interledger

Bill Gates
Gates Foundation Partners With Former Ripple CTO's Blockchain Project
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.
Bill Gates

money2020
Blockchain for Inclusion? Gates Foundation Strikes Tepid Tone at Money2020
While it sees potential for distributed ledgers in supporting its mission, the Gates Foundation also notes limitations to the technology.
money2020

heart, flame
Old Flames, New Code: Ripple and Hyperledger Reunite for Interledger Effort
Two formerly cautious blockchain collaborators are rekindling their relationship with an effort that could result in new Hyperledger consortium code.
heart, flame

wires, electricity
Lightning Bank Ledgers? Bitfury and Ripple Demo New Twist on Bitcoin Tech
Bitcoin's much-anticipated Lightning Network is now compatible with seven payment networks, thanks to new code from Ripple and Bitfury.
wires, electricity

Quilt, interoperation
Interoperability Boost: Ripple Sends Blockchain Transaction Across 7 Ledgers
Ripple has open-sourced a bitcoin plug-in, making the biggest cryptocurrency interoperable with other ledgers. Litecoin could be next.
Quilt, interoperation