Benjamin Shaw

Benjamin Shaw

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Benjamin Shaw is a passionate entrepreneur and investor with a proven track record in healthcare and technology ventures. Shaw has also been a Founding Partner at Black Point Group since 2002 and has managed a mix of private and public equity investment activities in the healthcare and technology sectors. He also is a Venture Partner at Borealis Ventures, a healthcare investment fund seeking to partner with exceptional entrepreneurs to build market defining companies.

Shaw is a Co-Founder and former President and CEO of Covetrus, one of the largest animal health companies in the world with over $4 billion in revenues, 5,500 team members and 100,000 customers in 100 countries. Shaw was the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Vets First Choice, a leading provider of cloud-based prescription management software and pharmacy services for veterinary practitioners, prior to its sale to Covetrus for $1.9 billion in 2019.

Shaw has been honored as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year New England, Goldman Sachs 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs, Maine Governor’s Award for Business Excellence and the NEVY Healthcare Exit of the Year. He has served as a Founding Director for Maine Huts & Trails and served on the Corporation of The Jackson Laboratory. He is also an active member of Young Presidents Organization and an alumni advisor to Bates College, where he graduated with a triple B.A. in biology, political science and environmental sciences.