VANJ Meeting with Larry Bettino, General Partner of StarVest Partners

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 ( 11:30 am to 2:00 pm )

Location: Marriott Hanover, 1401 Rt. 10 East, Whippany, NJ

Phone: 973-538-8811


Venture Association of New Jersey (VANJ)


January 15, 2013

Larry Bettino, General Partner, StarVest Partners

Marriott Hanover, 1401 Rt. 10 East, Whippany, NJ Phone:  973-538-8811

Registration 11:30, Luncheon 12:00 noon – 2:00 PM


“B to B” is back!


Business to Business investing is back in style – by Larry Bettino, successful and experienced General Partner of StarVest Partners, New York City.


Hear the ups and downs of investing over the last few years – taking a close look at the Consumer Internet, trends and outcomes and comparing it to what is happening at the Enterprise.


A fascinating insight by Larry Bettino analyzing the hits, the misses and the opportunities.  Insights for the investor, the executive, the service providers.


Larry Bettino has 23 years of private equity and venture capital investment experience.  He is currently a Partner at StarVest Partners, a New York – based venture capital firm focused on technology–enabled business services that take advantage of next–generation internet and information technologies.  He was a Partner and Managing Director of Warburg Pincus, joining the firm in September 2001 to lead the firm’s investment activities in telecommunications and information technology, and a member of the firm’s executive management group.  Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, he was a founding partner at Baker Capital.  From 1989 to 1996 he was a partner with Dillon Read Venture Capital where he focused on technology and data communications investments. An experienced engineer, he held a series of technical and management positions at IBM.

Mr. Bettino has been a member of the Board of Directors of several public and private companies: IRON Solutions (Data-as-a-Service provider: The largest farm equipment transaction information database), Accept Software (a solution for Innovation Process Management), Switchfly (a leading loyalty redemption platform and payments engine for travel);  Transactis (a leading provider of electronic bill presentment and payment [EBPP] solutions), Travora Media, (a leading next-generation travel platform.  He is a member of the Board of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, the largest entrepreneurial support organization in the southeast.  He is also the Chief Investment Officer and Board member of the Community Fund, which supports charitable agencies with funding and mentorship in Southern Westchester County in New York.

Mr. Bettino received his B.S. (1982) in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School (1989).

Upcoming 2013 VANJ Luncheons – Save the Dates

February 19 – Gil Beyda, Founder & Managing Partner of Genacast Ventures,

March 26, April 23, May 20-Expo, June 18, July 16, September 17, October 22, November 18-Expo, December 17



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Stevens is a member of VANJ and will have the “member rate” of $35.  


For more information contact: Sandra Furnbach [email protected]