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Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues Open access
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Received: 2019-10-22  |  Accepted: 2020-03-25  |  Published: 2020-06-30

Title

A business model analysis of blockchain technology-based startup


Abstract

Blockchain is drawing attention as rising technology with the advantages of security, transparency, and immutability by a decentralized network structure. However, blockchain technology is still an immature technology and lacks common standards. The researches on blockchain technology have been mainly focused on the financial sector but rarely applied to the supply chain in industry sectors. Especially, the blockchain technologies developed by technology entrepreneurs are still challenging to apply to an actual business due to a lack of understanding of the possibility of creating value. Therefore, it is necessary to provide technological entrepreneurs with an understanding of the business model and the feasibility of creating value with the new technology like blockchain. To address the issue, this study investigates how blockchain technology is effectively applicable and what value can be achieved from it. The purpose of this study is to analyze a livestock traceability system using blockchain technology and investigate its business model in terms of the value proposition, value delivery, and value creation. This study would provide insights into the business value creation of blockchain technology.


Keywords

business model, blockchain technology, technology entrepreneurs, value proposition value delivery, value creation


JEL classifications

M13 , O32 , Q16 , Q55


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/571


DOI


Pages

3048-3060


Funding

This business model analysis of blockchain technology is based on the Korean government project performed by a startup company, the Let’s Combine.

This is an open access issue and all published articles are licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Authors

Park, Joo Yeon
Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia https://www.murdoch.edu.au
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Sung, Chang Soo
Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea, Republic of http://www.dongguk.edu
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

7


Number

4


Issue date

June 2020


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Cited

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