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Table 4 Blockchain Business Model Patterns

From: The impact of blockchain technology on business models – a taxonomy and archetypal patterns

Pattern (P) Definition Number of firms
P1: Blockchain for Business Integration Provision of a standardized shared database to improve interoperability among users 14
P2: Blockchain as Multi-Sided Platform Provision of a marketplace without regulating intermediaries 44
P3: Blockchain for Security Reinforcement of security aspects by using several aspects of the blockchain technology 7
P4: Blockchain Technology as Offering Provision of blockchain-APIs 21
P5: Blockchain for Monetary Value Transfer Enablement of direct value transfer among peers 13