Crowdfunding - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128146378

Crowdfunding

1st Edition

Fundamental Cases, Facts, and Insights

Authors: Douglas Cumming Sofia Johan
Paperback ISBN: 9780128146378
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st July 2018
Page Count: 300
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Description

Crowdfunding: Fundamental Cases, Facts, and Insights presents fundamental knowledge about this 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.

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: Types of Crowdfunding
1. Introduction to Crowdfunding
2. Crowdfunding Portals
3. Donations Based Crowdfunding
4. Rewards Based Crowdfunding
5. Lending Crowdfunding
6. Equity Crowdfunding

Part 2: Regulating Crowdfunding
7. Crowdfunding Fraud
8. Crowdfunding Regulation

Part 3: After Crowdfunding
9. Moving from Crowdfunding to Other Forms of Finance
10. Exits as IPOs and Acquisitions
11. Implications for Investors and Entrepreneurs
12. Conclusions

Appendix: Valuation of Crowdfunding Projects

Details

No. of pages:
300
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128146378

About the Author

Douglas Cumming

Douglas Cumming

Douglas Cumming, J.D., Ph.D., CFA, is a Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship and the Ontario Research Chair at the Schulich School of Business, York University. His research interests include venture capital, private equity, hedge funds, entrepreneurship, and law and finance. He is a Co-Editor of Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and has been a guest editor for 12 special issues of top journals. He has published over 90 articles in leading refereed academic journals in finance, management, and law and economics, such as the 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 Economist, Canadian Business, the National Post, and The New Yorker. He is a research associate with the Bocconi University Paolo Baffi Center for Central Banking and Financial Regulation (Milan), Groupe d'Economie Mondiale at Sciences Po (Paris), Capital Markets CRC (Sydney), Venture Capital Experts (New York), Cambridge University ESRC Center for Business Research (Cambridge UK), Center for Financial Studies (Frankfurt), Amsterdam Center for Research in International Finance, and the University of Calgary Van Horne Institute. He has also consulted for a variety of governmental and private organizations in Australasia, Europe and North America. Much of Douglas Cumming’s work is online at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/author=75390

Affiliations and Expertise

Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada

Sofia Johan

Sofia Johan

Sofia Johan, LL.B (Liverpool), LL.M. in International Economic Law (Warwick), Ph.D. in Law and Economics (Tilburg), is the AFM Senior Research Fellow at the Tilburg Law and Economics Centre (TILEC) in The Netherlands and Adjunct Professor of Law and Finance at the Schulich School of Business, York University. Her research is primarily focused on law and finance, market surveillance, hedge funds, venture capital, private equity and IPOs. 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. 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. 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

AFM Senior Research Fellow, Tilburg Law and Economics Centre (TILEC), The Netherlands and Adjunct Professor of Law and Finance, Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada

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