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Convergence of blockchain and the gig economy?


A report from a gig economy platform company and a crypto asset and blockchain index provider argues that a convergence of the gig economy with blockchain technology has the potential to change how people will live and work in the future.

With expectations for the global gig economy to account for $455 billion (€385 billion)  in transactions by 2023, according to a study by Mastercard, representing a 17% annual growth rate, the potential convergence could provide greater security and assurance for all parties involved.

A report from Blockchain.News quotes Alok Alstrom, founder of the global gig platform behind the report, Appjobs, “We believe the emergence of blockchain technology and the gig economy show that cryptocurrency and the digitised gig market will soon converge and create the natural next step in the evolution of economic systems.”

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