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Invoice Financing for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises on an Online Platform: An Action Design Research using a Transaction Cost Perspective on Platform Theories applied in a Start-up

@inproceedings{Pieper2015InvoiceFF,
  title={Invoice Financing for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises on an Online Platform: An Action Design Research using a Transaction Cost Perspective on Platform Theories applied in a Start-up},
  author={Stijn Jacobus Pieper},
  year={2015}
}
Access to financing is a serious concern for many Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in need of cash. Invoice financing ? in which a business sells its accounts receivables ? has not been well adopted, seemingly due to the information intensive transactions that it requires. This paper describes the design of a digital Multi-sided Platform that provides invoice financing to SMEs to overcome this problem. It does this by deriving design guidelines from transaction cost literature and… 

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