Santander

Banco Santander is one of the oldest banks on the planet. It was founded in 1857.

The Santander Group is a Spanish banking group centered on Banco Santander, S.A. and is the largest bank in the eurozone by market value. It is one of the largest banks in the world in terms of market capitalization. As its name suggests, the company originated in Santander, Cantabria, Spain.

The group has expanded since 2000 through a number of acquisitions, with operations across Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia. Many subsidiaries, such as Abbey National, have been rebranded under the Santander name.

The company is a component of the Euro Stoxx 50 stock market index. In April 2013, Santander was ranked as 43rd in the Forbes Global 2000 list of the world’s largest companies.

American Express Deepens Ties With Ripple, Confirms Using Its xCurrent Blockchain Solution
June 12th, 2018

American Express will integrate Ripple’s xCurrent solution allowing its cardholders to perform instant cross-border transactions and settlements.

Santander Launches Ripple-based International Money Transfer Payment Service in 4 Countries
April 12th, 2018

The service will be powered by the Ripple’s xCurrent distributed ledger technology which facilitates same day global payments.

Spanish Banking Group Banco Santander Announces New Ties with Ripple
February 5th, 2018

Santander will soon be launching a mobile app in Q1 2018 for instant payments powered with Ripple’s xCurrent technology.

Microsoft, JP Morgan, Santander and Others to Form an Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
February 14th, 2017

The cooperation is expected to contribute significantly to the overall development of Ethereum.

Goldman Sachs and Santander Leave R3 Blockchain Consortium
November 22nd, 2016

R3 CEV is starting fundraising with most of consortium participants expressing their interest in investing.

Ripple Partners with Major Banks to Create Global Blockchain Payments Network
September 24th, 2016

A number of the world’s leading banks have partnered to form Global Payments Steering Group, the first interbank group for payments based on the blockchain technology.

UBS, BNY Mellon, Deutsche Bank and Santander Partner with Clearmatics to Launch ‘Settlement Coin’
August 24th, 2016

The banks are planning to develop a new digital cash to serve as a standard for financial trades settlement.

Santander, CIBC and UniCredit Claim Blockchain Breakthrough in Money Transfer
June 23rd, 2016

The San Francisco-based financial technology startup has announced partnerships with seven new banks to provide its blockchain platform for overseas payments.

Blockchain Startup Everledger Wins Meffy Award
October 21st, 2015

Everledger, a London-based startup using the technology behind bitcoin to solve fraud issues, is the first blockchain firm to win a ‘Meffy’.

Santander Invests in Ripple as Startup Releases Interledger Protocol
October 9th, 2015

Ripple has got several millions of investment from Santander and came up with a new protocol designed to increase transactions efficiency.