At the recent Goldman Sachs Technology & Internet Conference in San Francisco, Asheesh Birla, Senior Vice President (SVP) of Product at Ripple, talked about how Ethereum and XRP are being increasingly entrenched in the areas of decentralized finance (DeFi) and cross-border payments respectively.

With regard to Ethereum, Birla, who was speaking as part of a panel, stated:

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As for XRP, he said:

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Birla also mentioned:

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Finally, Birla spoke about the benefits for banks of using Ripple’s XRP-powered On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) product:

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