In the quickly changing world of cryptocurrencies, Ripple has already made a name for itself. What is interesting about Ripple, though, and what leads some financial institutions and analysts to predict a strong future for this network, is the fact that Ripple is designed to increase global liquidity of money by allowing transfers around the world to take place at record speeds and for very little in terms of fees. Perhaps the innovative technology behind these achievements is what has prompted Ripple to gain 4300% in value in year to date as of December 12, 2017. So how does one go about buying Ripple, then? Like other cryptocurrencies, Ripple is available on several different exchanges. According to the Ripple website, here is how to go about purchasing XRP, Ripple’s cryptocurrency token, through some of those exchanges.