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Cyteir Therapeutics Series A Financing

I’m pleased to announce, as a co-founder, that Cyteir Therapeutics has closed a $5.5 mm Series A f...


Vets First Choice 2015

As co-founder and board chair of Vets First Choice, I am pleased to announce that the company recent...


Greenlight Maine

I’m pleased to support Greenlight Maine as a movement to promote the growth of entrepreneurial bus...


Curiosity Retreat 2015

The 2015 Curiosity Retreat in Gateway Canyon, Colorado addressed issues ranging from astrophysics an...


Black Point Group™ is a private investment partnership focused on long term value creation via active involvement in public and private growth companies. The partnership seeks to leverage its operational and investment expertise in life science, technology and other domains, including significant involvement in public service.

David E. Shaw Managing Partner
David Evans Shaw is Managing Partner of Black Point Group, with wide-ranging interests in technology companies and public service. His business creation, leadership, investment and board experience includes IDEXX Laboratories (founder, CEO), Ikaria Pharmaceuticals (founding CEO, chair), Sapphire Energy, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Direct Vet Marketing, Itaconix, Skinetics, Modern Meadow, Cyteir, Cytyc, Magen, Physion, Venrock Associates, New Mounta... read more
Benjamin Shaw Founding Partner
Ben Shaw is a Founding Partner of Black Point Group, and manages a mix of private and public equity investment activities in the healthcare, internet media and technology sectors. Ben is also Founder and CEO of Direct Vet Marketing Inc d/b/a Vets First Choice, a leading provider of ecommerce and marketing solutions for veterinary hospitals and their pet owner clients. Vets First Choice enables home delivery of FDA- and EPA-approved pharmaceutic... read more
Liz Burkley Executive Assistant
Liz Burkley is Executive Assistant, facilitating administration and operations for David Shaw and the Board of BPG.  Liz’s professional experience encompasses meeting management, marketing, and public relations at McKinsey & Company, BDC Advisors, and Fidelity Investments.
RHONDA WANSER Content Manager
Rhonda Wanser plays a lead role in media projects for Black Point Group and David Shaw including creation of short films, website content and social media. Rhonda has nearly 20 years experience in video production on projects ranging from documentaries & TV spots to marketing videos.