05 Feb '15, 1pm
The Race to Replace Bitcoin
Another Ripple Labs veteran told the Observer a story that portrayed Ms. Kim in a warmer, more sympathetic light, though this story, too, shows a relationship that was ill fitting at best. “Ripple Labs had this really good immigration attorney. There was a young kid who came over from SimpleHoney named Winnie who was being persecuted by the Singaporean government. Winnie is a really good designer, and Joyce treated her literally like a daughter. I mean, she was just so protective of her and it became a problem because Ripple already had a great immigration attorney who we had brought on to get Winnie’s visa transferred. And Joyce was like, ‘You need to fire your immigration attorney and bring on someone else.’ This got to the point where Jed was like, ‘Chris, you know Joyce is right, we’ve got to get her an immigration attorney.’ It was like, what the fuck? Chris sat her d...