Our Philosophy for Success

We invest in what we know and what we believe.  We know that there are talented people with disruptive ideas in markets and geographies where we spend our time.  We believe that emerging companies require the support of a community of like-minded individuals and institutions to create the next generation of technologies.

Jesse Devitte

Jesse Devitte

Managing Director and Co-founder

Jesse leverages his hands-on operating experience and industry contacts to lead our efforts in the Built Environment.

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Phil Ferneau

Phil Ferneau

Managing Director and Co-founder

Phil draws on his experience in commercializing translational research to help entrepreneurs build life science and digital health companies.

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Matt Rightmire

Matt Rightmire

Managing Director

Matt combines the insights gained from a decade building Internet companies in Silicon Valley with more than ten years serving as an investor in emerging technology companies in and around New Hampshire.

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Emily Snyder

Emily Snyder

Senior Associate

Emily supports deal flow and provides oversight to various companies in the firm’s healthcare portfolio, having spent her early career in healthcare venture capital for a Boston firm.

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Adam Crego

Adam Crego

Fellow

Adam focuses on diligence and portfolio support in life sciences, having research experience in Psychology and Neurology.

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Katharine von Herrmann

Katharine von Herrmann

Fellow

Katharine focuses on diligence and portfolio support in life sciences, having research experience in molecular biology and managed partnership projects for a disease focused foundation.

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Dave Whitehead

Dave Whitehead

Fellow

Dave focuses on deal sourcing and diligence in the digital health space, having consulted companies in the early stages.

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Team Borealis

Contact Us

We’re always interested in engaging with inventors, creators, and entrepreneurs to help develop ideas and realize visions.

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