Join an online seminar with Dr Afsaneh Bagheri, an event which will examine the perceived deterrents of tourism business founders’ decision to raise funds for their business through crowdfunding.
Based on the published paper: Bagheri, A., Chitsazan, H., & Koolaji, S. (2020). Deterrents of tourism business crowdfunding: Aversion decision and aversion behavior. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 88, 102517. Afsaneh will be providing more insights about what crowd funding is and its importance and application in tourism.
The event will examine the perceived deterrents of tourism business founders’ decision to raise fund for their business through crowdfunding. It will also examine the inﬂuential factors aﬀecting crowdfunding participation in tourism. Practical implications and a future research agenda will be provided.
This is an Online Event. To get access to the link for the 'Business founders and the use of crowdfunding' seminar, please register here.
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Dr Afsaneh Bagheri is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, at the Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, Iran. She obtained her PhD from Faculty of Educational Studies, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia in 2011. After one and a half years of being a postdoctoral research fellow at the University Putra Malaysia, she was appointed as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran in 2013. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2017. She has been a visiting Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Ferrara, Italy in 2016 and 2018 and a visiting Associate Professor at Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Canada in 2019. Afsaneh has published 71 papers on different areas of entrepreneurship including 20 papers on entrepreneurial leadership. She has been one of the most cited authors in entrepreneurial leadership (h-index=21, i10-index=32; 10, Oct 2021). She has been teaching entrepreneurship and SME leadership for over nine years.