Prospects for the Using of Blockchain Technology in the Existing Business and Startup Project

Davydov Denys S., Riabovol Dmytro A.
2018 Bìznes Inform  
The aim of the article is to research the prospects and opportunities for using blockchain technology in entrepreneurship, as well as international payments and banking operations. On the basis of current and up-to-date data and opinions of authoritative English-language publications on business, the problems concerning the relevance of technology of a distributed ledger have been comprehensively examined, and the results of many startups – young companies working on blockchain-solutions in
more » ... ous spheres, have been evaluated. As a result of the research, the main directions of work of startups in the field of application of blockchain technology were identified: smart contracts; cloud data storage; production processes; sphere of remuneration of employees; electronic voting with protection against breaking; "sharing economy". Prospects for further research in this direction are specific justification of the applicability of distributed ledger technology and the concept of decentralization in developing sectors (the "sharing economy", "Internet of Things"), as well as a deeper analysis of the impact of new solutions in relation to the traditional sectors of the economy, including Ukraine.
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