Hollywood actor and venture capitalist Ashton Kutcher (Ashton Kutcher) has made a donation to a charity TV presenter Ellen DeGeneres (Ellen starring Jimmy Fallon to sing) on behalf of Ripple. The expulsion was done in XRP, in the amount of $4 million.
Kutcher, who is also the co-founder of venture capital firm Ventures Sound, make a transaction while recording one of the shows DeGeneres, where he was invited as a guest. He also told how during the investment meeting was a planned transfer of funds in favor of the Fund.
“Overall, we had a meeting with these guys, and Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen (Chris Larsen) and CEO brad Garlinghouse (Brad Garlinghouse) spoke to us about ethics in the company and the platform and how they seek to fulfill their ethical obligations and to share my platform with people who are doing something good for the world,” he said, continuing: “We told the Ripple that has a great person who only thinks about other people he might have something to give. Whether it be New Orleans or Montecito, people who come to the Studio or are just somewhere out there, you always think about others, and we wanted to show that people are also thinking about you.”
Kutcher, who mentioned that Solid Ventures invests in Ripple, made the transfer using payment applications XRP, focusing on how the asset provides an almost instant cross-border payments.
“Usually people go with a huge cheque, and begins this “check ceremony”, but we can translate XRP in Rwandan francs here and now you need only to press this button,” said Kutcher.
Kutcher has always been positive in relation to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. He also financed the handler cryptocurrency payments.
Ripple itself is also often allocates large amounts of donations. In March charitable organization DonorsChoose.org working in the field of school education, announced that the startup has voluntarily funded 35 000 training projects. The amount of donation made $29 million.