Our Team

Bryce Youngren

Managing Partner

Bryce is a managing partner of the Polaris Growth Fund based in our Boston office. He joined the firm in 2002 and focuses on investments in profitable software and technology-enabled services businesses.

Bryce currently serves on the boards of AmplifireARInsightsATCBaxter Planning, and Strata Health, and has also served on the boards of Blue RabbitCardlytics (CDLX), Cityworks (Trimble), Cushcraft (Laird Group), Dealer Spike (True Wind Capital / TA Associates), Digicert (TA Associates), Liaison International (Warburg Pincus / Meritage) National Electronic Attachment (Accel-KKR), Research Now (Court Square Capital Partners), TRG (Pamlico Capital) and Xpressdocs (Reynolds and Reynolds).

Prior to joining PGF, Bryce worked at Great Hill Partners, where he sourced and executed investments in SmartMail Services (Deutsche Post) and ManagedStorage International (Incentra Solutions) and served as a director on the boards of both companies.

Previously, Bryce worked for Willis Stein & Partners in Chicago, Bear Stearns & Co.’s technology investment banking group in New York, and George K. Baum & Company in Kansas City.

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, travel, and getting outdoors with his wife and three daughters.