Today’s Collaborative Economy relies on centralized hubs for data collection, where communities are disempowered and economic profits are concentrated. I will present P2P Models, a new €1.5 million, EU-funded research project to build blockchain-powered organizations which are decentralized, democratic and distribute their profits.

Samer Hassan is activist and researcher, Faculty Associate at Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society (Harvard Univ.) and Associate Professor at Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain). His focus is decentralized collaboration, studying communities, and building tools for them, in and now with blockchain in