Ripple CEO speaks on Bitcoin scalability challenges, cross-border payments & more

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September 3, 2018 by
Ripple CEO speaks on Bitcoin scalability challenges, cross-border payments & more

Ripple Chief Executive Officer, Brad Garlinghouse, mentioned existing financial system, existing state of cross-border payments and Bitcoin  scalability challenges. The discussions happened on the Stanford Legal podcast.

Garlinghouse while taking about cross-border payments, he discussed exactly how base layer development could minimize the price associated with it. He stated, “That takes time as well as rubbing and any kind of kind of speak about rubbing is its cost. If we do it extra efficiently, we could increase the global industries that we’re discussing.”

Even though we reside in a globe that is 3 decades into the Net, Garlinghouse stated that it is “remarkable” that lots of transaction-based innovations have a central counterparty. He further includes claiming, “That takes some time and also rubbing and also any kind of type of discuss friction is its cost. If we do it a lot more successfully, we could speed up the international sectors that we’re talking about.”

How’ Ripple aiming to address the issue?
Garlinghouse claimed, “… we market technologies to banks that will enable them link that we call RippleNet and that allows them to do cross-border payments in real-time at really very cost-effective charges.”

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There has been a great deal of complication regarding Ripple & XRP, so, Garlinghouse explained the specific use of XRP by Ripple. While speaking about it he claimed Ripple Labs construct technologies in addition to the XRP Journal. He stated, “Some of our items are constructed a hundred percent making use of XRP, and also some have nothing to do with XRP. You could make use of Bitcoin for several of the products we provide. The problem is, Bitcoin has some serious scalability difficulties.”

He even more described his point with an example of getting a cup of coffee with Bitcoin. The transaction itself sets you back around $1.8 which implies it would efficiently increase the price of the coffee itself. Furthermore, the purchase process is time consuming and would only happen after 45 mins or so.

He confesses, “I am personally long on Bitcoin. I’m not trying to slam Bitcoin. I think Bitcoin is not mosting likely to be a cure all that some individuals thought it would be for various type of deals and also instead you’re seeing focus on sort of usage case dynamics for different sort of deals.”

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