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Polaris Partners is an investment firm that has partnered with entrepreneurs in the fields of healthcare and technology. The firm has partnered with enterprises in various stages of development.

Polaris Partners
Private ownership
IndustryVenture Capital
PredecessorBurr, Egan, Deleage & Co.
HeadquartersBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Key people
Managing Partners David Barrett, Brian Chee, Amir Nashat and Bryce Youngren
ProductsVenture capital
AUM$4.0 billion
Number of employees

Polaris has offices in Boston, Massachusetts and San Francisco, California. The firm has over $4 billion under management and has invested in more than 250 companies.[2]



Polaris Partners was founded in 1995/1996 by Jon Flint, Terry McGuire, Steve Arnold, who were partners of Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co. (BEDCO).

Polaris was the first of four successors to Burr, Egan, Deleage & Co. (BEDCO), one of the earliest bi-coastal venture capital firms in the US, which dissolved in 1996. The firm has roughly $4.0 billion under management, and is now making investments through its seventh fund.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Polaris Venture Website: Who We Are Archived 2008-12-18 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Polaris Partners Portfolio".

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