World Economic Forum. ‘Deep Shift Technology Tipping Points and Societal Impact’ report: "10% of global gross domestic product (GDP) will be stored on blockchain technology by 2027"According to PWC ‘Strategy&’ report on Initial Coin Offerings "[Token Offerings] are quickly replacing traditional VC funding models, effectively cutting out the middle man by allowing companies to raise their own funds directly. Hybrid models combining classic VC & PE funding with [Token Offerings] are also increasingly establishing themselves as a valid funding alternative.""Shark Tank's" Kevin O'Leary, in his interview to CNBC: “ "Asset-based coins will eventually replace small-cap stocks and IPOs"PWC report ‘Alternative asset management 2020. Fast forward to centre stage’: Between now and 2020, alternative assets are expected to grow to $13.6tn in our base case scenario and to $15.3tn [or double] in our high case scenario.Forrester Research. ‘Predictions 2019: Distributed Ledger Technology’ report: "The Most Innovative Projects Will Involve The Tokenization Of Assets. This has nothing to do with cryptocurrencies or tokens used as a payment instrument on blockchain. Representing digital or physical assets as tokens on a DLT-based network allows participants to reinvent processes and develop new business models. This is uncharted territory from both a business and technology perspective."