Scrip is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Polaris Partners: The 2013 A-List Investor Spotlight

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Polaris’ focus on people and platforms was never more evident than in 2013, when it leveraged its relationship with one entrepreneur in particular to great effect.

You may also be interested in...



Avitide Rolls Out Series A to Launch Biologics Purification Co.

Avitide Inc. raised an undisclosed Series A financing from a strong and familiar syndicate to provide custom affinity purification solutions to biologics manufacturers.

deCODE Re-Emerges: Can a Genomics Platform Model Work in Diagnostics?

deCODE Genetics has emerged from bankruptcy with a streamlined, diagnostics-oriented business model. In the near term, the privately held firm expects to offer its genomics discovery capabilities on a service basis, echoing the original genomics platform specialists of the late 1990s, including deCODE itself, which did largely unsuccessful technology deals focused on using genetic insight to generate therapies. The difference? It is now using genetic information to assess disease risk and better manage patient health, a strategy it thinks will succeed as the field of personalized medicine diagnostics continues to gain traction.

Embracing Early-Stage Platform Opportunities at Polaris Ventures

In an interview with START-UP, Polaris Ventures managing partner Terry McGuire discusses recent investment opportunities and his firm's approach to platform technologies in the life sciences. Topics covered include: diagnostics, community diseases, next-generation biologics, and fund diversification.

Topics

Related Companies

Related Deals

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

ID034708

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel