XRP Crypto Payments Launch at 4,500 Stores As Ripple Begins New Hiring Spree
CoinGate Launches XRP Support
Crypto payment processor CoinGate just launched support for XRP, bringing the digital asset to more than 4,500 online stores.
Big news for #XRPcommunity and our merchants alike! We launched native $XRP support to our customers, meaning #XRP is now accepted as payment at thousands of vendors across the Net. Proceed to our blog for more detailed information! https://t.co/MnY2n6onDH pic.twitter.com/BYTxROGrpx
— CoinGate (@CoinGatecom) February 1, 2019
CoinGate, based in Vilnius, Lithuania, is a cryptocurrency payments company established in 2014. The company offers a range of blockchain-focused services for businesses and individuals, including automated payment processing and brokerage services.
The platform utilizes open-source, e-commerce platform PrestaShop to reach thousands of digital stores in the EU. In addition to XRP, CoinGate supports dozens of additional cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, Litecoin and Tron.
Ripple Hiring for Product Integration
Meanwhile, Ripple says it’s focused on hiring developers who can help its customers integrate the company’s suite of payment solutions such as xCurrent and the XRP-powered xRapid.
According to Ripple’s director of talent Jim Chauncey-Kelly, the new hires are critical as the company builds strategic partnerships around the world.
“Right now, roles that I’m thinking of that are quite critical are integration engineers. That role essentially helps our customers on-site implement our products globally.”
Ripple currently has a total of 36 job openings. You can check them out here.