The Ripple Drop: Predictions for 2020

[embedded content] This special holiday episode of The Ripple Drop reflects on the impact of blockchain technology and digital assets over the past decade—and what’s ahead for the industry as we stand on the doorstep of a new year. Members of our executive team, including CEO Brad Garlinghouse, discuss what surprised them in 2019, industry … Continue reading The Ripple Drop: Predictions for 2020

Swell 2019: Closing Academia and Industry’s Blockchain Gap Through UBRI

“Mind the Gap” is a beloved warning from London’s Underground that has since crossed over into popular culture, appearing in video games, books and on t-shirts around the world. It was also the subtext of Dr. Paolo Tasca’s fireside chat about Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) at Swell 2019.  Originally, the phrase was meant … Continue reading Swell 2019: Closing Academia and Industry’s Blockchain Gap Through UBRI

2020: The Year of the Digital Asset

Standing on the doorstep of a new year and a new decade, it is hard to believe that the first real public engagement with digital assets began only a few short years ago in 2017. Over that year and into the next, speculators and media coverage drove wild fluctuations in interest and price—contributing to a … Continue reading 2020: The Year of the Digital Asset

Blockchain Technology Is Game Changing

Gaming is a $140 billion global industry. This massive scale is driven largely by digital economies created through in-game virtual purchases that unlock specific game features, unique abilities and characters and items, among other things. However, creating a balanced economy that benefits both a game’s player community and its creators is complex and challenging.  One … Continue reading Blockchain Technology Is Game Changing