Ethan R. Mollick

University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School

Assistant Professor

The Wharton School

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6370

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Dynamics of Crowdfunding: An Exploratory Study

Journal of Business Venturing, Volume 29, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages 1–16
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2013
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 32,110 (84)
Citation 218

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crowdfunding, crowd funding, Kickstarter, venture, entrepreneur

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Swept Away by the Crowd? Crowdfunding, Venture Capital, and the Selection of Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 8,323 (995)
Citation 50

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crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, venture capital, community, new venture

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Mandatory Fun: Consent, Gamification and the Impact of Games at Work

The Wharton School Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Ethan R. Mollick and Nancy Rothbard
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and University of Pennsylvania - Management Department
Downloads 7,566 (1,191)
Citation 55

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games, gamification, affect, performance, work

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After the Campaign: Outcomes of Crowdfunding

UNC Kenan-Flagler Research Paper No. 2376997
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jan 2014
Ethan R. Mollick and Venkat Kuppuswamy
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University
Downloads 4,983 (2,421)
Citation 83

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crowdfunding, kickstarter, entrepreneurship, new ventures

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Sole Survivors: Solo Ventures Versus Founding Teams

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Jan 2018
Jason Greenberg and Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 4,273 (3,175)
Citation 12

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crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, founders, teams, startups

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People and Process, Suits and Innovators: The Role of Individuals in Firm Performance

Strategic Management Journal, 33 (9), 1001-1015, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2013
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 4,084 (3,436)
Citation 8

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firm performance, economic sociology, video games,individuals, strategy

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Delivery Rates on Kickstarter

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Dec 2015
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 3,849 (3,785)
Citation 24

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crowdfunding, Kickstarter, failure

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Activist Choice Homophily and the Crowdfunding of Female Founders

Administrative Science Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2016
Jason Greenberg and Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 2,481 (7,843)
Citation 33

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startups, crowdfunding, gender, enterpreneurial finance

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Wisdom or Madness? Comparing Crowds with Expert Evaluation in Funding the Arts

Management Science, Forthcoming, Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 14-116
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
Ethan R. Mollick and Ramana Nanda
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and Imperial College Business School
Downloads 2,355 (8,485)
Citation 49

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crowdfunding, venture funding, theater, judgement, communities

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Containing Multitudes: The Many Impacts of Kickstarter Funding

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Jul 2016
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 1,879 (12,301)
Citation 12

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crowdfunding, kickstarter, impace

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Filthy Lucre? Innovative Communities, Identity, and Commercialization

Organization Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2016
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 654 (56,467)
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Commercialization, Motivation, Entrepreneurship, Free Software, Open Source, Floss, Structural, iPhone, innovation communities, open innovation

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When Firms are Potemkin Villages: Formal Organizations and the Benefits of Crowdfunding

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2014
Ethan R. Mollick and Venkat Kuppuswamy
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School and D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University
Downloads 394 (104,582)
Citation 1

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firms, organizational theory, crowdfunding

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Second Thoughts About Second Acts: Gender Differences in Serial Founding Rates

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
Venkat Kuppuswamy and Ethan R. Mollick
D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 313 (134,538)
Citation 2

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I Used to Work at Goldman Sachs! How Firms Benefit from Organizational Status in the Market for Human Capital

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 May 2014
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department, University of Pennsylvania - Management Department, McGill University and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 279 (151,737)
Citation 5

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human capital, status, banking, human resources, hiring, recruiting, signalling

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Shifts and Ladders: Comparing the Role of Internal and External Mobility in Executive Careers

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Mar 2015
Matthew J. Bidwell and Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Management Department and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 197 (211,791)
Citation 12

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careers, executives, pay

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Tipping Points in Gender Representation: Evidence from the Startup Game

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2022
Valentina Assenova and Ethan R. Mollick
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School
Downloads 14 (741,219)

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critical mass theory, homophily, inequality, venture capital, entrepreneurship

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Gender Differences in Serial Founding Rates

Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2019
Venkat Kuppuswamy and Ethan R. Mollick
D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University and University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School

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gender, entrepreneurship, crowdfunding

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In the Blood: Organizational History and the Heritability of New Venture Performance

Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Ethan R. Mollick
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School

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