• Origin launches protocol for building cheaper decentralized Ubers & Airbnbs

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    The sharing economy ends up sharing a ton of labor's earnings with middlemen like Uber and Airbnb. $38 million-funded Origin wants the next great two-sided marketplace to be decentralized on the blockchain so drivers and riders or hosts and guests can connect directly and avoid paying steep fees that can range up to 20 percent or higher. So today Origin launches its decentralized marketplace protocol on the Ethererum mainnet that replaces a central business that connects users and vendors with a smart contract.
    “Marketplaces don't redistribute the profits they make to members. They accrue...
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