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Title Advances in crowdfunding : research and practice / Rotem Shneor, Liang Zhao, Björn-Tore Flåten, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
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Contents 1. Introduction: From Fundamentals to Advances in Crowdfunding Research and Practice / Rotem Shneor, Liang Zhao, Bjørn-Tore Flåten -- Part I. The Current State of Crowdfunding. 2. Crowdfunding Models, Strategies, and Choices Between Them / Rotem Shneor -- 3. The Global Status of the Crowdfunding Industry / Tania Ziegler, Rotem Shneor, Bryan Zheng Zhang -- 4. Lending Crowdfunding: Principles and Market Development / Tania Ziegler, Rotem Shneor -- 5. Equity Crowdfunding: Principles and Investor Behaviour / Anna Lukkarinen -- 6. Reward-Based Crowdfunding Research and Practice / Liang Zhao, Sunghan Ryu -- 7. Donation Crowdfunding: Principles and Donor Behaviour / Liang Zhao, Rotem Shneor -- 8. Ethical Considerations in Crowdfunding / Rotem Shneor, Stina Torjesen -- 9. Legal Institutions, Social Capital, and Financial Crowdfunding: A Multilevel Perspective / Wanxiang Cai, Friedemann Polzin, Erik Stam -- Part II. Crowdfunding in Historical Context. 10. History of Crowdfunding in the Context of Ever-Changing Modern Financial Markets / Aki Kallio, Lasse Vuola -- 11. The FinTech Industry: Crowdfunding in Context / Paul Griffiths -- Part III. Crowdfunding in Geographic Context. 12. Crowdfunding in China: Turmoil of Global Leadership / Liang Zhao, Yuanqing Li -- 13. Crowdfunding Prospects in New Emerging Markets: The Cases of India and Bangladesh / Krishnamurthy Suresh, Stine Øyna, Ziaul Haque Munim -- 14. Crowdfunding in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges / Emmanuel James Chao, Priscilla Serwaah, Prince Baah-Peprah, Rotem Shneor -- 15. Israeli Crowdfunding: A Reflection of Its Entrepreneurial Culture / Kalanit Efrat, Shaked Gilboa, Daniel Berliner -- 16. Crowdfunding in Europe: Between Fragmentation and Harmonization / Karsten Wenzlaff, Ana Odorović, Tania Ziegler, Rotem Shneor -- Part IV. Crowdfunding in Sectoral Context. 17. Crowdfunding Sustainability / Natalia Maehle, Pia Piroschka Otte, Natalia Drozdova -- 18. Crowdfunding in the Cultural Industries / Anders Rykkja, Natalia Maehle, Ziaul Haque Munim, Rotem Shneor -- 19. Civic Crowdfunding: Four Perspectives on the Definition of Civic Crowdfunding / Karsten Wenzlaff -- Part V. The Future of Crowdfunding. 20. Crowdfunding Education: Objectives, Content, Pedagogy, and Assessment / Rotem Shneor, Bjørn-Tore Flåten -- 21. The Future of Crowdfunding Research and Practice / Rotem Shneor, Bjørn-Tore Flåten, Liang Zhao
Summary This open access book presents a comprehensive and up-to-date collection of knowledge on the state of crowdfunding research and practice. It considers crowdfunding models and their different manifestations across a variety of geographies and sectors, and explores the perspectives of fundraisers, backers, platforms, and regulators. Gathering insights from a wide range of influential researchers in the field, the book balances concepts, theory, and case studies. Going beyond previous research on crowdfunding, the contributors also investigate issues of community, sustainability, education, and ethics. A vital resource for anyone researching crowdfunding, this book offers readers a deep understanding of the characteristics, business models, user-relations, and behavioural patterns of crowdfunding
Notes Includes index
Subject New business enterprises -- Finance.
Corporate finance.
Small businesses & self-employed.
E-commerce: business aspects.
Business & Economics -- Corporate Finance.
Business & Economics -- Finance.
Business & Economics -- Small Business.
Business & Economics -- E-Commerce -- General.
New business enterprises -- Finance
Form Electronic book
Author Shneor, Rotem, 1976-
Zhao, Liang (Law teacher)
Flåten, Björn-Tore, 1974-
ISBN 9783030463090