banks by the end of 2017.
Financial services giant SBI and R3 are investing millions to boost uptake of the Corda blockchain platform in Japan and beyond.
South Korean crypto exchange Coinone has launched Cross, an app providing cross-border remittances using Ripple's xCurrent product.
Having revealed the plan in March, Japan's SBI Holdings says it will roll out a Ripple DLT-based payments app for iOS and Android this autumn.
Japanese banking giant SBI Holdings announced on Monday that its in-house cryptocurrency exchange is now live.
SBI Bank LLC, a commercial bank owned by Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings, is joining blockchain banking consortium R3.
A group of Japanese banks is planning to use Ripple's blockchain-based payments technology in a smartphone app aimed at general consumers.