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Research on the Influencing Factors of Crowdfunding Project Financing Performance: Based on the Six Basic Theories of Finance

Xueling Gao * 1
1 LONGHAM TECH CO., LIMITED

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Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences, Vol. 37, 81-90
Published 10 November 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Xueling Gao. Research on the Influencing Factors of Crowdfunding Project Financing Performance: Based on the Six Basic Theories of Finance. AEMPS (2023) Vol. 37: 81-90. DOI: 10.54254/2754-1169/37/20231844.

Abstract

Crowdfunding has emerged as a popular method for financing innovative projects. This study examined the impact of six basic theories of finance on the success of Kickstarter crowdfunding projects in the creative and innova-tion categories, with a funding goal between $10,000 and $1,000,000. Col-lected data on a sample of 5,270 successfully funded projects and used web scraping techniques to extract the relevant information, along with conduct-ing interviews with the project creators to gather additional information. The six basic finance theories were operationalized as time value of money, risk and return, diversification, asset allocation, market efficiency, and behavior-al finance. Used a multiple regression model to analyze the data and found the time value of money, return, diversification, behavioral finance, and as-set allocation have a positive impact on the success of crowdfunding, while risk and market efficiency have a negative impact on the success of crowd-funding, albeit weak. This study contributes to the existing literature on crowdfunding and provides insights for project creators and investors on op-timising crowdfunding success.

Keywords

crowdfunding success factors, six basic theories of finance, multiple regression model

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Economic Management and Green Development
ISBN (Print)
978-1-83558-095-0
ISBN (Online)
978-1-83558-096-7
Published Date
10 November 2023
Series
Advances in Economics, Management and Political Sciences
ISSN (Print)
2754-1169
ISSN (Online)
2754-1177
DOI
10.54254/2754-1169/37/20231844
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
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