Xpring, Ripple's venture capital division, revealed new measures for the popularity of XRP. Ethan Beard, vice president of Xpring, said the department is developing tools to expand the XRP ecosystem. Beard said: "We are currently building DevTool (developer tools) in Xpring and plan to make Xpring a platform for developers. Compared to a year ago, Xpring team members have increased by about 10 times, most of them engineers. We use existing resource creation tools to make it easier to build applications using XRP, etc."