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Crowdfunding Platforms as Focal Actors in an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: An Interdisciplinary Value Perspective

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dc.contributor.author Lehner, Othmar
dc.contributor.author Harrer, Theresia
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-03T00:37:26Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-03T00:37:26Z
dc.date.issued 2019-01-08
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-2-6
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/59973
dc.description.abstract Research into Crowdfunding (CF) rarely uses a holistic view on the role of relevant actors and their activities. We thus demonstrate this gap and need from literature and apply an ecosystem perspective to study the influence of crowdfunding platforms (CFPs) as focal actors on the field from a neo-institutional perspective. We look at the structure (focus on interaction through activities) and affiliation (focus on interconnectedness of actors) of multiple case studies of CFPs and ventures to develop five propositions that enable us to build early theory on CF as an entrepreneurial ecosystem that includes an apt conceptualization of the interconnectedness between actors and activities, positions and links in order to create value - with CFPs as powerful central actors
dc.format.extent 10 pages
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Innovation and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
dc.subject Knowledge Innovation and Entrepreneurial Systems
dc.subject Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurial Ecosystem, Holistic Model, Platforms, Value Propositions
dc.title Crowdfunding Platforms as Focal Actors in an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: An Interdisciplinary Value Perspective
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2019.647
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