Nice interview to get a perspective on the vision Ripple has
In the world of distributed ledgers, bitcoin may grab the lion’s share of attention and headlines. But there’s also a sea change going on in financial tech that extends to financial institutions themselves. For one thing, distributed ledgers can help transactions across virtually all currencies, notes Ripple Labs CEO and co-founder Chris Larsen, and ease of use may help speed transactions without the use of intermediaries. PYMNTS caught up with the executive and got his thoughts on everything from blockchain to how his firm intends to spend its latest multimillion dollar investment from a cadre of household tech names.