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Polar helps you get under the skin of your training. We put it down to a combination of expertise in sports, physiology and electronics, coupled with a deep understanding of customer needs. It’s no surprise then that we’ve been leading the way in technological innovations and heart rate monitors since 1977.
And we cater for all levels of fitness by offering a comprehensive product range, along with essential support and advice. Everything from improving an athlete’s sports performance to helping people enjoy a healthier lifestyle, and aiding rehabilitation and weight management.
This desire to be the best is made possible by ambitious and highly talented professionals who still believe as passionately in what we do today, as we did over 30 years ago. And our success is clear to see. Today, Polar employs 1200 people worldwide, has 26 subsidiaries globally and manages a distribution network supplying over 35,000 retail outlets in more than 80 countries. Now that’s what we call the power behind Polar.

TypePrivate
HQFI
Websitepolar.com
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)725(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Polar

Kunal Gupta

Kunal Gupta

CEO
Luke Wroblewski

Luke Wroblewski

CEO & Co-Founder
Michael Russo

Michael Russo

CTO
Lou Kerner

Lou Kerner

Investor
Jeff Cole

Jeff Cole

Co-Founder, CTO
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Polar Office Locations

Polar has offices in Bethpage and Steinhausen
Steinhausen, CH
Sumpfstrasse 13
Bethpage, NY, US
15 Grumman Rd W #1200
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Polar Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Polar total Funding

$9 m

Polar latest funding size

$6 m

Time since last funding

10 years ago

Polar investors

Polar's latest funding round in January 2012 was reported to be $6 m. In total, Polar has raised $9 m
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Polar Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

73/100

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Polar Online and Social Media Presence

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Polar Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    84/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    93/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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Polar News and Updates

LEAD PLAINTIFF DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses Exceeding $50,000 In PolarityTE, Inc. To Contact The Firm

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in PolarityTE, Inc. ("Polarity" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:COOL) of the August 27, 2018 deadline to seek the role of lead plaintiff in a federal securities class action...

Macau Capital Investments, Inc. Closes Acquisition of Polaris International Holdings, Inc. (PIHN)

HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via OTC PR WIRE -- Macau Capital Investments, Inc. (USOTC: MCIM) announces the acquisition of Polaris International Holdings, Inc. (USOTC: PIHN). The company is pleased to announce that it has acquired a control equity stake in Polaris International Holdi…

A Polar Bear Frolics on Sea Ice, and 13 Other Gorgeous Drone Photos

Florian Ledoux was named this year's Drone Photographer of the Year for his winning wildlife photo captured in Nunavut, Canada.

World's largest king penguin colony has shrunk by nearly 90 per cent

The world's biggest colony of king penguins has reduced by a staggering 88 per cent over the past 35 years, according to scientists who said that the reason for collapse remains a mystery. Known since the 1960s, the colony of king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) on Ile aux Cochons, an island in t…

Polar bear shot dead in Arctic after injuring cruise ship worker, sparking criticism

A cruise-ship line is under fire after an employee shot dead a polar bear on an Arctic archipelago between Norway and the North Pole, USA Today reports.
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Polar Blogs

5 Hip Mobility Exercises

Working on your hip mobility is a surefire way to improve performance and safeguard you against injury. Get started with these easy hip mobility exercises. The post 5 Hip Mobility Exercises appeared first on Polar Blog.

Low-Key Trail Running Training WIth Ultrarunner David Kilgore

Here's ultrarunner David Kilgore's "secret sauce" to trail running training. His approach is all about enjoying the process. The post Low-Key Trail Running Training WIth Ultrarunner David Kilgore appeared first on Polar Blog.

What Is Mindful Running — And Why You Should Give It A Try

Is mindful running all about taking it easy or can it help you run faster? Here's what mindful running is with some tried and tested benefits. The post What Is Mindful Running — And Why You Should Give It A Try appeared first on Polar Blog.

3 Outdoor Sports For Cross-Training

Three popular outdoor sports — hiking, trail running and mountain biking — unpacked with the benefits, problems and how they complement each other. The post 3 Outdoor Sports For Cross-Training appeared first on Polar Blog | Sweat With Data.

Functional Training Isn’t What You Think – The What, Why And How Explained

Functional training is not standing on a bosu ball performing squats, but what is it, what are the benefits and how to do it? Read on to find out. The post Functional Training Isn’t What You Think – The What, Why And How Explained appeared first on Polar Blog.

Hybrid Workouts For Runners – Running And Strength Training Combined

Here's how hybrid workouts can benefit running and prevent injury. The post Hybrid Workouts For Runners – Running And Strength Training Combined appeared first on Polar Blog.
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Polar Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Polar key executives?

    Polar's key executives are Kunal Gupta, Luke Wroblewski and Michael Russo.

  • How many employees does Polar have?

    Polar has 725 employees.

  • Who are Polar competitors?

    Competitors of Polar include MyFitnessPal, Motiv and UpRight.

  • Where are Polar offices?

    Polar has offices in Bethpage and Steinhausen.

  • How many offices does Polar have?

    Polar has 5 offices.