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University of Pennsylvania to Offer New Course in Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

The University of Pennsylvania is now offering a new course specifically for cryptocurrency and blockchain. The course is called Cryptocurrency and Blockchain: An Introduction to Digital Currencies. Its description reads: “What is Cryptocurrency and how is it an innovative and effective method of currency? This… Read More

Yancey Strickler: We Think That Kickstarter Is Giving More People the Courage to Create & to Put Themselves Out There

Following the release of Ethan Mollick’s study on Kickstarter’s impact on the economy, CEO and co-founder of the popular crowdfunding portal, Yancey Strickler, sat down to discuss the website’s growth and influence of entrepreneurs. Mollick reported in his study: “From inception to May 2015, Kickstarter projects resulted… Read More

University of Pennsylvania’s Ethan Mollick Conducts New Study On Kickstarter’s Economy Impact

This week, Professor Ethan Mollick of the University of Pennsylvania released its recent study on Kickstarter’s impact on the economy. The study revealed the following: Employed 283,000 part-time collaborators Created 8,800 new companies and nonprofits with 29,600 new full-time jobs Raised more than $5.3 billion for those… Read More

University of Pennsylvania Conducts Independent Analysis that Examines Kickstarter Project Fulfillment

On Monday, Kickstarter unveiled a new independent analysis that examined its project fulfillment. This report was conducted by the University of Pennsylvania’s professor, Ethan Mollick. The description of the analysis reads: “Kickstarter is a new model for bringing creative projects to life. Compared with other… Read More

Research: Women More Successful Than Men on Crowdfunding Platforms

Assistant Professor of Management at New York University, Jason Greenberg and Assistant Professor at the Wharton Business School at University of Pennsylvania, Ethan Mollick recently released research titled, “Leaning In or Leaning On? Gender, Homophily, and Activism in Crowdfunding,” that revealed evidence that women are turning… Read More

#VeteransDay: Crowdfunding Platforms & Campaigns For Military Veterans

Today is Veteran’s Day in the United States, a day to celebrate the sacrifices made by American soldiers throughout history. The day marks an armistice between the Allies and Germany that brought and end to fighting during World War I, on the eleventh hour of… Read More

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