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 pharmaceuticals, therapeutics diets and compounded medications to pet owners on behalf of more than 8,000 veterinary practices in the United States, and was recently named by Inc. Magazine the 24th fastest growing company in the US. Ben was previously a Founder of FetchDog.com, a catalog and website for passionate dog owners, and managed business development at The VIA Group, a leading strategic marketing communications firm.
Ben has served as a trustee of Maine Huts & Trails and The Jackson Laboratory. He is also an active alumni advisor to Bates College, where he graduated with a triple B.A. in biology, political science and environmental sciences.