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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Banking beyond banks and money.
[Cham] : Springer, 2016
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Paolo Tasca; Tomaso Aste; Loriana Pelizzon; Nicolas Perony
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||1 Introduction; Abstract; References; 2 Classification of Crowdfunding in the Financial System; Abstract; 1 Emergence of Social Financing in the Digital Age; 2 The Many Facets of Crowdfunding; 3 Evidence of Positive Disruption to Traditional Financing; 4 Insights on Social Behavior in P2P Lending Markets; 5 Recent Developments in Equity-Based Crowdfunding; References; 3 Crowdfunding and Bank Stress; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Literature and Background; 2.1 Bank Funding and Crowdfunding; 2.2 Institutional Background; 3 Sampling and Identification; 3.1 Sampling. 3.2 Identification Through Bank Bailouts3.3 Venture and Crowdfunding Traits; 4 Model and Results; 4.1 Specification and Baseline Results; 4.1.1 Credit Scores; 4.1.2 Size; 4.1.3 Tangibility; 4.1.4 Characteristics of the Management Team and Venture; 4.1.5 Rating of Sophisticated Investors; 4.2 Bank Characteristics; 4.3 Alternative Bank Stress Indicators; 4.4 Using Versus Successfully Completing Crowdfunding; 5 Conclusion; Appendix; References; 4 How Peer to Peer Lending and Crowdfunding Drive the FinTech Revolution in the UK; Abstract; 1 Overview of the Alternative Finance Sector in the UK. 2 UK's Leading P2P and Crowdfunding Platforms2.1 Funding Circle; 2.2 Zopa; 2.3 RateSetter; 2.4 Crowdcube; 2.5 Seedrs; 2.6 SyndicateRoom; 3 Business Models and Drivers Behind the Success of Peers to Peer Lending; 4 Business Models and Drivers Behind the Success of Equity Crowdfunding; 5 FinTech in China: From Shadow Banking to P2P Lending; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Banking in China: The Politics of Money; 2.1 Political Intervention and the (Mis)Allocation of Money; 2.2 Preparing for the Necessary Liberalization of Finance; 3 A Window of Opportunity: Bring the Shadows to the Light. 3.1 Bringing the Shadows to the Light: A Regulatory Approach3.2 Bringing the Shadows to the Light: The Technological Route; 4 RegTech: Maximizing the Benefits of FinTech; 4.1 Compliance: An Extensive Case for Automation; 5 Conclusion: Leap-Frogging the World?; Acknowledgments; 6 Features or Bugs: The Seven Sins of Current Bitcoin; Abstract; 1 Bitcoin: A Cryptographer's Dream; 1.1 Short Description of How Bitcoin Works; 2 Problem 1: Gold Rush Syndrome; 3 Problem 2: Weak Integrity Protection; 4 Problem 3: Poor Speed and Instability; 4.1 Genius or Engineering Mistake? 5 Problem 4: Bitcoin Monetary Policy5.1 The Appreciation Argument; 6 Problem 5. Misunderstanding the Threats; 6.1 Emerging Threats; 6.2 Is the Problem not Already Solved?; 7 The Basic Blockchain Manipulation Attack; 7.1 The Question of Dominance; 7.2 Attacks with Hash Rate Displacement; 8 Problem 6: Dangers of Open Source; 8.1 The Question of Bitcoin Source Code; 8.2 Bitcoin and the Open Design Principle; 8.3 Open Design, Bitcoin and Kerckhoffs' Principle; 9 Problem 7: Bitcoin Elliptic Curve; 9.1 Urgent Action for Bitcoin Community; 9.2 A Fix for Individual Bitcoin Users.|
|Series Title:||New economic windows.|
|Responsibility:||Paolo Tasca, Tomaso Aste, Loriana Pelizzon, Nicolas Perony, editors.|