Startup digital payments Uphold have announced plans to add support for cryptocurrencies Ripple (XRP).
At the moment the platform is available trade, exchange and storage 7 of cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ethereum and bitcoin cash and 23 Fiat currencies and 4 precious metals.
According to the Vice-Chairman, Juan Pablo Thieriot (J. P. Thieriot), the decision on the listing of this currency was made on the results of a survey on Twitter. Among the options users were offered Monero, Stellar, Ripple and Cardano. The result is the most desired token was XRP, voted by 51 percent from just over 12 000 people.
It is worth noting that in January of this year, former chief Executive risk Ripple Greg Kidd (Greg Kidd) invested in Uphold of $57.5 million a month Later, the company acquired the Cortex MCP platform development security of mobile payments.
According to Thieriot, Uphold works on the integration of XRP for the past month. Following the announcement, some time XRP can be bought and sold through existing proposals Uphold without a fee. Zero fees will continue until such time as the turnover of XRP platform reaches 5 million
As representatives of the Uphold, the next stage of support includes integration with the Ripple network, which will allow you to place deposits and withdraw funds using mainnet. It is expected that implementation will begin in the next few weeks.