How Should Crowdfunding Research Evolve? A Survey of the Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Editorial Board Academic Article uri icon


  • The explosion of crowdfunding within entrepreneurial circles is attracting increased academic interest in the nature of crowdfunding, its antecedents, and its consequences. In an effort to help researchers concentrate their inquiry on the most promising questions and theories involving crowdfunding, we surveyed key thought leaders within the entrepreneurship fieldthe Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice editorial review boardregarding what inquiry they believe is needed. Their responses offer implications for crowdfunding research. For example, crossdisciplinary work is one approach that board members believe holds high potential. In response, we outline a crossdisciplinary research agenda that can inform scholarly efforts.

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author list (cited authors)

  • McKenny, A. F., Allison, T. H., Ketchen, D., Short, J. C., & Ireland, R. D.

citation count

  • 136

complete list of authors

  • McKenny, Aaron F||Allison, Thomas H||Ketchen, David J Jr||Short, Jeremy C||Ireland, R Duane

publication date

  • January 2017