Founded in 1996, Polaris Venture Partners is a venture capital firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm prefers to invest in seed, early, later and expansion stage companies operating in the technology and healthcare sectors.
Polaris Partners has a 20+ year history of partnering with repeat entrepreneurs and innovators who are working to improve the way we live and work. The multi-billion-dollar firm invests in healthcare and technology companies across all stages, from founding to profitable growth. Polaris has offices in Boston and San Francisco.
A company developing antibody-based biological medicines for kidney diseases and other chronic diseases. Visterra was acquired by Otsuka Pharmaceutical in 2018.
Designs and manufactures nanotechnology materials to improve display color performance and batteries
A healthcare company helping patients management their health and their involvement in the healthcare system.
A biopharmaceutical company that develops nanotherapeutic treatments for ocular diseases and other eye related conditions
A company developing therapies for the treatment of cancer and immune disorders
A biopharmaceutical company developing T cell vaccines and immunotherapies
A biopharmaceutical company developing neurobehavioural therapeutic treatments using artificial intelligence and clinical neuroscience.
Ajax is an investment company focused on investing and working with companies in the medical technology field.
Editas Medicine is a genome editing company founded in 2013 that is using CRISPR technology to treat patients with genetically defined diseases.
Lob is a company developing and building APIs for automating mail and customer communications with print media. It participated in the S13 cohort of Y Combinator.
1366 Technologies is a Bedford, Massachusetts-based manufacturing company.
Kallyope is a New York City, New York based biotechnology company founded in 2015 developing therapeutics to improve human health by better understanding the gut-brain relationship.
ShoeDazzle is a El Segundo, California-based company founded by Kim Kardashian.
Twistlock is a San Francisco and Herzliya-based cybersecurity company for enterprises.
Freenome is a San Francisco-based cancer screening company.
Phreesia is a healthcare software company offering services including appointment scheduling, clinical support, patient activation and surveys, analytics and reports, and patient registration.
Sosh is a San Francisco-based social media company founded by Vivek Patel, Rishi Mandal and Rod Begbie.
docTrackr is a company founded by Uli Mittermaier, Clement Cazalot and Alex Negrea.
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