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The role of crowdfunding in entrepreneurial finance

  title={The role of crowdfunding in entrepreneurial finance},
  author={Devashish Mitra},
This study examines the relatively new trend of crowdfunding in entrepreneurial finance. Crowdfunding is the financing of a project or a venture by a group of individuals instead of professional parties such as, for instance, banks, venture capitalists or business angels. The study examines how crowdfunding works and compares and contrast this concept with the related concept of crowdsourcing. The study also examines the global market for crowdfunding and the rationale of businesses to… 

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