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Ripple (XRP) is the “cryptocurrency token” native to “the Ripple Network.” The Ripple network (also called “Ripple”) is an open source, peer-to-peer, real-time payment system (like Bitcoin’s blockchain or Ethereum’s network) that can be used to transfer both fiat currencies and the Ripple cryptocurrency XRP.



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How to Buy Ripple

To buy Ripple you’ll either need to use an exchange that trades Ripple for dollars, or you’ll need to buy Bitcoin or Ethereum first and trade it for Ripple on an exchange that allows that.