Noel Ruane is a Venture Partner with Polaris Partners and leads the firm’s European investment activities whilst based in Dublin, Ireland. In addition to his Polaris investments, Noel is an active leader in Dublin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and an advisor to multiple early stage companies and projects both in Europe and the US. He is a founding board member of the CoderDojo Foundation. Noel joined the Ashoka Support Network in March 2016.