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Mastercard and Ripple’s Xpring Join Industry Group to Promote Blockchain Education

Mastercard has joined a working group that supports blockchain education and research in universities around the world. Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt announced Tuesday it has welcomed 11 founding members into its Blockchain Education Alliance. In addition to the card network, the new members include the innovation arms of payments startup Ripple and crypto exchange Binance; and …

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Ripple’s Xpring Opens Developer Relations Forum

Ripple’s Xpring will launch a community web page and forum referred to as “developer relations,” or DevRel, for its developer platform.  Most of Xpring’s employees work on the engineering and product side of the table, explained a Feb. 1 blog post on the Xpring website. “We think of DevRel as the ears and mouth of …

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Ripple Invests in Biometric Cybersecurity Startup’s $2.2 Million Round

Cybersecurity startup Keyless has raked in $2.2 million in seed funding to expand a security product that unlocks access to users’ private keys with encrypted biometric data. The London-based firm claims to be the first in the world to combine biometrics with cryptography and has attracted investors like venture fund gumi Cryptos Capital, which led …

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Ripple Invests $750,000 to Bring XRP to Crypto Wallet BRD

Mobile wallet provider BRD is partnering with Ripple’s Xpring to boost XRP adoption. The companies announced Friday that Xpring would invest some $750,000 into BRD as part of its efforts to “build the internet of value.” As part of this new “strategic partnership,” BRD will integrate XRP and begin building on Xpring’s developer platform. “The …

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Ripple’s Xpring Launches Crypto, Fiat Payments That Integrate Into Any App

Ripple’s Xpring is launching a platform it says makes it possible for developers to integrate fiat and cryptocurrency payments into any application. The suite of services includes an Xpring software development kit (SDK) that allows programmers to integrate XRP apps in multiple programming languages. It also includes a variety of new tools for working on …

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Ripple’s Xpring Looks to Build XRP DeFi Products With New Acquisition

Ripple has made its first move towards building decentralized finance (DeFi) products based on XRP. With its acquisition of decentralized payments platform Logos Network, Ripple’s investment arm, Xpring, will add nine New York-based engineers. Logos founder and CEO Michael Zochowski will become Xpring’s “Head of DeFi Products.” Xpring did not disclose the price of the …

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Bain Capital and Ripple’s Xpring Invest in DeFi Founder’s ‘Scout Fund’

One decentralized finance entrepreneur is on the hunt to back young companies using institutional cash. Robert Leshner is the founder of crypto money market Compound Finance. Separately from that, CoinDesk has learned, he now has a combined million dollars from Bain Capital Ventures and Ripple’s Xpring to write extremely early-stage checks to very new companies. The …

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