Competition and Regulation of Crowdfunding Platforms: A Two-Sided Market Approach

Communications & Strategies, 99, p. 33-50

17 Pages Posted: 5 Mar 2016

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Jordana Viotto da Cruz

University of Edinburgh - Edinburgh Business School; Université Paris Dauphine - PSL Research University

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

The present paper analyses competition in the crowdfunding market in the light of the theory of two-sided markets, with the objective to understand the strategies used by platforms in this nascent industry. It also discusses the experience of policymakers in selected countries in trying to address concerns related to information asymmetries in this new environment.

Keywords: crowdfunding, entrepreneurship, two-sided markets, Internet platforms

JEL Classification: L86, L26, G23

Suggested Citation

Viotto da Cruz, Jordana, Competition and Regulation of Crowdfunding Platforms: A Two-Sided Market Approach (2015). Communications & Strategies, 99, p. 33-50. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2741883

Jordana Viotto da Cruz (Contact Author)

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