Location: New York

Joe Botsch

Associate, US

Joe is an Associate on RTP Global’s US investment team, based in the firm’s New York office. He is focused on early-stage investments in the US market, and is primarily focused on AI/ML, infrastructure, and vertical SaaS.

Prior to joining RTP Global, Joe was responsible for expansion stage software investments at VC firm OpenView. He has spent the last seven years helping startups get their products off the ground and loves thinking through product roadmaps and GTM strategies.

Before a career in investing, Joe was the Head of Research and Analytics at MassChallenge, a Boston-based network of accelerators, helping to implement pilots between corporates and startups. He also has spent time as a local director of Founder Institute helping early enterprise software and robotics startups run corporate pilots. Coming from a blue-collar family of builders, he loves working with founders from non-traditional backgrounds, in overlooked industries​​, especially in application software.

Joe earned a BS in Computer Science and Mathematics from Brandeis University before spending time as Product Manager and Data Scientist. In his spare time, he can be found watching Boston sports, enjoying an open mic night, or cooking and experimenting with overly ambitious recipes.

Notable Investments

Alvys, DoControl, Daylight, Hypr, Instill, SmarterSorting, Guardhat, Bytewax, SDF Labs