Digital Inclusion, Crowdfunding, and Crowdsourcing in Brazil: A Brief Review

  title={Digital Inclusion, Crowdfunding, and Crowdsourcing in Brazil: A Brief Review},
  author={Beatrice Bonami and Mar{\'i}a Luj{\'a}n Tubio},
In the present chapter, we map and characterize crowdsourcing and crowdfunding platforms that promote social entrepreneurship in the online universe. We first analyze relevant theoretical concepts and the existing literature on entrepreneurship, digital inclusion, information and open culture, digital culture, and social technologies to better understand the genesis and development of initiatives that promote social entrepreneurship in the online universe. Then, we map and describe the… Expand
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