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Gary Swart(428)

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General Partner at Polaris Partners

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Polaris Partners General Partner
$300K - $2.0M
$500K
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$4B
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
FloQast
Series DJul 2021$110M
Series BJun 2017$25M
Series AMar 2016$6.5M
$170M
Co-investors: George Bischof (Meritech Capital Partners), Sean Jacobsohn (Norwest Venture Partners), Patrick Mathieson (Toba Capital)
Preply
Series BMar 2021£25M
Series AMar 2020$10M
$16M
£25M
Co-investors: Przemek Gacek (Market One Capital), Rob Kniaz (Hoxton Ventures), Piotr Kulesza, Semyon Dukach
SpineZone
Series AFeb 2021$12M
$12M
Stensul
Series BNov 2020$16M
$23M
Co-investors: Jeff Clavier (Uncork Capital), Chris Fralic (First Round Capital), Matt Mazzeo (Coatue), Patrick Meenan (Arthur Ventures), Chris Sacca (Lowercarbon Capital), Alex Gurevich (Javelin Venture Partners), Yan-David Erlich (Coatue), Frederic Kerrest, Ryan Carlson, Avid Larizadeh
Cobalt
Series BAug 2020$29M
$43M
Co-investors: Alfred Lin (Sequoia Capital), Ravi Belani (Alchemist Accelerator), Tetsuro Miyatake (DG Incubation), Paul Willard (Subtraction Capital), Rick Kushel (FINTOP Capital), Scott Belsky, Pete Moore, Gerhard Eschelbeck
Swiftly
Venture RoundMay 2017$2.5M
$140M
Co-investors: John Rodkin (Samsung NEXT Ventures), Kwan Yoon (BlueRun Ventures), Fabio Lancellotti (Aster Capital), Keval Desai (InterWest), Ugo Catry (TotalEnergies Ventures), Adam Draper (Boost VC), Bobby Brannigan (NextGen Venture Partners), Amos Ben-Meir (Sand Hill Angels), Mehdi Maghsoodnia (Combustion Ventures), Vinny Lingham
Qstream
Series BDec 2016$15M
$15M
B12
Series AJul 2016$12M
$28M
Co-investors: Paul Sagan (General Catalyst), Lawrence Bohn (General Catalyst), Naval Ravikant (AngelList), Gautam Gupta (TCV), Jeff Arnold, Nitesh Banta, Peter Fishman
I am passionate about b2b saas companies focused on the future of work and healthcare technology
I typically do not do consumer deals
General Partner Polaris Partners2014 - Present
Advisor Advisor, Mentor, Coach2013 - Present
CEO oDesk (UPWK)2005 - 2014
CEO oDesk (now UpWork)2005 - 2014
VP Sales Intellibank2004 - 2005
VP Sales Intellibank, Inc.2004 - 2005
Business Unit Executive IBM2003 - 2004
Director SMB Sales Rational Software2001 - 2003
Director Corporate Sales Pure Atria1997 - 1998
Director Corporate Sales Pure Software1995 - 1997
University of Maryland BS Business