Browsing the "Remittances" Tag

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Ripple, Barclays Accelerator Back $1.7 Million Round for Remittance Firm

| Yogita Khatri

Barclays' accelerator program, Ripple and others have backed a $1.7 million round for a new remittance startup that will use XRP.

Two Remittance Firms Go Live With Ripple-Based Payments to Thailand

| Yogita Khatri

Remittance firms UAE Exchange and Unimoni now offer blockchain-based payments to Thailand using RippleNet.

Saudi Arabia, UAE Aim to Cut Payments Costs With Common Digital Currency

| Yogita Khatri

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are hoping a shared digital currency can cut remittance costs between the two countries.

Pakistani Bank Teams With Alipay for Blockchain Remittances

| Yogita Khatri

Pakistan-based Telenor Microfinance Bank has launched a remittances service using blockchain tech from Alipay.

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Where the Future of Crypto Payments Is Being Built

| Leah Callon-Butler

The Philippines may not be the crypto capital of the world – but it may be where infrastructure building runs the deepest.

National Bank of Kuwait Taps Ripple for New Remittance Service

| Yogita Khatri

National Bank of Kuwait has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network seeking faster cross-border money transfers.

Facebook to Develop its Own Stablecoin for Remittances: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Social media giant Facebook is reportedly working to launch its own stablecoin for money transfers through its popular messaging app WhatsApp.

Venezuela Isn’t the Crypto Use Case You Want It to Be

| Leigh Cuen

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts love to talk about Venezuelan users as an example of bitcoin's subversive potential – but the reality is more complex.

UAE Remittance Firm Launching Ripple-Based Payments in Q1 2019

| Yogita Khatri

Abu Dhabi-based money transmitter UAE Exchange is working with Ripple to launch blockchain remittances to Asia early next year.

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Coinone Exchange Launches Cross-Border Payments App With Ripple Tech

| Nikhilesh De

South Korean crypto exchange Coinone has launched Cross, an app providing cross-border remittances using Ripple's xCurrent product.