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Dr. Ferdinand Thies

Assistant Professor
Chair of Entrepreneurship and Technology
Awards
since 2015

Best Paper Award: European Conference on Information Systems

since 2014

Best Paper Award Runner-Up: International Conference on Information Systems

Education
since 2017

Promotion summa cum laude,
Technische Universität Darmstadt

2013 — 2017

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter,
Technische Universität Darmstadt

2009 — 2012

M.Sc. BWL
LMU München

2005 — 2009

B.Sc. BWL
LMU München

Reviewer Services
since 2017

Journal of Management Information Systems (VHB:A)

since 2017

Electronic Markets (VHB:B)

since 2017

Journal of Business Venturing (VHB:A)

since 2017

International Conference on Information Systems (VHB:A)

since 2017

European Conference on Information Systems (VHB:B)

Portrait
  • Niemand, T., Angerer, M., Thies, F., Kraus, S., & Hebenstreit, R. (2018). Equity crowdfunding across borders: A conjoint experiment. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research, 24(4), 911-932. (ABDC: B; ABS: 2; VHB: C)

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  • Thies, F., Wessel, M., & Benlian, A. (2018). Network effects on crowdfunding platforms: Exploring the implications of relaxing input control. Information Systems Journal, 28(6), 1239-1262. (ABDC: A*; ABS: 3; ISI: 3.862; VHB: A)

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  • Angerer, M., Niemand, T., Thies, F., & Kraus, S. (2018). Risk-reducing options in crowdinvesting: An experimental study. Journal of Small Business Strategy, forthcoming. (ABDC: C; VHB: C)

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  • Thies, F., Huber, A., Bock, C., Benlian, A., & Kraus, S. (2018). Following the Crowd — Does Crowdfunding Affect Venture Capitalists’ Selection of Entrepreneurial Ventures? Journal of Small Business Management. (ABDC: A; ABS: 3; ISI: 4.342; VHB: B)

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  • Wessel, M., Thies, F., & Benlian, A. (2017). Opening the floodgates - The implications of increasing platform openness in crowdfunding. Journal of Information Technology (JIT), 32(4), 344-360. (ABDC: A*; ABS: 3; ISI: 8.245; VHB: A)

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  • Thies, F., Wessel, M., & Benlian, A. (2016). Effects of Social Interaction Dynamics on Platforms. Journal of Management Information Systems, 33(3), 843-873. (ABDC: A*; ABS: 4; FT 50: ; ISI: 3.91; VHB: A)

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  • Wessel, M., Thies, F., & Benlian, A. (2016). The Emergence and Effects of Fake Social Information: Evidence from Crowdfunding. Decision Support Systems, 90. (ABDC: A*; ABS: 3; ISI: 4.29; VHB: B)

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  • Thies, F., Bock, C., Huber, A., Kraus, S., & Benlian, A. (2018). Do venture capitalists follow the crowd? - The relevance of crowdfunding campaigns for venture capitalists' syndication behavior. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA.

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  • Thies, F., Huber, A., Bock, C., & Benlian, A. (2017). Do Venture Capitalists Follow the Crowd? – the Relevance of Crowdfunding Campaigns for Venture Capitalists' Investment Decision. Paper presented at the EURAM Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland.

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  • Wessel, M., Thies, F., & Benlian, A. (2017). Competitive Positioning of Complementors on Digital Platforms: Evidence from the Sharing Economy. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Systems, Seoul, South Korea. (VHB: A)

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  • Thies, F., Wessel, M., Rudolph, J., & Benlian, A. (2016). Personality Matters: How Signaling Personality Traits Can Influence the Adoption and Diffusion of Crowdfunding Campaigns. Paper presented at the European Conference on Information Systems, Istanbul, Turkey. (VHB: B)

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  • Wessel, M., Thies, F., & Benlian, A. (2015). A Lie Never Lives to be Old: The Effects of Fake Social Information on Consumer Decision-Making in Crowdfunding. Paper presented at the European Conference on Information Systems, Münster, Germany. (VHB: B)

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  • Wessel, M., Thies, F., & Benlian, A. (2015). The Effects of Relinquishing Control in Platform Ecosystems: Implications from a Policy Change on Kickstarter. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Systems, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. (VHB: A)

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  • Stadler, M., Thies, F., Wessel, M., & Benlian, A. (2015). Erfolg von Crowdfunding-Kampagnen frühzeitig erkennen: Erfolgspra?diktoren auf Kickstarter und Indiegogo. Paper presented at the Wirtschaftsinformatik, Osnabrück, Germany. (VHB: C)

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  • Wessel, M., & Thies, F. (2015). The Effects of Personalization on Purchase Intentions for Online News: An Experimental Study of Different Personalization Increments. Paper presented at the European Conference on Information Systems, Münster, Germany. (VHB: B)

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  • Thies, F., & Wessel, M. (2014). The circular effects of popularity information and electronic word-of-mouth on consumer decision-making: Evidence from a crowdfunding platform. Paper presented at the European Conference on Information Systems, Tel Aviv, Israel. (VHB: B)

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  • Thies, F., Wessel, M., & Benlian, A. (2014). Understanding the Dynamic Interplay of Social Buzz and Contribution Behavior within and between Online Platforms – Evidence from Crowdfunding. Paper presented at the International Conference on Information Systems, Auckland, New Zealand. (VHB: A)

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  • Thies, F. (2017). Dynamics in Platform Ecosystems. Unpublished Dissertation, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt.

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