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The Crack The Crowd blog provides tools, resources, industry news and best practices for equity crowdfunding and digital marketing.

How to Talk About Your Reg CF Campaign

When it comes to following rules, who isn’t guilty of breaking one or two, here and there? It’s one thing to cut a line, or ignore the speed limit. But when it comes to communicating about your Reg CF

Your Reg CF Campaign’s Most Effective Tool: Email Marketing

If it isn’t already, email should be a huge part of your Reg CF crowdfunding campaign. It’s one of the main tools you can use for converting your leads into investors, and communicating with your customers and backers, possibly

Coming This Spring: The Utah Crowdfunding Summit

Mark your calendars: the Utah Crowdfunding Summit 2017 (this year presented by Daplie) is taking place on May 4th. With early bird registration still available, now's the time to get your tickets. Why should you attend? "The Utah Crowdfunding

Before Launching A Regulation Crowdfunding Campaign, Do This

  A Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaign takes time, preparation, and a great deal of work (if I had a nickel…). But before you begin calculating your raise target, or jotting down ideas for a campaign video—I’m going to suggest

Why We Built A Mini Regulation Crowdfunding Course

  It’s approaching a year since Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) went live. So, how’s it going? Well, there's a new white paper on Regulation Crowdfunding that is giving us some insights. At the end of February, the SEC published a white paper on

#CRACKtheCROWD Podcast: Reg A+ Raises and Compliance

"The new Reg A rules really do provide a decent amount of flexibility, for the younger, entrepreneurial companies that aren't looking to do a $2 billion IPO." – John Hughes , Marcum LLP, on RegA+ rules. Reg A+ raises are getting

#CRACKtheCROWD Daplie on Their Twin Crowdfunding Campaigns

"It's not worth it just to be one of the first, we need to do it right." - Brian Bourgerie, Daplie's Chief Operations Officer on Daplie In this episode of the podcast, Daplie's Co-Founder and CEO, Bryson Hill, and Vice President Brian

How Daplie Used Reg CF to Achieve a Crowdfunding First

This post was first published on Crowdfund Insider on December 11, 2016.  For better or for worse, most people associate Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaigns with startups, especially technology-related ones. I make this claim based on two factors: I co-manage

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#CRACKtheCROWD: Nathan Rose On Crowdfunding’s Evolution

"So, the cool thing about the U.S. is that we're actually seeing the regulations being used, and we're seeing money being raised, and it's only five months in. Perhaps people were expecting more, but actually the start that the U.S.

The SEC Is Updating Intrastate Crowdfunding Regulations

This article was first published by Marc J. Adesso and Jackie Prester on the Baker Donelson website on October 28, 2016; Crack the Crowd received permission to re-publish it here.  On October 26, 2016, the Securities & Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted