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ripple-finastra-101019.jpg U.K.-based fintech firm Finastra is partnering Ripple to join its enterprise blockchain network RippleNet to enable faster and secure real-time cross-border money transfer solutions for its clients. The partnership will also enable RippleNet network partners to access Finastra's extensive network of the majority of the world's top banks to allow mutual customers to easily transact with each other.

blockparty-100819.jpg American professional basketball team Sacramento Kings teamed up with blockchain startup Blockparty to launch NBA's first blockchain-driven reward program for the NBA's first predictive gaming app called "Call the Shot." The program will be added to the "Call the Shot" app in time for the upcoming 2019-20 season. Fans can enroll free for the rewards program, which are non-transferable.

samsung-101719.jpg Samsung Electronics America teamed up with U.K.-based payments and foreign exchange company Finablr to launch a "Money Transfer" feature in Samsung Pay app to enable cross-border payments for the app users in the U.S. Finablr is a member of Ripple's enterprise blockchain payments network RippleNet. Money Transfer is powered by Finablr group company, Travelex.

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