Book Review: The crowdfunding revolution: How to raise venture capital using social media

Authors

  • Steven S. Ma

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5912/jcb621

Keywords:

crowdfunding, startups, financing, venture capital

Author Biography

Steven S. Ma

is currently a biomedical research associate based in Maryland, USA. He is interested in bioentrepreneurship and will be attending Duke University to earn his MBA (class of 2015). He received a B.S. in biology from Oregon State University in 2010.

References

PricewaterhouseCoopers and National Venture Capital Association. MoneyTree Report. New York: PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2013. [Online]. Available at: https://www.pwcmoneytree.com (accessed 27/05/13).

Rockoff, J.D. and Tam P. (2012) Biotech Funding Gets Harder to Find. The Wall Street Journal, 16 Mar, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203961204577267814201399918.html, accessed June 2, 2013.

Booth, B. (2012) Where is Everyone? Biotech's Dwindling Number of Venture Firms. Forbes, 23 Jul, http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucebooth/2012/07/23/where-is-everyone-biotechs-dwindling-number-of-venture-firms/, accessed 2 June 2013.

Kain, E. (2012) On Kickstarter Two Projects Pass the $1 Million Mark in a Single Day. Forbes, 13 Feb, http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2012/02/13/on-kickstarter-two-projects-pass-the-1-million-mark-in-a-single-day/, accessed 27 May 2013.

Colao J.J. (2012) Breaking Down the JOBS Act: Inside the Bill that would Transform American Business. Forbes, 21 Mar, http://www.forbes.com/sites/jjcolao/2012/03/21/jobs-act/, accessed 27 May 2013.

Swan, M. (2009) Emerging Patient-Driven Health Care Models: An Examination of Health Social Networks, Consumer Personalized Medicine and Quantified Self-Tracking. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 6(2): 492-525.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA Patient Network. Silver Spring: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 2013. [Online]. Available at: http://patientnetwork.fda.gov (accessed 03/06/13).

Published

2013-07-01

Issue

Section

Book Reviews