Svatopluk Kapounek

Associate professor at the Department of Finance, research worker at the PEF Research Center at Mendel University in Brno and Vice-Dean for Science and Research. He teaches at the PEF of Mendel University in Brno: Capital Markets, International Finance, International Investment Management, Financial Data Analysis. In his scientific work, he focuses on econometrics and static processing of time series and panel data using Bayesian approach and time-varying models. He is also President of the Czech Economic Society.

During the conference, Svatopluk will introduce possibilities of scoring of crowdfunding projects and how it is influenced by herding behavior. The research is based on a dataset of 2 million projects, about 15 millions of observations from more than 80 countries and several hundred platforms.