Ripple (XRP) is constantly being talked about, every week we have new Exchanges adding this cryptocurrency to their portfolio, we have Money Transfer companies- Western Union and Moneygram already announced their move on adding ripple to their methods of payment- and even banks want to make partnerships with Ripple, as it is the case of Santander. Firstly, the crypto bank Updhold, based in the United States, opened the option to buy Ripple on their platform.

Secondly, London Block Exchange (LDX) announced  the addition of Ripple(XRP) to their portfolio. Uphold, denominates itself as a “cloud-based financial services platform”, which I think we can call a Crypto bank, just to make it simpler.

The CEO from this Bank, Adrian Steckel, announced, two days ago, that “There has been a huge demand for XRP, and Uphold is one of the first platforms to make XRP easily accessible.” We can all agree that Ripple (XRP) clearly has a huge demand. The price of this coin rose 36018% in 2017.

Compared to any other cryptocurrency, this was the biggest increase. Bellow is a graph with the “Biggest Winners” of 2017 that shows this exactly, Ripple owning the 1st place.

Uphold, considered a crypto bank, is not a crypto exchange like Coinbase. It is a company that works more similar to a bank, it allows their members to buy and hold different currencies, make conversions to any other currencies and also to send them to other members globally. Read more from theindependentrepublic.com…

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