I’ve been sitting on this post for a couple of days, but finally decided to post it tonight. As always, just connecting dots together by using public information – this isn’t my way of saying anything will happen, just information that I found incredibly interesting that I’d like to share and hear your thoughts on.
After my post connecting many dots to Ripple, I decided to look backwards and take a deeper dive into what I think could make sense for a possible partnership using xRapid. A few weeks ago I reread the article that said dLocal was using Ripple and another article saying they were partnered with AliPay, among others. Ant Financial is part of Alibaba and operates AliPay. Alibaba is massive. Ant Financial is massive (most valuable fintech in the world). AliPay is massive. I don’t think we can even comprehend how many people are intertwined with Alibaba, so I decided to start with AliPay to see what I could find. Here’s an example of what I found: