4 tough questions that should be top of mind for people working in finance, insurance and investment:
What does the sharing economy mean for new financial product and service development?
3. What are the key legal, regulatory and policy issues for decentralized financial services and platforms?
4. What do these new financial services and platforms mean for international capital markets, including emerging and developing economies?
Investment in the sharing economy is significant and growing exponentially, from $3.5B (in venture funding) in 2013 to more than $10B in 2014.
For many people, the sharing economy includes new peer-to-peer (P2P), decentralized and community-driven financing mechanisms such as: :
The growth of the sharing economy has led to new opportunities for enabling products and services, many of which focus on finance and risk management, such as: