Elizabeth Kraus

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

Five ways to invest in Colorado startups

By Elizabeth Kraus For InnovatioNews Colorado is becoming a hotbed of startup activity that ranges from life-saving technologies that identify sniper fire or fight tumors with... Read More

By: Elizabeth Kraus Sunday May 5, 2013 2 comments Tags: angel investing, Elizabeth Kraus, Fund for Innovation, investing