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Title:A snapshot on crowdfunding PDF Logo
Authors:Hemer, Joachim
Issue Date:2011
Series/Report no.:Working papers firms and region R2/2011
Abstract:This article addresses crowdfunding, a relatively new form of informal financing of pro-jects and ventures. It describes its principle characteristics and the range of players in this market. The different business models of crowdfunding intermediaries are explored and illustrated. A first attempt is made to classify the different forms of funding and business models of crowdfunding intermediaries. Based on the available empirical data the paper discusses the economic relevance of crowdfunding and its applicability to start-up financing and funding creative ventures and research projects.
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Arbeitspapiere "Unternehmen und Region", Fraunhofer ISI

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