Garbage in, Garbage out? Questioning Key Variable Face Validity in Contemporary Quantitative Crowdfunding Research

David Grundy, Diane Sloan

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Abstract

Current Crowdfunding research, usually firmly rooted in quantitative analysis of backing progress towards a set funding goal, completely misses key business issues and makes substantial assumptions regarding the definition of success which are starkly naive and lacking in a understanding of how these systems are gamed by entrepreneurs to maximise both their commercial exposure and raised funds.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 5 Nov 2014
EventISBE 2014 (37th Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship Conference) - Manchester, UK
Duration: 5 Nov 2014 → …

Conference

ConferenceISBE 2014 (37th Institute for Small Business & Entrepreneurship Conference)
Period5/11/14 → …

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