Crowdfunding – An Innovative Corporate Finance Method and Its Decision-Making Steps

  • Valerie BusseEmail author
  • Michal Gregus
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1035)


Crowdfunding represents a rather novel alternative of funding new ventures, and has gained increased attention during recent years. However, a distinct positioning of crowdfunding within the range of alternative financial methods and a systematization and preparation of complex decision-structures of the crowdfunding concept in terms of decision making aspects has remained largely unexplored. This research (i) gives a well-defined classification of crowdfunding compared to other financing methods and (ii) provides a clear picture of decision-making steps within the triadic relationship of involved actors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Faculty of ManagementComenius UniversityBratislavaSlovakia

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