Start Ups

Is hiring a crowdfunding agency worth it?

Here’s why we think so: on the job, in business school, and in life, we’ve been trained to keep our eyes on this prize: Return On Investment. This is why a lot of the work we do for our clients—and

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Do campaigns fail?

We have taken on clients that have failed. There’s a saying, “Good, fast, cheap.” Here’s one life truth we know well: you get two, but rarely do you get all three. Crowdfunding is not immune to this phenomenon.

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Will you accept payment for your services after a raise is complete?

It’s not an uncommon question, but we do not.

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Will you take stock?

Usually, no.

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How do you charge?

We’re a fee-based service, which may also necessitate taking additional management fees for managing your digital spend (if you hire us to do that for you). Legally, we are prohibited from taking any compensation that’s tied to the success of

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Will you sign an NDA to discuss our raise?

No. Our team talks to potential crowdfunders on an almost daily basis, so requiring an NDA for an opening conversation would be a pretty high price for us. Just like you, we’re working on our best ideas. If you have

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What exactly do I pay for when I hire Crack the Crowd?

You hire an experienced team with a diverse set of skills to provide a plan of attack, guidance, project management, help in navigating crowdfunding regulations, introductions to our vetted network of experts, access to proprietary tools and templates, pre-built campaign

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How much will it cost to undertake a raise?

It truly depends on the raise amount, your industry, your target investor, and the forecasted amount of the average investment. If you’re looking to target retail investors, for example, you will need to take a broad approach and engage in

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What do I need to get started on an equity raise?

First and foremost: a business plan. It doesn’t need to be completely finalized. We can “punch” it up for you, but you need to be the one to guide it. We don’t build business plans from scratch, nor can we

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