Joe Caruso Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 106
  • Portfolio
  • 37
  • Exits
  • 68

Joe Caruso General Information


Mr. Joe Caruso is an Angel Investor. He served as Director, Engineering at Betterfly (Educational and Training Services (B2C)). For the last 20 years, Joe has served as a mentor, coach, and personal advisor to CEOs and entrepreneurs. In recent years, he has served as investor, advisor, and active director with dozens of companies, public and private. Joe is currently a member of Launchpad Venture Group and was previously a member of Walnut Ventures, Common Angels, eCoast Angels, and a principal of Brookwood Partners, all investment groups for early-stage companies. He also maintains an active consulting practice dealing with structuring and negotiation of acquisitions, strategic partnerships and financings, and issues related to dispute resolution. He has served on dozens of boards over the years and is the recipient of the Leadership in Private Corporate Governance award from the National Association of Corporate Directors New England Chapter. He is a graduate of Northeastern University (BSEE with honors) and the Harvard Business School (MBA) He has served as an advisor to Northeastern's School of Technological Entrepreneurship, and serves as a mentor for Boston University's entrepreneurship program, the Boston TechStars program, and Mass Challenge. Previously, Joe served as interim CEO for companies in need of strategic change - running businesses ranging from 5 to 1,000 employees. Early in his career, he worked at Teradyne and Autex, Inc., and was CEO at Cyborg Corporation, a venture-funded company that was a pioneer in the use of PCs in laboratory and factory automation. He also has served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. Former board memberships include: ACT Medical, Acumenta, Adhesive Technologies, American Fantasy Sports, Audiofile, Boston Restaurant Associates, Boston University's Photonics Center (advisory director), Coffee Connection, Colonial Mills, Common Angels, Corion, Cyborg Corporation, General Analysis, Haymarket Bank, Iconics, i2Chem, Laser Science, Metrisa, MicroE, Nimbit, Qiave Technologies, QD Vision, Quant Funds (trustee); Tytronics, Wwwhoosh, Zentox, the Turnaround Management Association (founding director, New England Chapter), the National Association of Corporate Directors (New England Chapter), the Association for Corporate Growth (New England Chapter) and WEST (Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology). Joe has also served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

Contact Information

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

Joe Caruso Investments (106)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Aerobotics 01-Mar-2019 Early Stage VC 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 000000
00000 04-Oct-2018 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
00000000000000 28-Sep-2018 00000 (00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 000 000000
0000000000 11-Jul-2018 00000 (00000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000 000000
00000000 06-Apr-2018 0000 00000 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
00000 08-Jan-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Government Generating Revenue 000 000000
0000 16-Nov-2017 0000 00000 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue
000000000 09-Jun-2017 00000 00000 000 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000 000000
LeasePilot 23-Mar-2017 Seed Round 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
Crio 27-Dec-2016 Seed Round 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Generating Revenue 000 000000
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Joe Caruso Exits (68)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Fincura 07-Dec-2021 Merger/Acquisition
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000000000 09-Aug-2021 000000000000000000
000000 29-Apr-2021 000 00 00000000
0000 13-Apr-2021 0000000000
000000 24-Feb-2021 000000000000000000
0000000 04-Jun-2020 000000000000000000
Engageware 12-May-2020 Buyout/LBO
Localytics 06-Feb-2020 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
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Joe Caruso Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Joe Caruso Angel Investor 000 Boston, MA
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Joe Caruso Co-Investors (38)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Walter Danco 2 0 Series chart Industry bar
Innovacorp 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nedbank 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Techstars 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Walnut Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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