Research project

Social Enterprise Crowdfunding, Digital Competence and Post-Covid Recovery

Project overview

This ESRC NPIF-funded project examines how crowdfunding and digital competence support SMEs in post-Covid-19 recovery with a particular focus on small-medium-sized social enterprises.


Lead researcher

Dr Raymond Xiaoti Hu FHEA, PhD, MSc, LLB

Lecturer in Strategy, Innovation and Ent

Research interests

  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial process and opportunities
  • Entrepreneurial social capital
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Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs