Book chapter/ academic papers

  • Maehle, N., Otte, Pia. P., Drozdova, N (2020). “Crowdfunding Sustainability.” Shneor, R., Zhao, L., and Flåten, B-T. (eds). Advances in Crowdfunding Research and Practice. (pp. 393-422) Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Maehle, N. (2020). Sustainable crowdfunding: insights from the project perspective. Baltic Journal of Management, 15(2), 281-302. DOI: 10.1108/BJM-02-2019-0079
  • Mæhle, N. (2020). Grønn folkefinansiering for bærekraftig verdiskaping. In Leif Longvanes and Torbjørn Årethun (Eds.) Bærekraftig Verdiskaping. Fagbokforlaget.
  • Natalia Drozdova, Seidali Kurtmollaiev and Ingeborg Kleppe “Crowdfunding the development of new products and services”  in: Handbook of sharing economy, Edward Elgar Publishing,

Reports/executive summaries from the work packages: 

  • Per Espen Stoknes, Olav Bjerke Soldal, Sylvia Weddegjerde (2020). Oppsummering av spørreundersøkelse. Arbeidspakke 4: Tilrettelegging for lokalfolkefinansiering av klimatiltak, BI rapport. The report can be downloaded here (in Norwegian) Oppsummering av spørreundersøkelse Arbeidspakke 4
  • Hamill, B., & Stephenson, J. (2020). Reducing GHGs on farms (Project Report). Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago. Retrieved from
  • Gordon Marcus Haring TU/e, Ruralis (2019). Mapping of the Business Model Experimentation Process for Coolcrowd The full report can be downloaded here Rapport Business model experimentation
  • Pia Piroschka Otte (Ruralis), Alexander Zahl -Thanem (Ruralis), Sissel Hansen (NORSØK) & Natalia Mæhle (HVL) (May 2019). Norwegian farmers’ willingness to participate in a local climate crowdfunding program – results from a national survey (WP3) (R-5/19). The full report can be downloaded here AP3 rapport
  • Catherine Banet (UiO) (October, 2018) WP 2.2: Legal issues facilitating and inhibiting the application of local crowdfunding of mitigation measure in agriculture. An executive summary of the report can be downloaded here executive-summary-legal-aspects-WP2-2
  • Renate Marit Butli Hårstad (Ruralis) (June, 2018). WP 2.2: Socio-cultural factors: Opportunities and challenges for crowdfunding of climate measures in Norwegian agriculture. An executive summary of the report can be found here Executive summary-WP2-2-english
  • The full report can be downloaded here
  • Natalia Mæhle (HVL), Ingeborg A. Kleppe & Natalia Drozdova (NHH),  Boukje Huijben (Eindhoven University of Technology) (December, 2017). WP2.1: Lessons learned from existing crowdfunding platformsAn executive summary of the report can be found here WP21_Final report_Executive summary

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Bachelor/Master theses and student reports:

  • Report: Ilse Peeters (2018). Crowdfunding: the effect of geographical proximity on the success of crowdfunding campaigns, supervisors Boukje Huijben (TU/e) & Natalia Mæhle (HVL). An executive summary can be downloaded here Summary-local-relevancy. The full report can be forwarded on request.
  • Master thesis: Ingrid Natalie Kleppe og Elina Nilsen (2017). Crowdfunding Sustainability. How do entrepreneurs of sustainability projects utilise the potential of crowdfunding for fundraising? , supervisor Professor Ingeborg Kleppe (NHH). Link to master thesis