Bryce Youngren is a Partner in Polaris’ Boston office. He joined the firm in 2002 and focuses on later stage investments, particularly in fast-growing, profitable software and technology-enabled service companies.
Bryce currently represents Polaris on the boards of Baxter, Cardlytics, Cityworks, Dealer Spike, Liaison International, Strata Health, and TRG, and has also served on the boards of Alimera Sciences (Nasdaq:ALIM), Cushcraft (Sold to Laird Group), Digicert (sold to TA Associates), National Electronics Attachment (sold to Accel-KKR), Research Now (sold to Court Square Capital Partners), and Xpressdocs (sold to Reynolds and Reynolds). Liaison International was also recapitalized by Warburg Pincus following Polaris’ original investment.
Prior to joining Polaris, Bryce worked at Great Hill Partners, where he sourced and executed investments in SmartMail Services (acquired by Deutsche Post) and ManagedStorage International (acquired by Incentra Solutions) and served as a director on the boards of both companies.
Previously Bryce served as an Analyst for Willis Stein & Partners in Chicago and for Bear Stearns & Co.’s technology investment banking group in New York.
Bryce holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Outside of working with great entrepreneurs, he has a passion for skiing, traveling to faraway places, and getting outdoors with his wife and three daughters.