New Institutions for Innovation Finance: Global Angels and Crowdfunding

Speaker: 

Christian Catalini

Date: 

April 17, 2014

Event: 

Innovation Policy Course

Running Time:

1 hour and 37 minutes

 
 
 

SUMMARY

This presentation provides a broad overview of new capital markets to finance innovation, and making comparisons with traditional sources of finance. Professor Christian Catalini focuses on emerging platforms for crowdfunding and global angel networks, and analyze the impact of institutions and policies to encourage such investments. Finally, Catalini provides ideas for measurement of crowdfunding initiatives and a toolkit for policymakers to develop applications in emerging economies. 

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