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The Use of Crowdfunding by Environmental Entrepreneurs: Is it all about cash? (Forthcoming)

Citation
Mawson S & Ball C (2018) The Use of Crowdfunding by Environmental Entrepreneurs: Is it all about cash? (Forthcoming). In: Fillis I & Telford N (eds.) Edward Elgar Handbook on Entrepreneurship and Marketing. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Abstract
This chapter explores the engagement of environmental ventures in crowdfunding and seeks to address the nested questions of (a) why such ventures choose to engage in crowdfunding and (b) what the unique benefits of crowdfunding are to ventures operating in the renewables space. To address these questions, we draw on a single case study of a French company, tasked with producing renewable energy in the West of France.

Keywords
Crowdfunding; Entrepreneurship; Environmental entrepreneurship; Renewable energy; France

StatusAccepted
Author(s)Mawson, Suzanne; Ball, Christopher
Publication date31/12/2018
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/27068
PublisherEdward Elgar
Place of publicationCheltenham
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