XRP is a cryptocurrency designed by the company Ripple Labs in 2012. XRP wants to enable secure, instant, and nearly free transactions between financial institutions.

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Reviews for XRP

  • Ryan Selkis on XRP Founder and CEO at Messari

    But the company is managing a β€œbridge currency” [XRP] that they package to retail investors who buy on the assumption that they are front-running big bank purchasers.

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  • Nick Szabo on XRP Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and smart contracts pioneer

    Ripple is far from trust-minimized. As a result, it has high governance costs, including the disputes described here, and poor social scalability.

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  • Myles Snider on XRP Research Associate at Multicoin Capital

    In the case of XRP, we believe that the token holds little utility beyond payment of negligible fees and thus is unlikely to maintain and build value in the long-term. While we expect that XRP tokens will continue to see price spikes as Ripple Inc. makes announcements, we don’t believe that the fundamentals of the protocol will build sustained value for XRP.

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  • Lawson Baker on XRP Head of Project Zero at TokenSoft

    XRP is a security. Ripple is the issuer. Brad Garlinghouse, Chris Larsen, and other Ripple executives are subject to the anti-fraud laws under SEC jurisdiction.

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  • Ari Paul on XRP Co-founder and CIO of BlockTower Capital

    Big picture: I have nothing against Ripple or XRP. It's not a scam. It may have a killer use case. Just need to acknowledge that more than 50% of XRP is owned by one company, and most trusted nodes are run by that same company, and some assets on ledger can be frozen.

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  • Mike Novogratz on XRP CEO of Galaxy Investment Partners

    Full disclosure: I am a day one investor in Ripple Labs. I have said many times that you need to diversify bets in the crypto space. I just think we need to look at things correctly.

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  • Jed McCaleb on XRP Cofounder and CTO of Stellar

    It's not that I stopped liking Ripple. I didn't agree with how the company was being run and...that they were keeping all the XRP rather than distributing most of it like we had originally planned.

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  • Sizhao Yang on XRP Crypto Investor

    Banks are not going to disappear simply because of Bitcoin and any "revolution" will require 20-30 years to happen. I would argue that protocols like XRP are not an anomaly. They are a reflection of the trade-off between centralization and existing infrastructure. Their perspective is that blockchain is a technology first and foremost and not a wide cloud network like Facebook.

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