Ripple is making a major investment in Coil, a media platform that pays content creators XRP.
The popular image hosting site Imgur is tying up with a micropayments startup founded by Ripple's former CTO.
The Coil blogging platform offers tipping via XRP and in future plans to work with a variety of assets.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with Coil, a startup founded by Ripple's former CTO, to provide payment services for the unbanked.
The new company, which incorporates the Interledger and Codius technologies Thomas helped develop at Ripple, is now available to try out.