Ripple is always in the news, now we have SendFriend, a remittance company using Ripple’s xRapid service for cross-border payments. SendFriend received investments from Ripple itself MasterCard and Barclays Bank.
To begin, people in the Philippine and U.S.A will be able to exchange USD and Philippine pesos with XRP. This could be game changing.
XRP will be a giant if banks see it as valuable and start to use it on a daily basis. Once the banks start using it then multinational companies will follow and then the normal everyday people who need fast access to different types of currencies will too.