Crowdfunding Research Agenda: Semantic Analysis of the Media and Geography of Investments

Posted: 2 Jun 2019

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Israel Felipe

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP)

Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva

Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Finance, Accounting and Controllership Department of Fundação Getulio Vargas (São Paulo, Brazil)

Cristiane Gattaz

University of Texas at Austin

Date Written: May 9, 2019

Abstract

This paper proposes a current research agenda on crowdfunding from two different perspectives, mass media and geography. It is believed that these two elements must exert some kind of influence on the dynamics of the investments made in that market. Semantic analysis of mass news can be a useful tool for investors to assess their exposure to risk as well as help predict financial returns. Geography, on the other hand, can be used on the origin of the capital contributions and, therefore, present information on the location and regional characteristics of the investors.

Keywords: Crowdfunding, Semantic Analysis of the Media, Geography of Investments, Technology, Innovation

JEL Classification: G19, G39, O16

Suggested Citation

Felipe, Israel and Mendes-Da-Silva, Wesley and Gattaz, Cristiane, Crowdfunding Research Agenda: Semantic Analysis of the Media and Geography of Investments (May 9, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3385630

Israel Felipe (Contact Author)

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto (UFOP) ( email )

Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais
Brazil
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Wesley Mendes-Da-Silva

Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Finance, Accounting and Controllership Department of Fundação Getulio Vargas (São Paulo, Brazil) ( email )

Sao Paulo 01313-902, São Paulo
Brazil

Cristiane Gattaz

University of Texas at Austin ( email )

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Austin, TX 78712
United States

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