Design, Digital Marketing, and Insights

We bring platforms, campaigns, and new brands to life.

Meet the Team

Dan Baird
Dan BairdCEO
Dan founded Crack the Crowd in 2013, and is the company’s CEO and strategy lead. He is also a product design and launch expert. Previously, he served as Vice-President of CrowdEngine, leading sales, marketing, and launching dozens of crowdfunding platforms, including the first equity platform to reach $1 billion in offerings.
Gabi Barragan
Gabi BarraganDirector of Marketing
Gabi is Director of Marketing for Crack the Crowd. An experienced content strategist, marketer, and writer, she leads strategy, branding, and content initiatives for Crack the Crowd’s diverse roster of clients.
Tim LeCroix
Tim LeCroixDirector of Analytics & Campaigns
Tim drives automation, education, and analytics for CTC. He is the founder of crowdfunding platform BackerU and has spent the last decade in education as both a learner and teacher.

Featured Interviews and Events…

2607, 2016

#CRACKtheCROWD: Crowdfunding Insights with Andrew Dix

By |July 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Podcast|Tags: , , |0 Comments

“Disruption in the finance industry is going to happen, but it’s best to let it grow and innovate to go forward.” -Andrew Dix. More on the Podcast In this episode, Andrew Dix and I discuss how

707, 2016

#CRACKtheCROWD: Real Estate Crowdfunding with Lewis Feldman

By |July 7th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Podcast|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

“I think we’re seeing today where the smaller investor has not yet really come alive the way that the institutions have come alive. So there’s a huge amount of potential.” – Lew Feldman, on the potential of real estate crowdfunding for retail investors. More on the Podcast Lew and I got together to discuss how crowdfunding real estate is continuing to evolve for both accredited and retail investors. But that’s not all; we also discussed the new prospect of going public for real estate firms, and how Title II and Reg A+ are changing financing for larger firms.

1605, 2016

Building platforms and successful campaigns with Expert Dan Baird

By |May 16th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

What does it take to run a successful campaign? Fresh off the podcast presses—Jess Larsen, of the Podcast Ideation Collective, sat down with CTC's Dan Baird to take a deep dive into the rapidly evolving world of crowdfunding. Dan

Ideation + Execution + Sheer Determination