Thanks to a massive 37,900% growth ter , Ripple’s co-founder and former CEO, Chris Larsen is now one of the 25 richest boys ter the world. He is still no Jeff Bezos, but if XRP has another year of explosive growth like it had ter , he will be worth well overheen $100 billion on December 31, .
Larsen, who now sits spil Chairman of the company, presently holds Five.Nineteen billion XRP cryptocurrency and he still possesses 17% of the overall company. According to Forbes, when you combine his holdings and his stake te the company, you get a televisiekanaal work of $37.Three billion. Can only imagine how high XRP is going to go if it everzwijn gets on Coinbase.
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The 57-year-old stepped down spil CEO of Ripple ter November , turning overheen the reigns to current CEO Brad Garlinghouse, who possesses a 6.3% stake te the company, Forbes reports. Larsen presently serves spil chairman.
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XRP wasgoed lightly the best performing cryptocurrency of , rising 37,900% from $0.0065 vanaf token te January , to $Two.47 by the end of the year. The cryptocurrency now has a market cap of $94 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.com, placing it behind only bitcoin te total value.
If you’re fresh to the cryptocurrency space, and you have only figured out how to buy coins on Coinbase, getting some XRP te your portfolio isn’t terribly difficult. You can either create an account on Bitstamp, which is an exchange similar to Coinbase, but I’ve heard it takes several weeks for verification.
The other option, for Coinbase users, is to get an account on Binance. Doing this will permit you to get XRP today, but there is one, evident drawback. You can’t purchase XRP (or anything else) with USD on Binance. But, what you can do, merienda you set up your Binance account, is send either Bitcoin or Ethereum from your Coinbase account to Binance and buy XRP with ETH or BTC. It sounds a lotsbestemming tighter than it is, and this fellow actually does a fairly good job of explaining it.