Bryce Youngren is a managing partner of the firm, bringing more than two decades of investing experience to the portfolio.  He joined Polaris in 2002 and now co-leads the firms’ technology investing team with a strong personal focus on expansion and later stage Internet, software, and technology-enabled businesses services companies at a national and international level. 

Bryce currently represents Polaris on the boards of Cardlytics, Liaison International, Strata Health, and Xpressdocs and has also served on the boards of Alimera Sciences (Nasdaq: ALIM), Cushcraft (sold to Laird Group), Digicert (sold to TA Associates), National Electronic Attachment (sold to Accel-KKR), and Research Now (sold to Court Square Capital Partners).

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.


B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.B.A., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

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