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Major Boost for Innovation Fund from US Firm Polaris

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The Innovation Fund Ireland received a significant boost with the announcement by Taoiseach Brian Cowen that major US venture capital firm Polaris is to open an office in Ireland.

Polaris Venture Partners is described as “a partnership of experienced investors, operating executives and entrepreneurs”. With a range of offices across the United States, the company’s mission is to “identify, invest in and partner with seed, early stage and middle-market businesses with exceptional promise and help them grow into market-leading companies”.

Read the full article at Merrion Street