|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BA||1992|
|The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, MBA||1999|
Bryce Youngren is a general partner in our Boston office. He focuses primarily on growth equity investments in the technology, healthcare, media, and business services industries.
Experience: Prior to joining Polaris, Bryce was a senior associate 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.â€™s technology investment banking group in New York. Bryce was part of the investment teams responsible for Polarisâ€™ investments in Alimera Sciences, Art.com, AWS Convergence Technologies (Weatherbug), Cushcraft, e-Rewards, Free & Clear, TechTarget, and Xpressdocs.
Boards: Bryce is Chairman of the board of directors of Xpressdocs and also serves as a director on the boards of Alimera Sciences and e-Rewards. He was formerly Chairman of the Board of Cushcraft Corporation prior to their sale to Laird Group in March 2007.
Education: 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.