Crowdfunding in Europe: State of the Art in Theory and Practice

Crowdfunding in Europe: State of the Art in Theory and Practice

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, January 24

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319180168
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/20/2015
Series: FGF Studies in Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 251
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dennis Brüntje is research assistantat the Media andCommunication Management Group at TechnischeUniversität Ilmenau,Germany. Together with his team he has conducted a wide range of studiesrelated to crowdfunding,media management and entrepreneurship.Furthermore, the Group advises and scientifically supports variouscrowdfundingplatforms, projects and start-ups. Dennis is head of theScientific Work Group on crowdfunding at the EuropeanCrowdfundingNetwork.In hisPhD thesishe focuses on intermediation byplatforms in equity-basedcrowdfunding. He has several years of experiencein business financing, from establishing a venture capital company, hisresearch and initiating a local start-up initiative.

Oliver Gajda is the founding Chairman and Executive Director at the European Crowdfunding Network, Belgium. He is a member of the European Crowdfunding Stakeholder Forum at the European Commission and Advisory Board member at FörderkreisGründungsforschung e.V. (FGF). He works as hands-on operational and strategic consultant with innovative businesses. The past decade, Oliver has worked with venture capital, microfinance, technology and social entrepreneurship in both commercial and non-profit settings in Europe and the USA. As former journalist, he started his career in the early 1990s in the publishing and business information industries. Oliver holds Masters degrees from Solvay Business School and from the University of Hamburg and studiedat SEESS (UCL) in London.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Status Quo of an Emerging Research Field.- Regional Examinations on Crowdfunding.- Analysis of Specific Application Areas in Crowdfunding.- Selected Case Studies on Crowdfunding Practice.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews