Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas awards xRapid with honorable mention

08 Apr, 2019 | Updated: 08 Apr, 2019
by Joeri Cant
Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas awards xRapid with honorable mention

Ripple took to Twitter to announce that xRapid received an honorable mention by Fast Company's World Changing Ideas in the category of 'Developing-World Technology'.

The yearly contest, organized by Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas, awards honor products, concepts, companies, policies, and designs that are pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet.

According to its website, the contest, now in its third year, has honored everything from large companies’ sustainability initiatives to clever consumer products to groundbreaking government policies. Any and all groundbreaking projects that launched since the start of 2018 were eligible for the contest.

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xRapid was nominated in the 'Developing World Technology' category, which is the category that focusses on products designed specifically for the developing world, both ones intended for the bottom of the pyramid and those intended to help create leapfrog innovation.

xRapid received an honorable mention in this category, together with another 16 nominees.

The winner in this category is BanQu, a blockchain company that creates a permanent record of transactions, helping farmers build credit and hold processors accountable, and enables people living in extreme poverty to create a digital identity that lives on the blockchain.

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