On Friday, 4 November 2016, the 4th Crowdinvesting Symposium „Financial Decision Making and the Internet“ takes place at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition.
In 2016, the topic of the symposium is ”Financial Decision Making and the Internet“. The following research areas will be covered: Entrepreneurial Finance, Reward-Based and Equity Crowdfunding, Social Trading, Personal Financial Management, Robo Advice, Block Chain and Virtual Currencies.
The symposium offers academics and practitioners a platform to exchange ideas about the latest developments in this field as well as for networking. Moreover, it is a forum for the information of legislators on the European and national level on a scientific basis and with regard to new legislative proposals or legal reform projects.
- 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Academic Session (invitation only)
- 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. – Arrival and Registration Public Session
- 4:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m. – Latest Findings of the DFG Group on Crowdinvesting – Lars Hornuf (University of Trier and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)
- 4:40 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. – Keynote – Ethan Mollick (Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania)
- 5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. – Panel Discussion – including Claas Ludwig (Federal Ministry of Finance), Ethan Mollick (Wharton School), Daniel Halmer (raisin), Erik Podzuweit (Scalable Capital), Andrea Rexer (Süddeutsche Zeitung)
- 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. – Get-Together
The symposium will be held in English.
Registration for the public part of the symposium from 4 p.m.
For further information, please contact Matthias Schmitt.