ICOs represent a new type of financing method that enables start-ups to collect capital from a large number of mainly small investors. Carolin Brückmann addresses to ICO investors to show how investors navigate this new kind of investment environment. The composition and interaction of various investor groups was investigated along three studies. Furthermore, she analysed to what extent investors are able to select successful start-ups in a targeted manner.
The 14. Conference on Innovation and Value Creation took place at Martin-Luther-Universitaet in Halle-Wittenberg from November 28 to 30, 2019. All of our researchers together with Christoph Ihl participated in this research colloquium and took the chance to exchange and discuss their recent research results in this community. Every year members of renowned universities meet having research backgrounds such as innovation management, entrepreneurship, organization and workplace design, information systems, and public policy.