Edited by Hans Landström, Annaleena Parhankangas and Colin Mason
Annaleena Parhankangas, Colin Mason and Hans Landström
In this chapter, the authors discuss the definition, history and scale of crowdfunding as well as describing how crowdfunding works, and the different actors that are involved in the crowdfunding campaigns. The critiques of crowdfunding are discussed. The chapter ends with a road map of the book.