Originally founded under the name Opencoin, Ripple sprang into consciousness on the crypto scene in 2015. Dubbed “Bitcoin Killer”, it is currently the third-largest cryptocurrency on the market. A global survey by Deloitte shows that overall corporate blockchain investment is growing across most sectors. These recent trends have seen ripple trade at an all-time high.
Ripple is not just a digital currency like Bitcoin, and neither is it just a platform like Ethereum. Instead, a key feature of what’s known as RippleNet is its ability to reform international payment speed and transparency.