Dominika Galkiewicz

Galkiewicz Dominika
Prof. (FH) Dr. Dominika Galkiewicz
Professor (FH) for Finance, Accounting & Auditing
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About Dr. D. Galkiewicz

Dominika Galkiewicz is lecturer of Finance, Accounting & Auditing in International Business Studies at the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein in Austria. The current teaching responsibility covers the fields of Corporate Finance, International Financial Management, Financial and Managerial Accounting. She was previously Research Assistant of Professor Tim Adam, Ph.D. at the Institute of Corporate Finance at Humboldt University Berlin. During the Berlin time she was exposed to a broad range of finance topics and gained practical expertise on areas ranging from international accounting and tax management through financial risk management to financing and investment decisions of companies/start-ups, strategic management and company valuation.

Dominika Galkiewicz holds a PhD in Finance from Humboldt University Berlin (“Regulation, Leverage, and Derivative Use by Mutual Funds”). Her main research interests are: mutual fund regulation, derivative use by mutual funds and corporations, the impact of manager characteristics on the investment strategies and performance of mutual funds and companies in the US and EU, crowdfunding/start-up management, financial literacy, green finance and sustainability. Her research was published, for example, in journals such as Credit and Capital Markets – Kredit und Kapital (“Loss Potential from Credit Derivative Use by Corporate Bond Funds under U.S. and German Regulation – A Cross Country Comparison”) and she has presented at conferences such as the Financial Management Association (FMA) International Conference, INFINITY Conference and Financial Risks International Forum (FRIF).


Dominika P. Gałkiewicz, Mario Situm and Lukas Hartleif, 2023, Financial Market Knowledge of the Young Generation: An Empirical Analysis of European Students, forthcoming in the Selected Papers of the ERAZ Conference 2022.

Dominika P. Gałkiewicz and Bernd Wollmann, 2023, Environmental (Sustainability) Reporting in 2020 and 2021 by Real Estate Companies Stemming from German Speaking Countries, forthcoming in the Selected Papers of the EMAN Conference 2022.

Dominika P. Gałkiewicz and Bernd Wollmann, 2023, Reporting of Social and Governance Measures in 2020 and 2021 by Real Estate Companies Stemming from German Speaking Countries, Selected Papers of the 8th International Scientific-Business Conference LIMEN 2022 Vol. 8, 59-70. doi: https://doi.org/10.31410/LIMEN.S.P.2022.59

Dominika P. Gałkiewicz, 2023, Sustainability Reporting Practices of Real Estate Companies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland – First Insights from 2020, Selected Papers of the 6th International Scientific Conference ITEMA 2022 Vol. 6., 81-90. doi: https://doi.org/10.31410/ITEMA.S.P.2022.81

Dominika P. Gałkiewicz and Sarinya Jantapan, 2021, Crowdfunding European Game Campaigns – Evidence from 2017 Kickstarter Projects, Selected Papers of the 5th International Scientific Conference ITEMA 2021 Vol. 5, 73-83. doi: 10.31410/ITEMA.S.P.2021.73

Simon C. Stölzle and Dominika P. Gałkiewicz, 2020, Green Bonds Representing Green Finance in Europe – Basic Characteristics, Selected Papers of the 6th International Scientific-Business Conference LIMEN 2020 Vol. 6, 27-36. doi: 10.31410/LIMEN.S.P.2020.27

Dominika P. Gałkiewicz und Michał Gałkiewicz, 2019, Crowdfunding Monitor 2019: Überfinanzierungspotentiale der auf Spenden und Gegenleistungen basierenden Schwarmfinanzierungen veranschaulicht anhand von Startnext- und Kickstarter-Projekten (Eng.: Crowdfunding Monitor 2019: Overfunding Potentials in Donation- and Reward-based Crowdfunding Shown for Startnext and Kickstarter Projects), Szczecin: Bermag. ISBN 978-83-950446-3-2

Dominika P. Gałkiewicz and Michał Gałkiewicz, 2018, Crowdfunding Monitor 2018: An Overview of European Projects Financed on Startnext and Kickstarter Platforms between 2010 and mid-2017, Szczecin: Bermag. ISBN 978-83-950446-1-8

Dominika P. Gałkiewicz, 2016, Loss Potential from Credit Derivative Use by Corporate Bond Funds under U.S. and German Regulation – A Cross Country Comparison. Credit and Capital Markets – Kredit und Kapital: Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 245-298. doi: 10.3790/ccm.49.2.245

Dominika P. Gałkiewicz, 2015, Regulation, Leverage and Derivative Use by Mutual Funds, Humboldt University Dissertation. doi: 10.18452/17171

Tim Adam und Dominika P. Gałkiewicz, The Use of CDS by German and U.S. Corporate Bond Funds, FIRM Yearbook 2013, 59-61.



Crowdfunding Monitor 2018: An Overview of European Projects Financed on Startnext and Kickstarter Platforms between 2010 and mid-2017

Crowdfunding offers the possibility for founders to fund their project ideas, products, and services with small contributions of money from many individuals using internet platforms. This is especially important for start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) because their access to the traditional forms of financing such as bank lending, business angels and venture capital investments are limited. Based on a dataset of 12,152 European projects from the platforms Kickstarter and Startnext, this Monitor offers general information and clear recommendations for founders on which platform to choose for their project. It also provides guidance for funders on where to invest their money in order to be part of a successful project. In fact, Kickstarter and Startnext act as the most important crowdfunding platforms for European projects, thus, understanding the differences between success factors on both is important for regionally and internationally active investors, SMEs, founders and their advisors.


Our International Business Studies’ students doing their Master in Finance can help you in implementing projects. If you or your company are interested in cooperating with International Business Studies’ students, please do not hesitate to contact me via email: Dominika.Galkiewicz@fh-kufstein.ac.at.

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