In the past few years, Ripple has made tremendous progress when it comes to securing major partnerships with large-scale financial institutions. Bank of America, Santander Bank, and Even the Central Bank of Saudi Arabia have all partnered with Ripple (XRP).

However, despite the fact that Ripple has made incredible progress in the last few years, it looks like its progress could continue in 2018. There are a number of companies that are rumored to possibly be adopting Ripple for payments.

Here is a look at some of the key reasons why Starbucks could be one company that starts accepting Ripple for payments in 2018. Starbucks is a prime candidate for adopting Ripple as a payment method in the near future.

There are several reasons for this. First, Starbucks already receives roughly 1/3 of its orders from its mobile app.

The fact that Starbucks customers are already very used to paying electronically could make the Ripple adoption very easy for Starbucks. Another reason why we could soon see Starbucks adding Ripple for payments is because Starbucks Chairman, Howard Schulz has made some very encouraging comments on the issue. Read more from…

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