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Meet the Team
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 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 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.
“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.
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