Jay Batson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 19

  • Portfolio
  • 9

  • Exits
  • 8


Jay Batson General Information


Jay Batson is an entrepreneur and angel investor from Boston, Massachusetts. Jay is the Principal of STARTUPdj. He also serves as a Venture Partner for CommonAngels Ventures and is a Mentor-in-Residence of TechStars Boston. Prior to that, he was the Founder, C.E.O. and Vice President of Acquia, Inc, Founder, C.E.O. , President and Chairman of Pingtel Corp and Vice President of Engineering and Business Development of ON Technology. He seeks to invest in consumer internet, enterprise software, infrastructure, bitcoin, payments, SaaS, big data and analytics based companies operating in Boston.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Boston, MA
  • United States

Jay Batson Investments (19)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
HavenRx 08-Mar-2022 Angel (individual) Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue
Messari 13-Nov-2019 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
Carbide (Network Management Software) 06-Apr-2018 0000 00000 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
BlueConic 14-Sep-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
ViralGains 31-Jul-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
HelmetHub 12-Jun-2014 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Out of Business
ownCloud 10-Mar-2014 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Rifiniti 07-Mar-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Ten Percent Happier 21-Jan-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue
CheckiO 10-Jan-2014 Seed Round 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue

Jay Batson Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Zagster 04-Jun-2020 Merger/Acquisition
Rifiniti 27-Jun-2019 0000000000
Union & Fifth 16-Mar-2018 000 00 00000000
Krash 01-Mar-2017 000 00 00000000
HelmetHub 01-Nov-2016 000 00 00000000
Careport 14-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 0000
Fancred 26-Jul-2016 Merger/Acquisition
ownCloud 14-Jul-2016 Merger/Acquisition

Jay Batson Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Jay Batson FAQs

  • Who is Jay Batson?

    Jay Batson is an angel Investor who has made 19 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Jay Batson?

    Jay Batson is an angel investor.

  • What does Jay Batson do?

    As an angel investor, Jay Batson invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Jay Batson invested in?

    Jay Batson has made numerous investments in companies like HavenRx, Messari, and Carbide (Network Management Software) within the Enterprise Systems (Healthcare), Media and Information Services (B2B), and Network Management Software industries.

  • What has Jay Batson invested in recently?

    Jay Batson's latest investment was on 08-Mar-2022 in HavenRx, a company within the Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) industry.

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