Jay Batson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 17

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • 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.

Contact Information

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

Jay Batson Investments (17)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Messari 13-Nov-2019 Seed Round 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
0000000 000000 06-Apr-2018 0000 00000 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
000000000 14-Sep-2017 00000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
0000000000 31-Jul-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
000000000 12-Jun-2014 00000 00000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Out of Business
00000000 10-Mar-2014 00000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue
00000000 07-Mar-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
000 0000000 000000 21-Jan-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue
Fancred 16-Oct-2013 Seed Round 00.00 Social/Platform Software Startup
CheckiO 21-Aug-2013 Seed Round 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue
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Jay Batson Exits (8)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Zagster 04-Jun-2020 Merger/Acquisition
00000000 27-Jun-2019 0000000000
00000 & 00000 16-Mar-2018 000 00 00000000
00000 01-Mar-2017 000 00 00000000
000000000 01-Nov-2016 000 00 00000000
00000000 14-Oct-2016 000000000000000000 0000
Fancred 26-Jul-2016 Merger/Acquisition
ownCloud 14-Jul-2016 Merger/Acquisition
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Jay Batson Co-Investors (33)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Anthemis Group 1 Series chart Industry bar
Floodgate Fund 0 Series chart Industry bar
Innovacorp 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Techstars 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Uncork Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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