Crowdfunding in the Digital Age and its Legal Implications

  • Utkarsh Kumar
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  • Utkarsh Kumar

    Student at Amity Law School, Noida, India

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The modern economy has embraced crowdfunding, which is a type of financing that can be funded through digital channels. This article goes into the depth of dynamics of crowdfunding in the digital age and study its legal implications. Crowdfunding has altered the access to capital, allowing entrepreneurs, creators, and social causes to move beyond traditional crowdfunding platforms. This research investigates the shifting regulations surrounding crowdfunding and evaluates how to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. This is necessary to protect the interests of investors and maintain the integrity of the market. It examines the regulatory responses of different jurisdictions and highlights the different approaches that have been taken to balance investment protection with capital formation. The Article draws attention to challenges of applying traditional legal principles in a decentralized and unbounded nature crowdfunding platforms. The challenges of ensuring regulatory compliance and investor protection are significantly amplified by jurisdictional ambiguity, enforcement mechanisms, and cross-border transactions, it also makes an international comparison of regulatory guidance, and empirical research to explain evolving aspects of crowdfunding law and policy. Finally, this article recommends a diverse and forward-looking approach to crowdfunding regulation that balances the financial playing field inclusion, market efficiency and investor protection in the rapidly developing digital economy. Interdisciplinary collaboration and stakeholder involvement in crowdfunding can help policymakers, lawyers, and industry stakeholders navigate the legal challenges of the medium-sized fund, thereby creating a dynamic and sustainable ecosystem for innovation and economic empowerment.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 3385 - 3391


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