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Community Newsletter Ed. №9

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Introducing our CMO, Joyce Solano

Newsflash. I’ve joined Ironclad to lead their marketing efforts. It’s not every day that I meet a young company so crisp and clear about their singular mission — to power the world’s contracts....

Talking Community at SaaStr

From left: Mallun Yen (SaaStr co-founder), Jason Boehmig (Ironclad CEO), and Jess Lee (Ironclad Board member & Sequoia partner)...

Leveraging Contract Data: The Two Types of Data Every Legal Team Needs to Track Today, and How

On Tuesday morning, we partnered with IACCM to host a webinar on how to get the most out of contract metadata and process data. During the webinar, we defined both types of data and gave specific use case examples for both. ...

Take 5 with Stacey Wang, Product Marketing

Interested in life at Ironclad? Get to know our Cladiators through our weekly employee spotlight, Take 5. Tell us about yourself. I tell people I'm from Ohio but I'm really a vagrant. I've lived in eight states and my favorite is California. I studied at Duke and Harvard Law and thought I wanted to be a litigator, but left the lawyer track for Palantir when I realized I wanted to do more creative, generative work. I was the first marketing hire at Ironclad and have helped build the team and craft the Ironclad narrative. I view my career as really an exploration of all the ways I can challenge myself to grow, whether that's learning a new skill or way to work with people....

Announcing Ironclad's Series B, led by Sequoia

With my co-founder and CTO Cai GoGwilt (PC Carlos Ricardo Munoz) In 2017, we announced our A-round funding, led by Accel. A lot has happened since then. We’ve quadrupled our team, customers, and revenue; we built out our executive leadership; we released Blueprint, the first workflow builder on the market that lets legal teams create and enforce contract policies. Most recently, we finalized our Series B funding for $23 million, led by Sequoia Capital, and welcomed Jess Lee, Sequoia partner and former CEO of Polyvore, to our board....

Take 5 with Ben Newcomer, Software Engineer

Interested in life at Ironclad? Get to know our Cladiators through our weekly employee spotlight, Take 5. Tell us about yourself. I earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a minor in Chemistry at Georgia Tech. I worked in software engineering at Cisco for a year and then as a line cook at acclaimed Hawker Fare for seven months....

5 Ways I Use Process Metrics as the GC of Ironclad

As General Counsel at Ironclad and previously GoFundMe, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how to best leverage my team, often through software. There’s an emerging narrative that the goal of software is to relegate lawyers to the sidelines, or that the relationship between lawyers and software is zero-sum: the more that software can do, the less important lawyers become....

Low-hanging fruit: Three easy Wins for Legal Operations professionals

Just getting your Legal Ops team off the ground? We have good news. Many early legal ops improvements are well-documented and easy to implement. We’ve pulled together three high-value projects to get you started. As you build up or reboot your operations these projects give you an opportunity to learn the ropes and quantify ROI early on. Think of them as low-risk, low-cost ways to build out your legal operations infrastructure....

Achieving Business Impact With Data: How Process Metrics Can Improve Your Legal Team's Operations

In previous posts, we explained why data is critical to your legal operations strategy and how metrics can prove your team’s value. The main theme of those two posts? Metrics put you in the driver’s seat. They help orient your team in the right direction and take the guesswork out of long-term planning....