How Blockchain technology can monetize new music ventures: an examination of new business models

Owen, Robyn ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4241-3367 and O'Dair, Marcus (2020) How Blockchain technology can monetize new music ventures: an examination of new business models. Journal of Risk Finance, 21 (4) . pp. 333-353. ISSN 1526-5943 [Article] (doi:10.1108/JRF-03-2020-0053)

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Abstract

The paper examines how blockchain technology is disrupting business models for new venture finance.

The role of blockchain technology in the evolution of new business models to monetize the creative economy is explored, by means of a case study approach. The focus is on the recorded music industry, which is in the vanguard of new forms of intermediation and financialization. There is a particular focus on emerging artists.

The paper provides novel case study insights and concludes by considering how further research can contribute to building a theory of technology-driven business models which apply to the development on the one hand to new forms of financial intermediaries, more correctly referred to as ‘infomediaries’, and on the other hand to new forms of direct monetization by artists.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR)
Item ID: 32927
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Depositing User: Pamela Macaulay
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2021 14:38
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2021 07:33
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/32927

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