Sharing economy: the end of the bank? Sharing is hot. The sharing economy is expanding to include ever more activities. Who will become the Uber or Airbnb of the financial sector? After all, we will soon see the end of banks as we know them today. Belfius, BNP Paribas Fortis, ING and KBC will be wiped out by digital disruption, their place taken by P2P platforms designed by fintech businesses such as TransferWise, Lending Club and Crowd Cube. Right? According to Professor Bjorn Cumps, that is not a very likely scenario.