Elizabeth Kraus

Should investor accreditation be required to invest in startups?

From Helsinki to Des Moines , an increasing number of startup businesses are raising money from individual private investors known as angel investors . Angel investing has been rising in... Read More

By: Elizabeth Kraus Tuesday December 3, 2013 0 comments Tags: accredited investors, angel investing, Elizabeth Kraus

New proposed SEC regulations: What angel investors and entrepreneurs need to know

By Elizabeth Kraus The Impact Angel Group held an event recently with attorney Chris Hazlitt from  Bryan Cave LLP  and auditor Kevin Gile from  Anton Collins Mitchell  to discuss the effects... Read More

By: Elizabeth Kraus Monday October 21, 2013 0 comments

P2Bi raises Series A, helps small businesses via crowdfunding

By  Tim Harvey Crowdfunding has been a growing force in the financial industry, disrupting sectors each time it reaches a new one. Microloan platforms like  Kiva  and peer-to-peer lending... Read More

By: Tim Harvey Tuesday October 15, 2013 0 comments

How to invest to support Colorado flood relief

This past week I had the surreal experience of seeing a wall of water rip through my neighborhood in a path of sheer destruction. While I have been extremely lucky and have escaped flood damage, many... Read More

By: Elizabeth Kraus Tuesday September 24, 2013 1 comments

Just what is "impact" investing anyway?

As a fairly vocal "impact" investor, I often get the question: What is impact investing? As the co-founder of the Impact Angel Group , you would think I would have a very clear answer for that,... Read More

By: Elizabeth Kraus Wednesday August 21, 2013 0 comments

Technovation in Telluride: A startup community in the making

When I was invited to Telluride to help prepare the Telluride Venture Accelerator cohorts for their demo day on July 15th , I had high expectations for a mountain vacation but low expectations... Read More

By: Elizabeth Kraus Monday July 29, 2013 0 comments Tags: Elizabeth Kraus, Paul Major, Telluride, Telluride Foundation

What does it really take to be an angel investor?

Angel investing , or investing in private businesses (mostly startups) that are not listed on public stock exchanges, is becoming increasingly popular due to both the surge of startup activity in... Read More

By: Elizabeth Kraus Wednesday June 5, 2013 0 comments Tags: angel investing, Elizabeth Kraus