Multidisciplinary Approaches to Crowdfunding Platforms

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Crowdfunding Platforms

Carla Sofia Vicente Negrão (University of Coimbra, Portugal) and João António Furtado Brito (UNICV, Cape Verde)
Projected Release Date: July, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 300
ISBN13: 9781799832263|ISBN10: 1799832260|EISBN13: 9781799832287|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3226-3


An emerging area of study in today’s society is the increasing number of crowdfunding platforms across the world. Crowdfunding plays an integral role in global economic development as they are continuing to multiply throughout various professional disciplines. Empirical research is needed that covers the recent growth of crowdfunding projects and assists researchers and experts in providing knowledge on the economic impact of this trend.

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Crowdfunding Platforms is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the emerging programs of crowdfunding in the global digital economy and its numerous applications in professional industries. While highlighting topics such as digital entrepreneurship, business intelligence, and e-commerce, this publication explores the latest findings as well as the risks and limitations of crowdfunding. This book is ideally designed for researchers, managers, practitioners, economists, academicians, instructors, sociologists, developers, consultants, policymakers, and students seeking developing research on crowdfunding platforms and the latest trends in various disciplines.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Literacy
  • E-Commerce
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Industry 5.0
  • IoT Crowdfunding
  • Risk and Security
  • Sustainability

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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