Polaris Partners, a global, tech and healthcare venture capital firm, is to raise a $400m fund.
According to a regulatory form filed with the SEC, Polaris Partners VIII, L.P. has not raised any amount, yet. The doc lists David Barrett, Brian Chee, Amir Nashat, and Bryce Youngren as people related to the offering.
With offices in Boston, San Francisco, and Dublin, Polaris Partners invests in technology and healthcare companies across all stages of their life cycles.
In the field of tech, the firm focuses on SaaS applications, cloud infrastructure, data sciences, marketplaces, while in the field of healthcare, it backs biotechnology, medical devices & diagnostics, healthcare technology, healthcare services & products companies.
The portfolio includes over 90 companies including Automattic, Avitide, Bind Therapeutics, Boxever, Cerulean, Bitium, etc.