It’s long been known that Swift and Ripple, two companies looking to streamline payment processes, have battled it out over who is a better platform. Well, the two CEO’s, Gottfried Leibbrandt and Brad Garlinghouse, respectively, had a public, face-to-face discussion as a part of the “Let’s Send the Money” panel at the Paris FinTech Forum 2019. Both argued over the future of cross-border payment solutions.
This discussion was moderated by Elizabeth Schulze, who works as a Technology Correspondent for CNBC International. She started the conversation with Leibbrandt, asking why Swift was the future over Ripple. He responded as follows: