Are Lead Users More Successful Crowdfunders?

Abstract

This paper addresses two of the core domains of the OUI symposium: Commercialization of lead user inventions and the opportunities of crowdfunding for a distributed innovation system. We utilize a large dataset of 850... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Christian Hopp (RWTH Aachen, TIME Research Area)
  2. Jermain Kaminski (RWTH Aachen, TIME Research Area)
  3. Frank T. Piller (RWTH Aachen, TIME Research Area)

Topic Area

Crowdfunding

Session

MATr1B » Crowdfunding (Papers & Posters) (15:45 - Monday, 1st August, Room 111, Aldrich Hall)

Paper

Are_Lead_Users_More_Successful_Crowdfunders.pdf