• Political Science
  • Published 2011

Fighting for Funds: An Exploratory Study into the Field of Crowdfunding

@inproceedings{Ryan2011FightingFF,
  title={Fighting for Funds: An Exploratory Study into the Field of Crowdfunding},
  author={Jessica Ryan and Ralph Pieter Van Wingerden},
  year={2011}
}
Thesis Purpose: This thesis investigates users of crowdfunding platforms in order to further the insight into understanding what affects their motives and behaviour. The relationship between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation as well as peer influence is investigated. Theoretical Perspective: This study is grounded on the limited theories surrounding crowdfunding and crowdsourcing, as well as relevant theories in the neighbouring fields of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, investment decision… CONTINUE READING

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