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Joe Caruso


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.

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

Joe Caruso Investments (99)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
FindSisterhood 28-Sep-2018 Angel (individual) 00000 Social/Platform Software Startup 000 000000
0000000000 16-Jul-2018 00000 00000 000.00 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 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 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
00000000 00000000 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 Application Software Generating Revenue 000 000000
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Joe Caruso Exits (53)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Binded 10-Sep-2019 Merger/Acquisition Completed
0000000 17-May-2019 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 0000000000 0000000
000000 06-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 Completed
  • 00000
00000 20-Dec-2018 0000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
0000000 13-Sep-2018 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 0000000
00000 (00000000000 01-Jul-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
0000 01-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000 Completed
00000 01-Jan-2018 000000000000000000 Completed
Mylestone 01-Dec-2017 Out of Business Completed
NVBOTS 30-Nov-2017 Merger/Acquisition Completed
  • Building Engineering-Consultants
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Joe Caruso Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Joe Caruso Angel Investor 00 Boston, MA