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Jason Kraus

Fundraiser, Growth Specialist

Boston, Massachusetts, US

Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group

25-35

About Jason

Jason Kraus holds a MSc in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Babson College and a BA in Economics and Math from Colgate University. He worked as an associate for 38 Ventures, a family office focusing on early stage venture capital, and as both an intern and screening committee member for the Boston Harbor Angels. He is an entrepreneur as well and started his own startup consulting firm, Prepare 4 VC, to bring the investor's perspective to startups and help them get funded. Prepare 4 VC helps entrepreneurs create business plans, financial projections, slide deck presentations and investor pitches to get the funding they need to bring their company to the next level.

Quote

"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen" - Michael Jordan

Headline

Changing the world one pitch deck at a time

Work Experience

Founder and Lead Consultant

Prepare 4 VC

February 2016 - December 2016

Whether your firm is already earning revenue or is just starting out, it is never too early to start thinking about funding. The pitch deck, financial valuation, executive summary, business plan, and investor pitch need to be perfect before you present your company to investors. Prepare 4 VC is here to help. ​​​Our team is composed of experienced venture capital professionals ready to assist you. Prepare 4 VC was designed to bring the investor's perspective to the entrepreneur.

Director of Venture Capital

Equity Venture Partner

May 2016 - January 0

Equity Venture Partners (EquityVP.com) is your deal flow generator for your private investing needs. Our funding portal allows investors a one-stop shop for access to private market deals in both real estate and early stage venture capital opportunities. The platform allows investors access to quality deals, diversification opportunities and streamlined information management on our easy to use platform. It allows company owners access to a broad base of accredited investors and a management system to create and upload all key information and updates. Our seasoned management team diligently screens all investment opportunities before a deal becomes EVP-approved. Additionally, we provide a donation platform to support several causes we feel strongly about.

Education

Babson College

Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Leadership (MSEL)

2014 - 2015

Colgate University

BA in Economics and Mathematics

2010 - 2014

Accelerator/Incubator

Babson Butler Venture Accelerator

2017