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16-8-2018 12:00 AM

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In this research-in-progress, we explored Blockchain and its application possibilities in different Business Models. Through a qualitative and descriptive research, we sought, in the Crushbase database, the companies that had in their activity description the word Blockchain, obtaining 810 companies. We tabulate the data obtained in Excel spreadsheet and we collected additional information on the websites of the organizations. The process of data analysis used the document analysis and content analysis techniques. Thus, this study contribute to the characterization of innovative business models related to Blockchain, helping professionals and entrepreneurs to understand this new niche of expertise that comes with the Blockchain. Future explorations should intend to explore more deeply the business models of companies that were already operating before 2008 and to categorize the operation areas of the database organizations in order to contribute to the theory by presenting empirical evidence of active business with that technology.

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Aug 16th, 12:00 AM

BUSINESS MODELS AND BLOCKCHAIN: WHAT CAN CHANGE?

In this research-in-progress, we explored Blockchain and its application possibilities in different Business Models. Through a qualitative and descriptive research, we sought, in the Crushbase database, the companies that had in their activity description the word Blockchain, obtaining 810 companies. We tabulate the data obtained in Excel spreadsheet and we collected additional information on the websites of the organizations. The process of data analysis used the document analysis and content analysis techniques. Thus, this study contribute to the characterization of innovative business models related to Blockchain, helping professionals and entrepreneurs to understand this new niche of expertise that comes with the Blockchain. Future explorations should intend to explore more deeply the business models of companies that were already operating before 2008 and to categorize the operation areas of the database organizations in order to contribute to the theory by presenting empirical evidence of active business with that technology.