Barclays' accelerator program, Ripple and others have backed a $1.7 million round for a new remittance startup that will use XRP.
Remittance firms UAE Exchange and Unimoni now offer blockchain-based payments to Thailand using RippleNet.
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are hoping a shared digital currency can cut remittance costs between the two countries.
Pakistan-based Telenor Microfinance Bank has launched a remittances service using blockchain tech from Alipay.
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 has joined Ripple’s blockchain-based payments network seeking faster cross-border money transfers.
Social media giant Facebook is reportedly working to launch its own stablecoin for money transfers through its popular messaging app WhatsApp.
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts love to talk about Venezuelan users as an example of bitcoin's subversive potential – but the reality is more complex.
Abu Dhabi-based money transmitter UAE Exchange is working with Ripple to launch blockchain remittances to Asia early next year.
South Korean crypto exchange Coinone has launched Cross, an app providing cross-border remittances using Ripple's xCurrent product.