07 Dec '12, 5pm

Disruptor Chris Larsen Returns with a Bitcoin-Like Payment System

Disruptor Chris Larsen Returns with a Bitcoin-Like Payment System

Chris Larsen, who disrupted consumer finance in the 1990s and 2000s with E-Loan and Prosper, is seeking to shake up the industry again with Ripple, a peer-to-peer payment and lending system. Ripple looks to improve on Bitcoin, the decentralized virtual currency and payment system that emerged three years ago and is beginning to gain some respectable traction. He's teamed up with Jed McCaleb, a serial tech entrepreneur and a major figure in the Bitcoin community. "The time has come for virtual currencies," Larsen says. "Bitcoin has been very successful " and has shown how digital currencies can work. Larsen would say little about the details of the venture. "We're in stealth mode," he says, and Ripple's website says a beta version is "coming soon" that will let users "easily, cheaply, and safely send money over the Internet to anyone, anywhere in the world." Dribs and drabs...

Full article: http://www.americanbanker.com/issues/177_235/disruptor-ch...

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