Sam Mar is a Senior Associate with Polus Capital and has a global background in technology consulting, financial services, and product innovation. At Polus, Sam is responsible for deal origination, investment analysis, and business development.
Sam began his career with IBM Global Business Services where he implemented enterprise software solutions for Fortune 500 clients. In Denmark and Switzerland, Sam held various positions in private banking and wealth management where he gained experience in portfolio management and investment analysis. He continued his financial services career working in private equity for Kenmont Capital and leading a clean-tech incubator at the University of Houston. As an entrepreneur himself, Sam founded Cofolio, a financial technology platform enabling small businesses to connect and engage with local investors. Most recently, Sam led a product development team for a global media company launching a new mobile application for the consumer and small business market.
Sam graduated with a degree in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin and received his MBA from IE Business School in Madrid. He is an active volunteer with Child Advocates and enjoys traveling and learning about wine.