Ripple CEO: It is expected to sign 100 new contracts this year, 20% will involve XRP and its xRapid products

According to Crypto News today, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse estimates that 100 new contracts will be signed this year, 20% of which will involve XRP and its xRapid products. More than 200 customers worldwide have signed contracts with Ripple and signed two new financial institutions each week. Garlinghouse said that even banks that previously refused to use XRP are using the technology, and are now willing to discuss the issue, "because they see the value of XRP."