For research enquiries or to share crowdfunding resources or research, please email info@ukcfa.org.uk

2014 

2013

Paul Bailey, 2013, Branding Post-Capitalism: How a tool for the capitalist, industrial economy might develop for an emergent and relational post-industrial economy, in which the ‘crowd’ is the contributor of a company’s essential financial capital that enables production. @paulmarkbailey | www.paulbailey.me  http://www.paulbailey.me/Branding_post-capitalism_PaulBailey2013.pdf

DEEP Centre report, Catalyzing Growth, Investment and Access to Capital, 2013, http://tinyurl.com/q6l33wt

TechCity News, The Future of Crowdfunding, 2013, http://tinyurl.com/ozu9t64

Opalesque, Private Equity Strategies Insiders View: M&A, Crowdfunding Trends – 2013, http://tinyurl.com/mqt4vog

CBI, Ripe for the picking: A guide to alternative sources of finance, 2013, http://tinyurl.com/na99x4y

Show me the Money: Opening up Big Data in Finance http://ow.ly/nevcb

Changing Banking for Good – Report of the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards http://ow.ly/mRzMM

Respective scopes of EU and national laws concerning crowdfunding operations. How to change legal framework at both levels http://tinyurl.com/nt95w6x

The Government’s Response to the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards http://ow.ly/mRAJB

Crowdfunding for Europe wiki http://www.finpart.org/wiki/index.php/Evolutions-Droit-Europeen-Droit-National

Regulation of Crowdfunding in Germany, the UK, Spain and Italy and the Impact of the European Single Market http://tinyurl.com/l3d5wp5

A Framework for European Crowdfunding (2012) http://ow.ly/mTvyJ

BBVA report, pp.28-34, US Economic Outlook,  http://ow.ly/mTrXd

Swept Away by the Crowd? Crowdfunding, Venture Capital, and the Selection of Entrepreneurs http://ow.ly/mTDqh

Can Social Finance Meet Social Need, Robbie Davison, http://ow.ly/mRAcI

Crowdfunding An alternative source of funding with potential. Deutche Bank http://ow.ly/mRG1r

Crowdfunding: The Scottish Perspective, Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and Twintangibles, http://ow.ly/mRAoM

Crowdfunding for Climate Change climate action at the local level? http://ow.ly/mRGhF

Is Crowdfunding Right For You? http://ow.ly/mRFHy

Burtch et al., 2013, Cultural Differences and Geography as determinants of online pro-social lending http://ow.ly/mPxRA

Kuppuswamy et al., 2013, Crowdfunding creative ideas: the dynamics of project backers in Kickstarter http://ow.ly/mPy0q

Read, 2013, Crowdfunding: an Empirical and theoretical model of non-profit support http://ow.ly/mPy5u

Hollow, 2013, Crowdfunding and Civic Society in Europa: a profitable partnership? http://ow.ly/mPycZ

The CDFI Jobs Portal & Crowdfunding Regulations Enhancing the job-creation impact of the Crowdfunding Act through CDFIs http://ow.ly/mPwHQ

Markowitz, E. (2013), “When Kickstarter Investors Want Their Money Back,” Inc., Jan 10, http://ow.ly/mPGXN

Working Collective Intelligence: the case of p2p lending http://ow.ly/mPAu5

Is crowdfunding doomed in Sweden? An empirical examination of institutional logics, perceived affordances, and IT entrepreneurial behaviour Crowds, a metriangulation of crowdfunding research, Gleasure, 2013 http://ow.ly/mPwOC

Sakamoto et al., 2013, Achieving Sustainable Society through Micro-level crowdfunding http://ow.ly/mPxAX

Berglin et al., 2013, Leveraging Customers as Investors: the Driving Forces behind Crowdfunding http://ow.ly/mPyQf

Giudici, 2013, Why crowdfunding can succeed: the role of proponents’ individual and territorial social capital  http://ow.ly/mPzwS

Cumming, 2013, Demand driven securities regulations: Evidence from crowdfunding http://ow.ly/mPzLx

NESTA: The Venture Crowd: Crowdfunding Equity Investment into Business http://ow.ly/neviN

Li, 2013, Fraud in crowdfunding and anti-fraud insurance http://ow.ly/mPzTv

M. Moodie, 2013 “Microfinance and the Gender of Risk: The Case of Kiva.org” http://ow.ly/mPxgc

K. E. Davis and A. Gelpern, “Peer-to-Peer Financing for Development: Regulating the Intermediaries”, New York University Law and Economics Working Papers. New York University, 2013. http://ow.ly/mPxrp

Bayus, B. (2013), “Crowdsourcing New Product Ideas Over Time: An Analysis of the Dell IdeaStorm Community,” Management Science, 59 (January), 2013, 226-244, http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2432657

Taking on the money lenders 2013 – Lesson from Japan http://ow.ly/mRAYp

Why consumers now love to shop for products and services at concept stage, http://www.trendwatching.com/trends/pretail/

Cavaglieri, C. (2013), Crowdfunding: There’s no rush to join the hordes,http://ow.ly/nevsj

Jansen, E. (2013), Is the crowd a feasible design partner?, http://www.good.is/posts/is-the-crowd-a-feasible-design-partner
Jeffries, A. (2013), Kickstarter is not a store, except when it is, http://www.theverge.com/2013/4/17/4230440/kickstarter-is-not-a-store-except-when-it-is

http://www.altfinancenews.com/downloads/daringdozen.pdf

http://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2013/10/24754-world-bank-report-crowdfunding/

2012

Crowdfunding: Maximizing the Promise and Minimizing the Peril, http://ow.ly/mRFkd

Crowdfunding in a Canadian Context. Exploring the Potential of Crowdfunding in the Creative Content Industries http://ow.ly/mRFvT

Wortham, J. (2012), “Start-Ups Look to the Crowd,” New York Times, April 29, http://ow.ly/mPLMN

Massolution (2012), “Crowdfunding Industry Report,” Mayl (accessed May 8, 2012). http://ow.ly/mPH7L

Crowdfunding – a report by Adeoluwa Adeniyi http://ow.ly/mRFQT

Bradford, C. (2012), “Crowdfunding and the Federal Securities Laws,” Columbia Business Law Review, 1, 1-150, http://ow.ly/mPMMJ

Burtch, G., A. Ghose, and S. Wattal (2012), “An Empirical Examination of the Antecedents and Consequences of Investment Patterns in Crowd-Funded Markets,” available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1928168, forthcoming in Information Systems Research. http://ow.ly/mPIrU

Gerber, E., J. Hui, and P. Kuo (2012), “Crowdfunding: Why People are Motivated to Post and Fund Projects on Crowdfunding Platforms,” Design, Influence, and Social Technologies Workshop at Computer Supported Cooperative Work, http://ow.ly/mPDzG

Gerber et al., 2012, Why people are motivated to crowdfund. http://ow.ly/mPyIV

Mollick, E. (2012), “The Dynamics of Crowdfunding: Determinants of Success and Failure,” available at SSRN: http://ow.ly/mPHix

Ward, C. and V. Ramachandran (2010), “Crowdfunding the Next Hit: Microfunding Online Experience Goods,” University of Massachusetts Working Paper, http://ow.ly/mRb6R

Hughes, 2012, Virtual worlds, augmented reality, blended reality http://ow.ly/mPA6A

Belleflamme et al., Crowdfunding: An Organisational perspective, Zhang, 2012

Matos, 2012, Crowdfunding: Material incentives & Performance http://ow.ly/mPz0f

Gerber et al., 2012, Crowdfunding: Why people are motivated to post and fund projects on crowdfunding platforms http://ow.ly/mPz7D

Yum et al., 2012, From the wisdom to the wealth of crowds: A Metatriangulation of Crowdfunding Research  http://ow.ly/mPBeu

Hermes, 2012, Microfinance: its impact, outreach and sustainability. http://ow.ly/mPxoR

Hazen, T. (2012), “Social Networks and the Law: Crowdfunding or Fraudfunding? Social Networks and the Securities Laws—Why the Specially Tailored Exemption Must be Conditioned on Meaningful Disclosure,” North Carolina Law Review, 90, 1735-1807, http://ow.ly/mPMe0

P. Ly and G. Mason, “Competition Between Microfinance NGOs: Evidence from Kiva”,World Development, vol. 40, pp. 643-655, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPAkK

A. Merritt and T. Stubbs, “Complementing the local and global: promoting sustainability action through linked local-level and formal sustainability funding mechanisms”, Public Administration and Development, vol. 32, pp. 278-291, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPAdv

C. S. Bradford, “Crowdfunding and the Federal Securities Laws”, Columbia Business Law Review, pp. 1-150, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPzVE

I. E. Sorensen, “Crowdsourcing and outsourcing: the impact of online funding and distribution on the documentary film industry in the UK”, Media Culture & Society, vol. 34, pp. 726-743, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPzOK

G. Burtch, A. Ghose, and S. Wattal, “An Empirical Examination of Cultural Biases in Interpersonal Economic Exchange”, in ICIS, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPzE0

L. R. Heller and K. D. Badding, “For compassion or money? The factors influencing the funding of micro loans”, The Journal of Socio-Economics, vol. 41, pp. 831-835, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPztN

H. Yum, B. Lee, and M. Chae, “From the wisdom of crowds to my own judgment in microfinance through online peer-to-peer lending platforms”, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, vol. 11, pp. 469-483, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPzlL

P. Ly and G. Mason, “Individual Preferences Over Development Projects: Evidence from Microlending on Kiva”, Voluntas, vol. 23, pp. 1036-1055, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPz9y

L. Dezső and G. Loewenstein, “Lenders’ blind trust and borrowers’ blind spots: A descriptive investigation of personal loans”, Journal of Economic Psychology, vol. 33, pp. 996-1011, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPyNG

S. C. Beer and K. E. Badura, “The New Renaissance: A Breakthrough Time For Artists”,Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law, vol. 1, pp. 66-74, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPywC

Judging Borrowers By The Company They Keep: Social Networks and Adverse Selection in Online Peer-to-Peer Lending, Mingfeng Lin, N.R. Prabhala**, and Siva Viswanathan* http://ow.ly/mPydO

J. Duarte, S. Siegel, and L. Young, “Trust and Credit: The Role of Appearance in Peer-to-peer Lending”, Review of Financial Studies, vol. 25, pp. 2455-2483, 2012, http://ow.ly/mPy2J

Shontell, A. and M. Dickey (2012), “17 New Ideas That Are Actually Worth Millions,” Business Insider,  http://www.businessinsider.com/17-million-dollar-ideas-on-kickstarter-2012-12?op=1 http://ow.ly/mPFaF

Smith, S., F. Windmeijer, and E. Wright (2012), “The Effect of Social Information on Charitable Donations:  Evidence from the (Running) Field,” University of Bristol Working Paper,  http://ow.ly/mPFyw

Chasan, E. (2012), “Crowd-Funding Industry Braces for Regulation,” Wall Street Journal, http://ow.ly/mPImK

Bates Wells & Braithwaite (2012): Ten Reforms to Grow the Social Investment Market. http://ow.ly/mPIf3

Best, J., Neiss, S. and Jones, D. (2012): How Crowdfund Investing Helps Solve Three Pressing Socioeconomic Challenges. http://ow.ly/mPI3F

Canadian Media Fund – CMF (2012), ‘Crowd Funding in a Canadian Context: Exploring the potential of crowdfunding in the creative content industries’, http://ow.ly/neDax

 UKIE (2012), ‘UKIE Crowd Funding Report: A proposal to facilitate crowd funding in the UK’, http://ow.ly/neDgk
Downs, D. (2012), 5 Kickstarter projects slammed with success, http://ow.ly/neDQc
Freeman, K. (2012), What’s so great about the Pebble smartphone watch?, http://ow.ly/neE3h
Gouillart, F. (2012), Co-Creation: The Real Social-Media Revolution, http://ow.ly/neE8r
ISB (2012), How Peer to Peer Communities will change the World, http://ow.ly/neEfE
Lumos. (2012), Finance 2.0 – Wall St meets the web, http://ow.ly/neElI
Lumos. (2012), Business model breakdown: Crowdfunding, http://www.lumosforbusiness.com/blog/792
Wired (2012), ‘Power of the masses’: relive Yossi Vardi’s talk at Wired 2011, http://ow.ly/neEAC

 

2011

Crowdfunding Schemes in Europe http://ow.ly/mRF6h

Belleflamme et al., 2011, Crowdfunding: Tapping the right crowd – http://ow.ly/mPvRd

Sonenshein, 2011, How accounts shape lending decisions through fostering perceived trustworthiness http://ow.ly/mPyve

A. Ordanini, L. Miceli, M. Pizzetti, and A. Parasuraman, “Crowd-funding: transforming customers into investors through innovative service platforms”, Journal of Service Management, vol. 22, pp. 443-470, 2011, http://ow.ly/mPxTT

Horowitz, S. (2011), Occupy Big Business: The Sharing Economy’s Quiet Revolution, http://m.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/12/occupy-big-business-the-sharing-economys-quiet-revolution/249582/ ,

S. Sonenshein, M. Herzenstein, and U. M. Dholakia, “How accounts shape lending decisions through fostering perceived trustworthiness”, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, vol. 115, pp. 69-84, 2011 http://ow.ly/mPxDv

Jamali, H. and M. Nikzad (2011), “Article Title Type and Its Relation with the Number of Downloads and Citations,” Scientometrics, 88(2), 653-661. http://ow.ly/mPGxn

Ricker, T. (2011), “Kickstarted: How One Company is Revolutionizing Product Development,” The Verge, December 20, . http://ow.ly/mPHGh

Adler, C. (2011), “How Kickstarter Became a Lab for Daring Prototypes and Ingenious Products,” http://ow.ly/mPMsh

Agarwal, A., C. Catalini, and A. Goldfarb (2011), “The Geography of Crowdfunding,” available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1770375

Hemer, J. (2011), “A Snapshot on Crowdfunding,” Fraunhofer ISI Working Paper, , http://ow.ly/mPDl2

Bielsko-Biala Declaration: Realising the full potential of crowdfunding initiatives (2011), http://ow.ly/mPGRX

 

2010

Herzenstein et al., 2010, Tell me a good story and I may lend you my money: The role of narratives in peer-to-peer lending decisions http://ow.ly/mPyk9

Agrawal, A., Catalini, C., and Goldfarb, A. (2010). The Geography of Crowdfunding. Mimeo. http://ow.ly/mPCDx

Botsman, R. (2010), Rachel Botsman: the case for collaborative consumption, http://www.ted.com/talks/rachel_botsman_the_case_for_collaborative_consumption.html , Dec 2010, web page [Accessed 31/03/2013]

Mod, C. (2010), “Kickstartup: Successful Fund Raising with Kickstarter.com,” http://craigmod.com/journal/kickstartup/ http://ow.ly/mPHco

Economist (2010), “Putting Your Money Where Your Mouse Is,” September 2, http://ow.ly/mPEnE

Freedman, S., and G.Z. Jin (2010), Learning by Doing with Asymmetric Information: Evidence from Prosper.com. Mimeo. Available on SSRN  http://ow.ly/mPDzV

Oestreicher-Singer, G. and Sundararajan, A. (2010). The Visible Hand of Peer Networks in Electronic Markets. Mimeo. http://ow.ly/mPEWj

Ward, C., and Ramachandran, V. (2010). Crowdfunding the Next Hit: Microfunding Online Experience Goods. Mimeo. http://ow.ly/mPF1p

Wooldridge, J (2010), Econometric Analysis of Cross Section and Panel Data, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. http://ow.ly/mPGdy

 

2009

Kappel, T. (2009), Ex Ante Crowdfunding and the Recording Industry: A Model for the U.S.?. Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review 29: 375-385. http://ow.ly/mPEhj

Rao et al., 2009, Energy-microfinance for below poverty line households in India http://ow.ly/mPxb2

Lin et al., 2009, Judging borrowers by the company they keep: social networks and adverse selection in online peer-to-peer lending http://ow.ly/mPynV

Ghatak, M., and H. Mueller (2009), Thanks for Nothing? Not-forProfits and Motivated Agents. LSE STICERD Research Paper Nbr. EOPP 014. http://ow.ly/mPDGk

 

2008

Albors, J., J.C. Ramos and J.L. Hervas (2008), New Learning Network Paradigms: Communities of Objectives, Crowdsourcing, Wikis and Open Source. International Journal of Information Management 28: 194-202. http://ow.ly/mPCON

Brabham D.C. (2008), Crowdsourcing as a Model for Problem Solving: An Introduction and Cases. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies 14: 75- 90. http://ow.ly/mPD7w

Everett, C.R. (2008), Group Membership, Relationship Banking and Loan Default Risk: The Case of Online Social Lending. Mimeo. Available on SSRN: http://ow.ly/mPDrj

Simonsohn, U. and D. Ariely (2008), “When Rational Sellers Face Nonrational Buyers: Evidence from Herding on eBay,” Management Science, 54(9), 1624-1637. http://ow.ly/mPFsj

 

2007 and before

Howe, J. (2006) The Rise of Crowdsourcing. Wired 14 (6), available online at: http://ow.ly/mPDSv

Markey, P. (2000), “Bystander Intervention in Computer-Mediated Communication,” Computers in Human Behavior, 16, 183-188. http://ow.ly/mPGQE

Ariely, D. and I. Simonson (2003), “Buying, Bidding, Playing, or Competing? Value Assessment and Decision Dynamics in Online Auctions,” Journal of Consumer Psychology, 13(1&2), 113-123, http://ow.ly/mPMBK

O’Reilly, T. (2007), What is Web 2.0: Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software. Communications & Strategies 65: 17-37. http://ow.ly/mPEPn

Glaeser, E.L., and A. Shleifer (2001), Not-for-Profit Entrepreneurs.Journal of Public Economics 81: 99-115. http://ow.ly/mPDNw

Vesterlund, L. (2006), “Why Do People Give?” in W. Powell and R. Steinberg (eds.), The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 568-590 http://ow.ly/mRbbZ

Garcia, S., K. Weaver, G. Moskowitz, and J. Darley (2002), “Crowded Minds: The Implicit Bystander Effect,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83(4), 843-853, http://ow.ly/mPDKl

Latane, B. and S. Nida (1981), “Ten Years of Research on Group Size and Helping,” Psychological Bulletin, 89(2), 308-324. http://ow.ly/mPGDR

Bhid´e, A. (1992), Bootstrap Finance: The Art of Start-ups. Harvard Business Review 70 (66): 109-117. http://ow.ly/mPD2s

Katz, M. and Shapiro, C. (1985). Network Externalities, Competition and Compatibility. American Economic Review 75: 424-440. http://ow.ly/mPEmV