Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide, announced it has joined Ripple’s global network (RippleNet) to enable instant, blockchain-powered global payments. Ria is one of the largest payment service providers in the world.
By joining RippleNet’s network of 200+ financial institutions worldwide, Ria can settle transactions with increased speed, transparency and efficiency and deliver a better experience to their customers.
More specifically, Ripple’s technology will enable new end-to-end tracking, better visibility into fees, estimated delivery time and status, complementing Ria’s transparency and reliability for the end user.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”Juan Bianchi, CEO of Euronet’s Money Transfer Segment” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]“At Ria, we have developed the second largest Money Transfer network in the world along with a best-in-class compliance program all connected by our proprietary technology. Ria’s integration with Ripple serves to build rails for an innovative payment infrastructure that seeks to provide easier access to potential partners, while delivering faster and cleaner payments to its users. Time is a vital currency for our customers and partners, so we always keep it at the center of our innovation efforts.”[/perfectpullquote]
Additionally, through Euronet’s state of the art Digital Integrated Payments Cloud, RippleNet customers will gain new access to Ria’s global fintech ecosystem, enabling cross-border payments both ways.
[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”Marcus Treacher, SVP of Customer Success, Ripple” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]“This partnership will enable Ripple to expand the reach and solutions for our partners and the overall banking ecosystem. Ria is one of the top money transfer players in the industry, with the second largest network in the world and is known for its world-class service. By joining RippleNet, Ria not only enhances our value chain for our partners but will continue to improve remittance times and costs for both their customer and enterprise clients.”[/perfectpullquote]