The blockchain and the sharing/collaborative economy are undeniably intertwined. That's why we will discuss what could possibly be the next level of the sharing economy: a blockchain-enabled, true peer-to-peer paradigm of abundance. Will the blockchain live up to its promise or will this technology eventually be institutionalised and centralised to benefit a few?
With among others:
- Fairbed.eu: project of civic crowdfunding via Blockchain by Fairbnb
- Possessless: an idea of p2p renting of assets via Blockchain
- Pieter Haasnoot: co-founder of Publicism, a social enterprise supporting free press by blockchain publishing awarded with a seed investment by the Dutch Innovation Fund for Journalism in 2016