eBook Strategic Approaches to Successful Crowdfunding, 1st Edition

  • Djamchid Assadi
  • Published By: Business Science Reference
  • ISBN-10: 1466696052
  • ISBN-13: 9781466696051
  • DDC: 658.15
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 378 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

This title brings provides guidelines relating to the use of the social web to raise funds and provide financial support for start-up companies, individual pursuits, and philanthropic endeavors. Topics covered include e-commerce, capital investment, peer-to-peer lending, digital philanthropy, and virtual communities. This is an essential reference source for academicians, researchers, professionals, and graduate students interested in understanding the dynamics, best practices, and managerial solutions for obtaining financial support from online communities.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: In Search of Crowdfunding Business Models.
2: Intermediating Crowdfunding: A Foundational Assessment.
3: To Lend or Not to Lend: Exploring the Early Days of Peer-to-Peer Lending to Small Businesses.
4: How do the Crowdfunders Judge the Crowdfunded?.
5: Toward a Typology of Crowdfunding Motivations.
6: Proactive Law as Competitive Advantage in Crowdfunding.
7: Crowdfunding as an Open Innovation for Co-Creation.
8: Basic Types of Project Initiators: Contributor Relations in Platform-Based Online Crowdfunding.
9: Exploring the Spheres of Crowdfunding.
10: Can Social Dynamics Be Channeled from Offline to Online Communities?.
11: Does Crowdfunding (Creatively) Disturb the Conventional (Banking) Alliances with Support Networks for Financing (Micro-)Entrepreneurs?.
12: Crowdfunding: Waker of Small Hidden Insignificant Funds?.
13: Can Crowdfunding Provide a Solution for the Financial Problems of SMEs in Turkey?.
14: Crowdfunding and Slow Money: Challengers or Partners – A Field Perspective.
15: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Sharing vs. Self-Interest in Crowdfunding.
16: Do the Social Web 2.0 Media Foster Democratization?.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: In Search of Crowdfunding Business Models.
2: Intermediating Crowdfunding: A Foundational Assessment.
3: To Lend or Not to Lend: Exploring the Early Days of Peer-to-Peer Lending to Small Businesses.
4: How do the Crowdfunders Judge the Crowdfunded?.
5: Toward a Typology of Crowdfunding Motivations.
6: Proactive Law as Competitive Advantage in Crowdfunding.
7: Crowdfunding as an Open Innovation for Co-Creation.
8: Basic Types of Project Initiators: Contributor Relations in Platform-Based Online Crowdfunding.
9: Exploring the Spheres of Crowdfunding.
10: Can Social Dynamics Be Channeled from Offline to Online Communities?.
11: Does Crowdfunding (Creatively) Disturb the Conventional (Banking) Alliances with Support Networks for Financing (Micro-)Entrepreneurs?.
12: Crowdfunding: Waker of Small Hidden Insignificant Funds?.
13: Can Crowdfunding Provide a Solution for the Financial Problems of SMEs in Turkey?.
14: Crowdfunding and Slow Money: Challengers or Partners – A Field Perspective.
15: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Sharing vs. Self-Interest in Crowdfunding.
16: Do the Social Web 2.0 Media Foster Democratization?.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.