Joe Caruso Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 100
  • Portfolio
  • 39
  • Exits
  • 60

Joe Caruso General Information


Mr. Joe Caruso is the Owner of Batnam Group. For the last 20 years Joe has served as mentor, coach, and personal advisor to CEO's 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 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 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 PC's 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 (100)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Aerobotics 01-Mar-2019 Early Stage VC 000 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 000 000000
00000000000000 28-Sep-2018 00000 (00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Startup 000 000000
00000000 06-Apr-2018 0000 00000 00000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue
00000 08-Jan-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
000000000 09-Jun-2017 00000 00000 000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 000 000000
0000 (00000000 000 27-Dec-2016 00000 00000 00.000 Database Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
000000000 15-Jun-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Out of Business 000 000000
00000 27-May-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000 000000
Allyke 14-Apr-2016 Early Stage VC 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
Parkloco 13-Apr-2016 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
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Joe Caruso Exits (60)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
TimeTrade 12-May-2020 Buyout/LBO
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000000000 00000000 10-Jan-2020 0000000000
000000 10-Sep-2019 000000000000000000
000000 00000000000 19-Aug-2019 000000000000000000 00000
0000000 17-May-2019 000000000000000000
000000 06-Feb-2019 000000000000000000
00000 20-Dec-2018 0000000000 000.00
LevelUp 13-Sep-2018 Merger/Acquisition 00000
Smack (Application Software) 01-Jul-2018 Out of Business
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Joe Caruso Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Joe Caruso Angel Investor 00 Boston, MA
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Joe Caruso Co-Investors (65)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bantam Group 6 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
NXT Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Right Side Capital Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Michael Dornbrook 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Walter Danco 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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