Vincenzo Butticè

Core Faculty | Senior Assistant Professor

Short Profile outline

Vincenzo Butticè is an assistant professor at the School of Management of Politecnico di Milano. Vincenzo has been a visiting scholar at the Copenhagen Business School, at the Indiana University Purdue University of Indiana, at ShanghaiTech University, and at Trinity College Dublin. His main research interests are Entrepreneurial Finance and Sustainable Finance. Vincenzo is also a lecturer in Entrepreneurial Finance and Sustainable Finance at the Polimi Graduate School of Management. He is the co-founder and executive manager of the Bureau of Entrepreneurial Finance (BEF).


PHD: The accumulation of social capital in the early stages and its implications for entrepreneurial performances. , Politecnico di Milano.

Academic course held at SOM

Business Data Analytics

Business Data Analytics

Business Data Analytics

Energy Economics

Energy Economics

Energy Economics

Energy Economics


Vincenzo’s main research interests are in the area of entrepreneurial finance, particularly crowdfunding, and climate finance. Vincenzo's research is based on the analysis of large databases. He typically combines machine learning and natural language processing techniques with econometric analysis.

Relevant Publications

Butticè Vincenzo | Ughetto Elisa (2021), "What, where, who and how? A bibliometric study of crowdfunding research", IEEE

Butticè Vincenzo | Croce Annalisa| Ughetto Elisa (2021), "Network dynamics in business angels groups’ investment decisions", Journal of Corporate Finance, 66

Butticè Vincenzo | Collewaert Veroniek | Stroe Silvia | Vanacker Tom |Vismara Silvio | Walthoff-Borm Xavier (2021), "Equity Crowdfunders’ Human Capital and Signal Set Formation: Evidence from Eye Tracking", Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Butticè Vincenzo | Vismara Silvio (2021), "Inclusive digital finance: the industry of equity crowdfunding", Journal fo Technology transfer

Butticè Vincenzo | Di Pietro Francesca | Tenca Francesca (2021), "They do not look alike: what kind of private investors do equity crowdfunded firms attract?", Journal fo Technology transfer

Butticè Vincenzo| Noonan Douglas (2020), "Active backers, product commercialization, and product quality after a crowdfunding campaign: A comparison between first-time and repeated entrepreneurs.", International Small Business Journal, 38, 111-134

Rovelli Paola| Butticè Vincenzo (2020), "On the organizational design of entrepreneurial ventures: a comprehensive empirical analysis.", Journal of Industrial Business and Economics- Economia e Politica Industriale, 47, 243-269

Butticè Vincenzo| Caviggioli Federico| Franzoni Chiara| Scellato Giuseppe Striszowsky Piotr Thumm Nicholaus (2020), "Impact of counterfeiting on the performance of digital technology companies. ", Research Policy, 49

Butticè Vincenzo | Di Pietro Francesca (2020), "Institutional Characteristics and The Development of Crowdfunding Across Countries. ", International Review of Financial Analysis, 71

Butticè Vincenzo | Di Pietro Francesca | Tenca Francesca (2020), "The Role of Equity Crowdfunding in Influencing Entrepreneurs’ Ability to Attract Professional Investors: A deal structure perspective.", Journal of Corporate Finance, 65

Butticè V.| Colombo M.G.| Fumagalli E.| Orsenigo C., "Green oriented crowdfunding campaigns: Their characteristics and diffusion in different institutional settings", Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 141, 85-97

Butticè Vincenzo; Orsenigo Carlotta; Wright M., "The effect of information asymmetries on serial crowdfunding and campaign success", Economia e Politica Industriale, 45, 143-173

Butticè Vincenzo;Colombo Massimo G.;Wright Mike, "Serial Crowdfunding, Social Capital, and Project Success", Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice., 41, 183-207

Grants, Awards and Honours

  • DRI/DARI award: Financament des collaborations internationales
  • Giorgio Pagliarani Best Paper Award 2021 of the Italian Association of Management Enginerring (AiIG) for the paper Butticè V., Di Pietro F., Tenca F., The Role of Equity Crowdfunding in Influencing Entrepreneurs’ Ability to Attract Professional Investors: A deal structure perspective. Journal of Corporate Finance. 65 (December 2020).
  • AiIG, “Misure di sostegno ai soci giovani AiIG”,

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