The rise of the platform economy and what it means for global commerce

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The rise of the platform economy and what it means for global commerce

14:05 - 14:25 | Tuesday 13 March
| The Universe

Across the globe, the sharp rise of platforms and marketplaces has upended the traditional economic order. Nowhere is this more true than in Asia. Whilst on-demand and sharing economy companies grab the headlines, the real revolution is happening amongst the long-tail of software platforms who are leveraging the internet's power to digitise payments, internationalise services, and connect buyers and sellers anywhere more efficiently than ever before. Join Stripe CFO Will Gaybrick as he discusses the technological transformations and structural changes powering this paradigm shift, and what it means for the next decade of economic development across the connected world.

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Naga Munchetty, Journalist and Broadcaster

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