New Book: Crowdfunding for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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Proud to announce the book Crowdfunding for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Honored to be asked to write the foreword for this high-quality academic publication with state of the art insights on crowdfunding and sustainable entrepreneurship.

About the Book: “Business systems undergo a number of transitions as the needs and demands of society change. With heightened connectivity driven by the development of the Internet, new opportunities for venture development and creation have become available to business owners and entrepreneurs.

Crowdfunding for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on the opportunities and benefits gained from the use of crowdfunding in modern society, discussing its socio-economic impacts in addition to its business implications. Featuring current trends and future directions for crowdfunding initiatives, this book is ideally designed for students, researchers, practitioners, entrepreneurs, and policy makers”.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword Ronald Kleverlaan, CrowdfundingHub, The Netherlands
  • Preface Walter Vassallo, Italy
  • Chapter 1 The Crowd Economy – From the Crowd, To Businesses, to Public Administrations and Multinational Companies. Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Crowdsourcing Week, Singapore
  • Chapter 2 Towards a new economy – Co-creation and open innovation in a trustful Europe Domenico Rossetti di Valdalbero & Bogdan Birnbaum, European Commission, Belgium
  • Chapter 3 The History and Evolution of Crowdsourcing – John Prpić, Luleå University of Technology, Canada
  • Chapter 4 Crowdsourcing New Tools to Start Lean and Succeed in Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship in the Crowd Economy – Priti Ambani, Crowdsourcing Week, New Zealand
  • Chapter 5 Crowdsourcing social innovation: Towards a collaborative social capitalism – Emanuele Musa, Babele, Romania
  • Chapter 6 The World’s Oldest Profession – Now and Then: Disruption of the Commercial Banking Model – Steven Cinelli, PRIMARQ, USA
  • Chapter 7 The Crowdfunding Market, Models, Platforms, and Projects Melek Demiray, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey Sebnem Burnaz, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey Yonca Aslanbay, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
  • Chapter 8 Horizontal Crowdfunding Platforms. Socio-Economic Impact and Exogenous/Endogenous System of Rules – Tomaso Greco, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Italy
  • Chapter 9 Vertical and Community-Based Crowdfunding Platforms Tomaso Greco, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Italy
  • Chapter 10 The Crowdfunding Communities and The Value of Identification For Sustainability of Co-Creation – Melek Demiray, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey Yonca Aslanbay, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
  • Chapter 11 Principles in Crowdfunding Benefits and Validation Tools: How to Ensure Campaign Success – Paul Morrell Niederer, Crowdsourcing Week, Australia
  • Chapter 12 Crowdfunding as a Marketing Tool – Fabio Allegreni, Crowd Advisors, Italy
  • Chapter 13 Legal aspects and regulation in crowdfunding: Comparisons across countries – Alessandro Maria Lerro, Associazione Italiana Equity Crowdfunding, Italy
  • Chapter 14 How To Launch a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign – Ronald Kleverlaan, CrowdfundingHub, Netherlands
  • Chapter 15 Real Estate Crowdfunding – 2015 and Beyond Steven Cinelli, PRIMARQ, USA
  • Chapter 16 The application of crowdfunding to the energy sector – Chiara Candelise, IEFE, Bocconi University, Italy
  • Chapter 17 A Crowd-Funder Value (CFV) Framework for Crowd-Investment: A Roadmap for Entrepreneurial Success in the Contemporary Society – Payal Jain, University of Northampton, UK

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