Fancy buying shares in a masterpiece? This site will let you – The Telegraph

Owning a Monet or Rembrandt is out of reach for all but the most well-heeled investors.

However a new online marketplace promises to give art lovers the chance to buy shares in famous paintings.

A British technology start-up is raising funds to launch an eBay-like website where investors can buy and sell shares in works of art.

The service will be underpinned by Blockchain, the same secure database technology that lies behind the digital currency Bitcoin and creates a registry of all transactions.

More at: Fancy buying shares in a masterpiece? This site will let you – The Telegraph

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