Crowdfunding: History, Progress and Major Issues

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Year : 2021 | Volume : | Issue : 1 | Page : 25-38

    Mohit Baha

  1. Research Scholar, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India


In the recent years, crowdfunding has emerged as a popular tool for fundraising, helping to convert customers into investors, who can provide funds for the business. Hence, crowdfunding is a new mechanism of fundraising, which provides an innovative method to bridge the gap between investor and fund-seeker and has both economic and social implications. The research aims to analyze, study and interpret the new emerging concept of crowdfunding, and to understand the manner in which it is compatible with the conventional financial methods used by various business enterprises. The present study helps to recognize a new emerging shape for the crowdfunding, a structure which allows to take advantage of the traditional limits of funds of investment. Hence, both the capability to attract a large number of investors and the social impact of the project represents the importance of the crowdfunding.

Keywords: Crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, funding, platform, mechanism of fundraising

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Received September 23, 2021
Accepted September 29, 2021
Published October 8, 2021