I have had an eye on ripple for a while, because it is a top player and the top player in terms of market cap for a centralized cryptocurrency. For many people and especially businesses they will probably trust a centralized system way more than a decentralized because that is what they are used to. It leaves someone or at least a business in control to steer it.
So just the other day and announcement was made that Ripple's Xrapid will be tested with money gram. So this could be the start of something good for ripple, sort of getting it to the next level if the testing goes well.
Take a look at the full article about it here: