The Dynamics of Crowdfunding: An Exploratory Study

@article{Mollick2014TheDO,
  title={The Dynamics of Crowdfunding: An Exploratory Study},
  author={Ethan Mollick},
  journal={Journal of Business Venturing},
  year={2014},
  volume={29},
  pages={1-16}
}

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