entrepreneurial finance

Crowdfunding: an alternative financing option for entrepreneurs and creators?

My research project financed by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).

It's never too late: funding dynamics and self-pledges in reward-based crowdfunding

Crowdfunding recently emerged as an alternative funding channel for entrepreneurs. We use pledge-level data from Startnext, the biggest German platform, to gain insights on funding dynamics and pledgers' motivations. We find that the majority of …