Essays about: "Crowdfunding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 111 essays containing the word Crowdfunding.

  1. 1. An Investigation of the Viability of Crowdfunded Open Source Software : The Case of Open Source NPM Packages Funded Through GitHub Sponsors

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Malcolm Nihlén; [2022]
    Keywords : Open source software; crowdfunding; NPM; GitHub; sponsorship;

    Abstract : Open Source software plays an essential part in modern software development. Ifn ot used directly by a project, it may very well be used second or even third hand through its dependencies. Any disruption in the delivery, quality or reliability of a vital dependency may send large shock waves throughout a project. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Influence of Institutional Investors on Initial Coin Offering Performance

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Rebecka Mofors; Maja Strömberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Initial coin offering; Entrepreneurial finance; Crowdfunding; Cryptocurrencies; Institutional investors;

    Abstract : The popularity of raising capital through Initial Coin Offerings and the rapidly evolving cryptocurrency market calls for a deeper understanding of success factors that can predict ICO success. In this paper, we examine the influence of institutional investors on ICO success by measuring the token's Buy and Hold Abnormal Returns and the venture's operational progress 180 days after the first day of trading. READ MORE

  3. 3. Convincing Crowdvoting Campaigns - The Persuasive Characteristics of New Venture Crowdvoting Campaigns

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Edvin Sjökvist; Simon Blackman; [2022]
    Keywords : Crowdvoting; Persuasion; Elaboration Likelihood Model; Endorsement; Crowdfunding;

    Abstract : Today, many entrepreneurs turn to online crowdsourcing platforms to acquire resources and support for their ventures. While the pursuit of financial capital through crowdfunding platforms has received much attention from researchers, the pursuit of non-financial support has grown significantly in importance among new ventures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pecky entrepreneurs: Why do growth-oriented entrepreneurs choose equity-based crowdfunding? : A multiple-case study about crowdfunding

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Tova Larsson; Sofia Le Truong; [2022]
    Keywords : Crowdfunding; equity-based; entrepreneurship; pecking order theory; financing;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurship plays an integral role in innovation, job creation and economic growth, and financing is a key component in facilitating this process. In recent years, the financing industry has taken significant technological leaps forward—perhaps most notably through the introduction of alternative solutions to institutional investors, such as crowdfunding. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peer-to-Peer lending and the Traditional banking industry : The relationship in the Swedish market from a managerial perspective

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Karl Johan August Skoog; Carl William Simon Tollnerius; [2022]
    Keywords : Peer-to-peer lending; P2P lending; Traditional banking; FinTech; Financial institutions; Crowdfunding; Clayton Cristensen´s theory of disruption.;

    Abstract : Is the collapse of the traditional banking industry imminent? Although this is a thoughtprovoking statement and numerous arguments could be made for its inevitable demise in the faceof the fast moving and highly innovative Fintech industry, the fact remains that the traditionalbanking industry still serves as the primary financial intermediary when it comes to almost all ofour financial needs. But what if this wasn't the case? The rise of the Fintech industry has broughtwith it a tidal wave of new innovations and technologies that have in more recent yearschallenged the traditional banking industries' unassailable position in the credit market. READ MORE