Lawrence Bettino, Managing Director, brings over 25 years of private equity and venture capital investment experience to the Firm.
Mr. Bettino joined Dot Capital in April 2016 as an Associate Partner and brings extensive transaction expertise earned through his partner level experience at four private equity and venture capital firms.
For nine years, 2006 to 2015, Mr. Bettino was a Partner at StarVest Partners, a New York City based venture capital firm focused on technology-enabled business services that take advantage of next-generation internet and information technologies.
From 2001 to 2006, he was a Partner and Managing Director of Warburg Pincus and led the firm’s investment activities in telecommunications and information technology, and was a member of the firm’s executive management group.
For the five years prior to joining Warburg Pincus, he was a founding partner at Baker Capital where he worked with Mr. Saviano. 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 is currently a member of the Board of Directors of TDAmeritrade and Validately (a leading SaaS provider of user experience, application testing), previously he has been a member of the Board of Directors of several public and private companies, including: IRON Solutions (a Data-as-a-Service provider and 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); and Travora Media (a leading next-generation travel platform).
Mr. Bettino is a member of the Board of the Non-Partisan Committee of Bronxville.
Mr. Bettino received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.