Polaris Ventures is a Swiss nonprofit that works on improving the quality of life of future generations.
Polaris Ventures was founded in 2019 under the name Center for Emerging Risk Research (CERR). It adopted its current name in July 2022.
Polaris Ventures makes grants in fields such as artificial intelligence, decision theory, game theory, cause prioritization, population ethics and peace and conflict studies. As of July 2022, its assets are around $200 million.
In early May 2021, Polaris Ventures committed $15 million to support the Cooperative AI Foundation. In September 2021, it committed $3 million to Carnegie Mellon University to help establish the Foundations of Cooperative AI Lab led by Vincent Conitzer....