How blockchain is threatening the titans of the sharing economy

This article explores the growing threat to platform businesses like Uber and Airbnb from blockchain technology - the code that underlies bitcoin - a system that both guarantees security and cuts out the middleman.

How blockchain is threatening the titans of the sharing economy

Helen Goulden

Platform businesses such as Uber; Airbnb and others in the sharing economy, have introduced a dramatically new business model. But 2016 is set to become the most interesting year yet in the life story of the sharing economy as the 'blockchain' techno

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