Essays about: "Equity Crowdfunding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words Equity Crowdfunding.

  1. 1. The taxonomy of Crowdfunding - An actualized overview of the development of internet crowdfunding models

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Teknik och samhälle

    Author : Fredrik Tillberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Crowdfunding; crowdfunding platform; campaign owner; crowdfunder; crowdfunding model; taxonomy; donation-based; reward-based; equity-based; lending-based; royalty-based; hybrid model; subscription-based; bounty-based; blockchain technology; smart contracts; dApps; Initial coin offering; ICO;

    Abstract : Crowdfunding challenges century long boundaries between the public, the industry and innovation. In that respect the phenomenon holds the potential to decentralize and democratize the way ventures are financed and realized. READ MORE

  2. 2. Puzzles of the crowd: Investors' perceptions of information asymmetry and agency problems in equity crowdfunding

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Anton Löwstedt; Michael Pihl; [2019]
    Keywords : Agency theory; Equity crowdfunding; Financial intermediaries; Information asymmetry;

    Abstract : Equity crowdfunding is an emerging type of financing, providing small firms with a new source of capital and small private investors with new investment opportunities. Thereby, large crowds of small private investors are introduced to a context suggested to be particularly informationally opaque and where agency challenges exist. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impacting Information Asymmetry within the Swedish Equity Crowdfunding Market : An aggregated approach on how equity crowdfunding platforms work to govern, control and reduce information asymmetry

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Niklas Wahlberg; Alexander Olsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Alternative financing; Equity crowdfunding; Information asymmetry; Agency theory; Signaling theory; Mitigation strategies; Investor communication; Effective signaling;

    Abstract : The equity crowdfunding market has since the financial crisis in 2008 become an important source of alternative financing in Sweden. The equity crowdfunding platforms constitute the market and are responsible for governing the investment relationships. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of LinkedIn in Equity Crowdfunding

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Siiri Järvinen; Duc Nguyen; [2018]
    Keywords : social media; social networks; entrepreneurial finance; equity crowdfunding; start-up;

    Abstract : Traditional investment practices have been revamped with more and more modern methodsto fit entrepreneurial settings. The evolution of equity crowdfunding has created an alternative to venture capital,bank loans and business angels. Due its novelty, recent studieshave onlyfocusedon its mechanisms and financial regulations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wisdom of the Crowds in a Market of Lemons : An Evaluation of the Financial Information Quality in Equity Crowdfunding

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Fredrik Rhodin; Niclas Nyström; [2018]
    Keywords : Crowdfunding; information asymmetry; overconfidence bias; strategic behavior;

    Abstract : Online equity crowdfunding is a way for entrepreneurs to raise capital that has exploded in popularity in recent years. Information asymmetry and poor investor protection are threats for the long-term legitimacy of equity crowdfunding. READ MORE