Ted Kraus

Commercialization Partner
Investment Director at TechCode AI Accelerator

Ted is currently Investment Director at TechCode AI Accelerator in Silicon Valley. Previously, Ted was a Principal at 8 Rivers Capital where he helped commercialize NET Power (lower cost, zero air emissions electricity from a natural gas power system - $200mm raised to date), ParkIntuit (parking infrastructure and analytics platform) and Hemosonics (fast, accurate hemostasis diagnostics). Ted was also the Founder and COO of Buystand (an ECN platform for consumer products) through its merger in 2013. Early in his career, Ted was a Technology Analyst at Tech Coast Angels, the largest angel investment network in the US. Ted holds an MBA from Loyola Marymount University and a BS in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Arizona. In 2013, Ted completed the Executive Program in Design Thinking at Stanford GSB. Ted lives in Silicon Valley, is an active early-stage investor and startup mentor and serves on the advisory boards of numerous early-stage companies.