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The practical use of crowd funding

Guo, Qing (2011)
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
Crowd funding is emerging as a new way of fundraising means for recent years. While people hold quite different opinions on the practical use of crowd funding. Some people believe crowd funding may have a bright future as a fundraising mechanism, while other people consider that crowd funding is just a flash in a pan. This thesis aims at exploring how crowd funding developed and why it worked. The research was based on two cases and four perspectives. Instead of interviewing crowd funding platform mangers, hundreds of crowd funding participants in real lives were selected as interviewees. This is because crowd funding is an activity which involve a large number of crowd.
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author
Guo, Qing
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
future involvement, time life cycle, motivations of participation, Crowd funding, practical use, Management of enterprises, Företagsledning, management
language
Swedish
id
2153097
date added to LUP
2011-06-01
date last changed
2012-11-12 11:20:03
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  abstract     = {Crowd funding is emerging as a new way of fundraising means for recent years. While people hold quite different opinions on the practical use of crowd funding. Some people believe crowd funding may have a bright future as a fundraising mechanism, while other people consider that crowd funding is just a flash in a pan. This thesis aims at exploring how crowd funding developed and why it worked. The research was based on two cases and four perspectives. Instead of interviewing crowd funding platform mangers, hundreds of crowd funding participants in real lives were selected as interviewees. This is because crowd funding is an activity which involve a large number of crowd.},
  author       = {Guo, Qing},
  keyword      = {future involvement,time life cycle,motivations of participation,Crowd funding,practical use,Management of enterprises,Företagsledning,management},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {The practical use of crowd funding},
  year         = {2011},
}