XRP adoption is rallying these days, and the latest significant movement towards this goal has been that crypto processor CoinGate just launched support for XRP.
XRP accepted in 4,500 stores
This means that they are bringing the digital token to over 4,500 stores across the globe.
CoinGate is based in Vilnius, Lithuania and it’s a crypto payments company founded back in 2014.
The firm offers a vast range of blockchain-focused services for businesses and individuals which include automated payment processing and brokerage services.
The platform uses open source, e-commerce platform PrestaShop to be able to reach thousands of online shops in the EU.
Besides XRP, CoinGate supports more cryptos such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Litecoin, and Tron.
Ripple is on a hiring spree
Ripple is currently also focused on hiring developers who can help its customers integrate the company’s products, xRapid and xCurrent.
Ripple’s director of talent Jim Chauncey-Kelly, the new hires are vital as the company builds strategic partnerships around the world.
Big news for #XRPcommunity and our merchants alike! We launched native $XRP support to our customers, meaning #XRP is now accepted as payment at thousands of vendors across the Net. Proceed to our blog for more detailed information! https://t.co/MnY2n6onDH pic.twitter.com/BYTxROGrpx
— CoinGate (@CoinGatecom) February 1, 2019
“Right now, roles that I’m thinking of that are quite critical are integration engineers. That role essentially helps our customers on-site implement our products globally.”
You can see for yourself Ripple’s job openings.
More than that, Brad Garlinghous just welcomed Stuart Alderoty, veteran legal expert and former General Counsel at CIT and HSBC on board.
“Welcome to Team Ripple, Stu! So glad to have such an esteemed financial and legal expert on this wild journey with us. Never a dull moment when working to change the global payments system as we know it!” Ripple’s Garlinghouse wrote.
Alderoty stated: “I am thrilled to join Ripple and work alongside this great team Brad has assembled as we find new ways to partner with leading policymakers and continue to create significant solutions for Ripple’s users and end-customers throughout the world.”