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Internalizing the externalities of overfunding: an agent-based model approach for analyzing the market dynamics on crowdfunding platforms

Jascha-Alexander Koch, Jens Lausen, Moritz Kohlhase
2021 Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft  
To evaluate this concept, we develop and deploy an agent-based model (ABM).  ...  This ABM is based on a multi-attribute decision-making approach and is suitable to simulate the dynamic funding processes on a crowdfunding platform.  ...  As actual platform data is not able to analyze the effect of such a tax, we choose an approach based on an agent-based model simulating the processes of a crowdfunding platform.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11573-021-01045-w fatcat:athmphklvjh5pjw5t3r2gh2u7q

Crowdfunding: Disintermediated Investment Banking

Brian J. Rubinton
2011 Social Science Research Network  
This paper introduces crowdfunding as a concept and model for the evolution of investment banking.  ...  The investment opportunities are donations, passive investments, and active investments. From this foundation I develop a model in which interdependent agents operate in a dynamic, discrete setting.  ...  They consider crowdfunding from an industrial organization perspective and develop two models.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1807204 fatcat:qaaqb4p5dfg6xgvfx27wfytjey

Civic Crowdfunding: Four Perspectives on the Definition of Civic Crowdfunding [chapter]

Karsten Wenzlaff
2020 Advances in Crowdfunding  
Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Prof Dr Sebastian Späth, Prof Dr Ivana Pais, Dr Krystallia Moysidou, Prof Dr Piet Hausberg, Prof Dr Rotem Shneor, and two anonymous reviewers for their valuable  ...  The nature of crowdfunding entails that especially for donation-based and reward-based crowdfunding, very few restrictions exist for the supporters.  ...  The US-based platform Indiegogo allows a Keep-It-All model called flexible funding, but also an All-or-Nothing model called Fixed Funding.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-46309-0_19 fatcat:6kfr3fpdkva6ppu3taat2gqfve

Crowdfunding and Sustainable Development

Anna Motylska-Kuzma
2018 Sustainability  
The research covered 50 successful crowdfunding projects' reward and equity-based models, which were pledged on Polish platforms, and analyzed the context of the campaigns.  ...  This paper explores the relevant success factors of crowdfunding projects, which is very important in order to prepare new ideas for financing and attract the crowd as an investor.  ...  The literature distinguishes among donation-based, reward-based, debt-based, and equity-based crowdfunding [16, 19] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10124650 fatcat:3zarccnkijbhpn5dlb7w7mdwwy

Sustainable Financing through Crowdfunding

Carla Martínez-Climent, Ricardo Costa-Climent, Pejvak Oghazi
2019 Sustainability  
The phenomenon of crowdfunding has been widely studied, while the sustainability of crowdfunded ventures is attracting growing interest from academia and society.  ...  In light of this interest, we conducted bibliometric analysis to study the relationship between crowdfunding and crowdfunded ventures' sustainability orientation.  ...  The sustainability focus of the article was based on the idea that social agents should pursue an economic and social mission.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11030934 fatcat:scvnuhvqyfe4zmdzq7pst3fpj4

7 Crowdfunding [chapter]

2021 Stocks for All: People's Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century  
use of an Internet-based two-sided platform.  ...  Could crowdfunding help to increase retail investors' direct equity investments?A re there design principles thatr egulators should use for this purpose? Crowdfunding.  ...  charitable giving and donations, rewards-based and pre-sales models of crowdfunding."⁴² In March 2018, as part of its FinTech Action plan⁴³,t he European Commission presented ap roposal for aR egulation  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110761108-008 fatcat:5kz65je7zbetpnssbmod4rxpgm

Crowdfunding for Financing Wearable Technologies

Fehmi Tanrisever, Karen-Ann Wismans-Voorbraak
2016 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)  
We explore electronic crowdfunding platforms as a means of receiving money and other resources by an entrepreneur from many parties for financing wearable technology project.  ...  We consider a debt financing based platform and examine its operational implications on the entrepreneur's decisions. In addition, we identify the incentive problems that occur in these models.  ...  Our results provide model-based guidelines for the financial repayment structure of a crowdfunding platform.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2016.227 dblp:conf/hicss/TanriseverW16 fatcat:yhf23kplezaujjdl4ahqwi3inq

Cross-Border Crowdfunding Towards a Single Crowdfunding Market for Europe

Dirk A. Zetzsche, Christina Preiner
2017 Social Science Research Network  
In turn, the European Commission has initiated a study on cross-border crowdfunding in Europe. 6 Other forms include donation-based crowdfunding, where people donate for a specific charitable project  ...  Crowdfunding could refer to a donation, a debt, an investment, or a combination of each. 86 More importantly than the form of the investment, the underlying business model is far from uniform.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2991610 fatcat:ik7ott7l4nblrkjy46lgzl6z6q

The Economics of Crowdfunding Platforms

Paul Belleflamme, Nessrine Omrani, Martin Peitz
2015 Social Science Research Network  
This paper provides a description of the crowdfunding sector, considering investment-based crowdfunding platforms as well as platforms in which funders do not obtain monetary payments.  ...  In particular, it elaborates on cross-group and within-group external e¤ects and asymmetric information on crowdfunding platforms.  ...  An example for an equity-based CFP is UK-based Crowdcube.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2585611 fatcat:ogivxolhajh4bed4ak3zor7h7m

Institutional Drivers of Crowdfunding Volumes

Mari-Liis Kukk, Laivi Laidroo
2020 Journal of Risk and Financial Management  
Crowdfunding improves access to financing, yet cases of crowdfunding's importance, besides traditional financing, are rare and notably localized.  ...  We also find that regulation targeted at a specific type of crowdfunding has an economically stronger association with corresponding transaction volumes.  ...  The latter hypothesis may be better suited for models using donation-based crowdfunding as a dependent variable.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jrfm13120326 fatcat:75tero5ltrfk3lmhgaei7s33zy


Tanja Aitamurto
2011 Journalism Practice  
Crowdfunding is defined as a way to harness collective intelligence for journalism, as readers' donations accumulate into judgments about the issues that need to be covered.  ...  Thus, when the public donates for a cause, the marketing of a certain type of journalism should be aligned with the features of cause marketing.  ...  One of the new revenue models is crowdfunding, in which stories are funded by voluntary donations via an open call to anybody to donate.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17512786.2010.551018 fatcat:s7pgubowdvhd7g24silzxvjqne

The Role of Charitable Crowdfunding Platforms on Poverty Alleviation

Xizi Wang, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, Li Wang
2019 Journal of Advances in Information Technology  
IT-enabled crowdfunding is an emerging model used by either individuals or charity organizations to solicit funds from the public.  ...  , IT-enabled crowdfunding platforms, poverty alleviation  ...  Donors make donation decisions based merely on the information provided on the Internet. Agents could use IT-enabled crowdfunding for fraudulent purposes.  ... 
doi:10.12720/jait.10.2.72-76 fatcat:7jtzgejw7fha7cfc7vypfdfjka

Crowdfunding: A Review and Research Agenda

Ines Alegre, Melina Moleskis
2016 Social Science Research Network  
Crowdfunding is an alternative model for project financing, whereby a large and dispersed audience participates through relatively small financial contributions, in exchange for physical, financial or  ...  been extended, and (2) the principal factors contributing to success for the different crowdfunding models, where success entails both fundraising and timely repayment.  ...  The not-for-profit sector has shown interest in the donation-based model of crowdfunding.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2900921 fatcat:mixlkzk6hfhxncb3y63ft6beke

Crowdfunding and Social Entrepreneurship: Spotlight on Intermediaries

Andrea Rey-Martí, Antonia Mohedano-Suanes, Virginia Simón-Moya
2019 Sustainability  
We highlight the mechanisms used to reduce potential risks for intermediaries, creators, and funders and ensure their trust in crowdfunding.  ...  These intermediaries act as agents of social change, using a range of mechanisms to promote projects that seek to create social and/or environmental value in addition to economic value.  ...  Also, they are grateful for the financial support of the chair "Becoming an entrepreneur in a small business" financed by Maicerías Españolas-Arroz DACSA.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11041175 fatcat:7esqvvkqnvb53bu7hcyv6c6kwu

Shared Value Creation and Crowdfunding in Brazil

Israel José dos Santos Felipe
2017 Journal of Financial Innovation  
It is possible to make a theoretical approach of the themes studied in this trial, as we take the social and financial perspective of crowdfunding and their relationships with the creation of value for  ...  Approaching the theory of creating shared value (Porter & Kramer, 2011) with the basic social elements of crowdfunding in Brazil.  ...  The first is the rewards-based model; the second is the model based on donations; the third on small loans and the fourth and last, the model based on purchasing shares of a new company (De Buysere, Gajda  ... 
doi:10.15194/jofi_2015.v1.i3.39 fatcat:4tm5cz4vdrayrpbokswaw4bbt4
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