Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding

Fundamental Cases, Facts, and Insights

1st Edition - December 2, 2019
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  • Authors: Douglas Cumming, Sofia Johan
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128146378
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128146385

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Crowdfunding: Fundamental Cases, Facts, and Insights presents fundamental knowledge about a maturing economic field. Assembling and arranging datasets, case analyses, and other foundational materials on subjects associated with crowdfunding, it systematically, comprehensively, and authoritatively provides access to a consistent body of crowdfunding research. With the crowdfunding industry now consolidated, this core reference can serve as the basis for research projects and applied work. Acclaim for Crowdfunding"This book provides insightful cases and statistics from around the world on how rewards and equity crowdfunding markets work. It also includes useful information on marketplace lending. It is a great resource for entrepreneurs and investors, as well as for policymakers, academics, and students."– Craig Asano, Founder and CEO, National Crowdfunding and Fintech Association "Crowdfunding offers detailed analyses of rewards and equity crowdfunding markets using statistical methods and case studies. I recommend it for academics, practitioners, and policymakers who seek a rigorous look at crowdfunding markets around the world."– Jay Ritter, Joseph B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida

Key Features

  • Presents a complete scope of crowdfunding areas in the international landscape
  • Combines economics with international business, management, law and finance
  • Enables practitioners and researchers to compare regulatory frameworks, best practices and market opportunities
  • Includes a freely available website of supplementary pedagogical material

Readership

Graduate students and professionals working in the economics of crowdfunding and, more generally, entrepreneurship

Table of Contents

  • Part 1: Introduction to Crowdfunding
    1. Introduction
    2. Overview of agency and signaling theory in crowdfunding
    3. Overview of institutional contexts and empirical methods

    Part 2: Rewards Crowdfunding
    4. An overview of rewards-based crowdfunding
    5. Crowdfunding models: Keep-it-all versus all-or-nothing
    6. Crowdfunding cleantech
    7. Crowdfunding to internationalize

    Part 3: Crowdinvesting
    8. Equity crowdfunding, valuation, and cases
    9. Equity crowdfunding and governance
    10. Signaling in equity crowdfunding
    11. Are equity crowdfunders sensitive to distance?
    12. Cash-clow and control rights in equity crowdfunding
    13. Does equity crowdfunding democratize access to entrepreneurial finance?
    14. Marketplace lending

    Part 4: Crowdfunding Regulation and Policy
    15. Introduction to crowdfunding regulation and policy
    16. Demand-driven crowdfunding regulation
    17. Public policy toward entrepreneurial finance: Spillovers and scale-up
    18. Regulation and investment in fintech ventures
    19. Crypto regulation 

    Part 5: Conclusion
    20. Summary, conclusion, and looking forward

Product details

  • No. of pages: 506
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: December 2, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128146378
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128146385
  • About the Authors

    Douglas Cumming

    Douglas Cumming
    Douglas Cumming, J.D., Ph.D., CFA, is the DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship the College of Business, Florida Atlantic University. His research interests include crowdfunding, venture capital, private equity, hedge funds, entrepreneurship, and law and finance. He is the Managing Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Corporate Finance (2018-2020) and the incoming Co-Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Management (2020-2022). He been a guest editor for over a dozen special issues of top journals. He has published over 180 articles in leading refereed academic journals in finance, management, and law and economics, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. His work has been reviewed in numerous media outlets, including the Chicago Tribune, The Economist, Canadian Business, the National Post, the New York Times, and The New Yorker. Douglas is a regular speaker at academic and industry conferences around the world. He has given recent keynote speeches at the British Academy of Management Corporate Governance Conference, Entrepreneurial Finance Association, Financial Research Network Corporate Finance Conference, French Finance Association, Infiniti Conference on International Finance, Vietnam Symposium in Banking and Finance, the Budapest Liquidity and Financial Markets Conference, and the Humbolt University of Berlin Fintech Conference, among others. Much of Douglas Cumming’s work is online at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/author=75390

    Affiliations and Expertise

    DeSantis Distinguished Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship, College of Business, Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton, FL, USA

    Sofia Johan

    Sofia Johan
    Sofia Johan, LL.B (Liverpool), LL.M. in International Economic Law (Warwick), Ph.D. in Law and Economics (Tilburg), is an Assistant Professor of Finance and Fellow, Phil Smith Center for Free Enterprise, at the College of Business, Florida Atlantic University. She is also the AFM Senior Research Fellow at the Tilburg Law and Economics Centre (TILEC) in The Netherlands. Her research is primarily focused on law and finance, market surveillance, hedge funds, venture capital, private equity and IPOs. Her recent publications have appeared in numerous journals including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of International Business Studies, American Law and Economics Review, International Review of Law and Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, European Financial Management, European Economic Review, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, among numerous other journals. Her work has been presented at the American Law and Economics Association, the American Economics Association, European Law and Economics Association, the European Financial Management Association, and other leading international conferences. Prior to winning her Ph.D., she was the head legal counsel at the largest government owned venture capital fund in Malaysia. She has also consulted for a variety of governmental and private organizations in Australasia and Europe. http://ssrn.com/author=370203

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Assistant Professor of Finance, College of Business, Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton, FL, USA