Polaris Partners is a venture capital and startup studio firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1996 by Jon Flint, Terry McGuire, and Steve Arnold. Since its launch, it has been invested in numerous successful companies in industries such as healthcare, technology, and consumer goods.
Some notable companies that Polaris Partners has invested in include Carbon Black, a cybersecurity company acquired by VMware in 2019 for $2.1 billion. EverQuote, an online auto insurance marketplace, and Artic Wolf Networks, a cybersecurity company focused on serving small and mid-sized businesses.
Polaris Partners aims to support entrepreneurs who are building innovative and impactful businesses and provides them with a range of resources, including seed funding, mentorship, and operational support, to help them grow and succeed.