The Series A deal that launched a near unicorn: Meet Accel’s Steve Loughlin and Ironclad’s Jason Boehmig

The Series A deal that launched a near unicorn: Meet Accel’s Steve Loughlin and Ironclad’s Jason Boehmig

The solely individuals who really perceive a relationship are those who’re in it. Luckily for us, we’re going to have a candid dialog with each events within the relationship between Ironclad CEO and cofounder Jason Boehmig and his investor and board member Accel associate Steve Loughlin.

Loughlin led Ironclad’s Series A deal again in 2017, making it one in every of his first Series A offers after returning to Accel.

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We’ll speak to the duo about how they met, what made them ‘select’ one another, and the way they’ve operated as a duo since. How they constructed belief, keep honesty, and speak technique are additionally on the desk as a part of the dialogue.

Loughlin was an entrepreneur earlier than he was an investor, founding RelateIQ (an Accel-backed firm) in 2011. The firm was acquired by Salesforce in 2014 for $390 million and later turned Salesforce IQ. Loughlin then “got here again dwelling” to Accel in 2016, and has led investments in corporations like Airkit,, Clockwise, Ironclad, Monte Carlo, Nines, Productiv,, and Vivun.

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Not totally unsurprising for a person who has dominated the authorized tech sphere, Jason Boehmig is a California barred lawyer who practiced legislation at Fenwick & West and was additionally an adjunct professor of legislation at Notre Dame Law School. Ironclad launched in 2014 and at this time the corporate has raised greater than $180 million and, in accordance with studies, is valued slightly below $1 billion.

Not solely will we peel again the curtain on how this investor/founder relationship works, however we’ll additionally hear from these two tech leaders on their ideas round larger enterprise tendencies within the ecosystem.

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Loughlin and Boehmig be part of a stellar forged of audio system on Extra Crunch Live, together with Lightspeed’s Gaurav Gupta and Grafana’s Raj Dutt, in addition to Felicis’ Aydin Senkut and Guideline’s Kevin Busque. Extra Crunch members can catch each episode of Extra Crunch Live on demand proper right here.

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