New Institutions for Innovation Finance: Global Angels and Crowdfunding


Christian Catalini


April 17, 2014


Innovation Policy Course

Running Time:

1 hour and 37 minutes



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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