Ripple XRP-use case incubator Xpring invests in XRPL Labs

The Director of Ripple incubator Xpring, Vanessa Pestritto, announced today that it has invested in Wietse Wind’s XRPL Labs. Community developer Wietse Wind is recognized for his excellent experience, and understanding of the protocols and technical details of both the XRP Ledger and Interledger Protocol.

Xpring (pronounced Spring), is an initiative by Ripple, launched last May, that invests, incubates, acquires, and provides grants to companies and projects run by proven entrepreneurs.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”Vanessa Pestritto, Director of Xpring at Ripple” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]”We are focused on growing the ecosystems around the Interledger Protocol and XRP Ledger. To do so, we need to work with developers that share our vision of interoperable blockchains and new use cases for XRP.”[/perfectpullquote]

Wietse dedicates personal time and resources to building projects and developer tools, contributing to the XRP Community Blog, and educating developers at local meetups. He has built a technology consulting company, which serves numerous clients ranging from larger scale companies to smaller businesses.

XRPL Labs funding will enable Wietse to dedicate more time and resources to his projects, which will be independently selected.