32 Mass. companies made the new Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list
LinkSquares is ranked the 100th fastest-growing company in North America on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 — earning a top position for the second year in a row. Boston Business Journal spotlights the 32 Massachusetts companies that made the 2022 list.
Legal Tech Advertising Lights Up Vegas
Above the Law highlights LinkSquares’ out-of-home advertising campaigns lighting up Las Vegas at the Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting (including a 30-story LinkSquares ad across an entire side of the Resorts World Hotel and Casino).
Klearly REVolution Podcast: A Winning Mindset for Revenue Teams
LinkSquares Chief Revenue Officer Steve Travaglini shares his winning mindset philosophy, and discusses why shared goals across sales, marketing, and customer success are critical.
The Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2022
LinkSquares’ leadership team members, Chief Marketing Officer Juliette Kopecky and Vice President of Customer Success Jessica Bicknell are among The Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2022, recognized by The Software Report.
60-second read: How to leverage outside counsel as a one-person legal department
Setting cost expectations, being demanding and checking standards are essential to getting your money’s worth from outside counsel, according to LinkSquares CLO Tim Parilla.
A Digital Revolution for Legal Teams
Vishal Sunak, co-founder and CEO of LinkSquares, discusses how the company has achieved significant revenue growth and earned a second appearance on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies — and shares his mission to become a Boston-area pillar.
In-house interview: How to engage with the board and CEO at a small company
Tim Parilla, Chief Legal Officer at LinkSquares, shares tips on how GCs at small companies can build relationships, utilize outside counsel and make a case for expanding the legal team where budgets can be tight.
Power Partner Awards 2022
LinkSquares is a 2022 Inc. Power Partner Award winner. Inc.’s inaugural B2B list recognizes organizations with a proven track record of supporting entrepreneurs and helping startups grow. Companies were evaluated on commitment, reliability, trust, creativity, supportiveness and other virtues that offer value to clients.
Selling the Dream: A Guide for CLOs and GCs to Optimize the Legal Function
LinkSquares CLO Tim Parilla introduces his Selling the Dream series in Legaltech News, intended to help GCs, CLOs and other aspiring in-house legal professionals drive organizational growth and enterprise value, and embrace the opportunity to become best-in-class business leaders.
Don’t Make This Common SaaS Founder Mistake with Vishal Sunak of LinkSquares
Vishal Sunak, co-founder and CEO of LinkSquares, shares every step of the journey behind building LinkSquares — which includes the problem he wanted to solve, what makes the product unique, how his team designed it, and their approach in terms of sales and marketing.
Vishal Sunak, Founder & CEO, LinkSquares ROI Podcast Episode 234
LinkSquares co-founder and CEO Vishal Sunak discusses his career path, and walks through his journey establishing and scaling the company, product, and culture.
Technical solutions attorney helps company tie legal tech to in-house needs
LinkSquares’ Sam Nickerson discusses her technical solutions attorney role at LinkSquares, and highlights how LinkSquares has given her unique insight into how in-house legal teams are structured and what their pain points are.
#199: Steve Travaglini of LinkSquares — I Don’t Care About Being Right, I Only Care About Finding What Works.
Steve Travaglini, Chief Revenue Officer for LinkSquares, discusses how he has created an environment where every member of the sales team is part of finding creative ways to grow, adapt, and succeed. He shares how this deliberate approach to constant progression, career planning, and intentional improvement creates fulfillment and legacy for any sales leader.
Xerox Announces Strategic Partnership with LinkSquares to Deliver Contract Lifecycle Management Capabilities to Customers
Xerox announced a new strategic partnership with LinkSquares to deliver contract lifecycle management capabilities to its customers in the U.S. as part of the company’s Capture & Content Services offerings. The partnership follows Xerox Ventures’ second investment in LinkSquares earlier this year.
Xerox Eyes Legal Industry With LinkSquares Partnership
Chris Combs, senior vice president of business development and co-founder of LinkSquares, discusses strategic reseller partnership with Xerox. The new partnership allows Xerox to offer LinkSquares’ contract lifecycle management capabilities to its U.S. customers.
As Legal Points to CLM Tools’ Shortcomings, Could They Face Their Reckoning?
LinkSquares CLO Tim Parilla highlights how technology can act as an impetus to change legal processes for the better.
The VentureFizz Podcast: Vishal Sunak - CEO & Founder of LinkSquares
LinkSquares co-founder and CEO Vishal Sunak takes a deep dive into how he’s been able to raise capital each year while balancing his responsibilities as a CEO with hundreds of other tasks that need to be tackled.
5 Skills I Didn't Realize I Needed to be a CEO
There’s no map to guide you to becoming a startup founder. LinkSquares’ Vishal Sunak outlines five essential skills he didn’t realize he would need to be a successful CEO.
How to Turn Your Company's Latest Achievement Into Even Greater Success
Accomplishing a business milestone doesn’t mean it’s time to take your foot off the gas. LinkSquares co-founder and CEO Vishal Sunak shares what it takes to parlay current success into future wins.
How an accountant built out DraftKings’ compliance function
Former CCO of sports betting company DraftKings and current LinkSquares board member Tim Dent discusses his professional background and what brought him to LinkSquares.
How Some GCs Are Using Their Clout to Set Culture Companywide
LinkSquares CLO Tim Parilla highlights how setting a positive culture involves discouraging overworking, and makes the case for mandated time off.
LinkSquares made The Boston Globe’s Unicorn Tracker, listing startups headquartered in Massachusetts valued at $500MM and up.
How CLMs Can Be Used To Negotiate Flat Fee Arrangements
LinkSquares CLO Tim Parilla highlights how contract management platforms can be used to negotiate alternative fee arrangements with outside law firms.
Boston Business Journal announces 40 Under 40 honorees for 2022
LinkSquares co-founder and CEO Vishal Sunak was named to Boston Business Journal’s 2022 40 Under 40 list, honoring the area’s young professionals who are achieving the most in their careers and giving the most to the community.
Boston startup embraces professional mindset coach
LinkSquares CRO Steve Travaglini discusses how the company invested in boosting employee resilience and morale through a unique benefit: hiring its first professional mindset coach.
From Survival Mode to Optimization - Vishal Sunak, LinkSquares
LinkSquares co-founder and CEO Vishal Sunak covers how to navigate out of survival mode and into a whole new world of optimization.
Reinventing Contract Management Software
LinkSquares co-founder and CEO Vishal Sunak discusses how LinkSquares distinguishes its approach in the contract software market, how the company is deploying its $100M Series C round of funding, and the ways that it attracts and retains top talent in today’s climate.
GCs Struggling to Capitalize on Data Deluge
LinkSquares CLO Tim Parilla outlines how legal departments can gain a strong understanding of legal risks and potential data-analysis opportunities across their organization.
Legal Tech Roundup: Echo.Legal, LinkSquares
Law360 spotlights LinkSquares welcoming former DraftKings CCO Tim Dent to its board of directors.
LinkSquares Named to Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups for 2022
SalesTech Star highlighted LinkSquares being named to Forbes’ Next Billion-Dollar Startups list for 2022, as well as the company’s new board appointment.
Fastest growing companies in Boston, MA
BOStoday highlighted LinkSquares’ ranking on the 2022 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies. LinkSquares ranked #10 in Massachusetts and #379 overall, as well as #19 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Regionals.
Here are the top 20 Mass. companies that made this year's Inc. 5000 list
LinkSquares was recognized by Boston Business Journal for ranking #10 in Massachusetts and #379 overall for the 2022 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies.
LinkSquares No. 379 Ranking on the Inc. 5000 List
LinkSquares ranked #10 in Massachusetts and #379 overall for the 2022 Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies, earning a top spot for the second year in a row, as well as #19 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Regionals.
Four Steps to Building a Data Privacy Program
Companies must develop programs to bulk up security and controls related to maintaining the privacy of customer information, and in-house legal teams must prioritize addressing the challenges that the inconsistent regular landscape creates.
Operating Your Legal Team as an Internal Service Business
You might not have your own P&L, but acting as if you do positions in-house attorneys as a go-to resource for the organization, Ari Buchler of ZMC says.
Operating in an Economic Downturn
Running a business, large or small, is challenging at the best of times. Here’s a roadmap to navigating a startup through bearish conditions.
How to Operationalize a Data Privacy Program
LinkSquares’ legal chief said in-house teams should work closely with colleagues to implement and test data security measures.
How This Tech Upstart Is Drafting Its Legal Ops Roadmap
As corporate legal teams grapple with new challenges, a growing startup is turning to technology for data insights in order to make up for its lack of legal talent.
How to Use Your GC as Customer Zero
For a legal tech company developing AI and other software solutions, it’s helpful to have your test subject in the form of your in-house legal team.
Humility, Team-Focus Key to In-House Attorney Hires, CLO Says
Especially for early-stage, fast-growth companies, there’s little room for me-first people, no matter how good they are at law, according to Tim Parilla of LinkSquares.
LinkSquares Invests in Employees’ Time Off
It’s not the working hours as much as the time away that makes working at LinkSquares so great.
The Startup's High-Growth Playbook: $0 to $10M ARR in Two Years
A series of questions guided our growth, and formed the basis of our success.
LinkSquares Launches New API to Eliminate Contract Data Silos Across the Business
With LinkSquares API, teams can seamlessly integrate crucial contract data across systems of their choice and the LinkSquares platform.
Running a Successful Board Meeting
Learn tips for fostering a genuine relationship with your board from LinkSquares CEO, Vishal Sunak.
Contracts Made Smarter
The world runs on contracts. They’re the basis of uncountable deals and collaborations that allow businesses to thrive and grow. LinkSquares is making it faster—and easier—to deal with legal documents.
The Emerging Unicorn Board: Meet 300 Companies That Could Be The Next Billion-Dollar Startups
LinkSquares is on The Crunchbase Emerging Unicorn Board, a curated list of startups on the path to achieving billion-dollar valuations, also known as unicorn status.
LinkSquares Launches Native E-signature Solution for Comprehensive Contract Management
LinkSquares, the company behind the AI-powered contract management platform of choice, announced LinkSquares Sign, the first e-signature tool designed specifically for legal departments.
10 Essential Things to Do When Starting Your First Business
Successful founders, including LinkSquares’ Vishal Sunak, weigh in on the issues you need to think about when you’re getting ready to launch.
LinkSquares benefits from the legal tech boom with a fresh $100M
TechCrunch’s Kyle Wiggers breaks the news that LinkSquares has raised $100 million in a series c funding round led by G Squared with participation from new investor G2 Venture Partners and existing backers.
How to Recruit & Retain Top Sales Talent
LinkSquares CRO Steve Travaglini explains why you need to focus on your current employees, not the ones you are trying to recruit.
Ask A Mentor: How Do I Build Rapport In New In-House Role?
Experts answer questions on career and workplace conundrums in this Law360 Pulse guest column series. Tim Parilla talks about building rapport in a new in-house role.
'You're Able to Find Some Amazing Candidates': Why GCs Say Talent War Is Winnable
In-house leaders must be willing to provide top-tier benefits and opportunities for career growth in order to land the best candidates.
Why Generous Parental Leave Gives You a Competitive Edge
It’s a job-seeker’s market right now, and it’s up to us to innovate and make our companies attractive places to work. Invest in this benefit and you’ll see the rewards in your team.
The Legal Impact of Libor on Contracts and Business
These 40 Mass. companies made the new Deloitte Fast 500 list
The Boston Business Journal highlights LinkSquares as the 5th fastest-growing company in New England (90th in North America) by the 2021 Deloitte Fast 500
How to Raise Capital for Your Business
LinkSquares’ CEO wants you to find the right people who will invest in your company’s future. Study these tips to find them.
In-House Counsel Needs to Be Comfortable Taking Risks—Here’s How
A good general counsel (GC) relays their unique perspective to help resolve business issues and propel a company forward. In working toward this goal, however, many lawyers run into the same roadblock—themselves.
Bringing it in-house: What to look for when hiring a general counsel
A recent Corporate Counsel article highlighted a growing trend: More senior legal leaders are migrating to startups to take on general counsel roles.
Study These Tips to Help You Budget Time and Scale Your Biz
Not every new CEO knows where or how to spend their time. LinkSquares’ CEO wants to share his secrets for success so you can grow your business too.
Tim Parilla Has Business on His Mind
“You need to make your decision right out of the gate,” Tim Parilla says. “Are you a businessperson with a legal background or are you a lawyer who’s trying to play business games?”
LinkSquares nabs $40M to expand its AI-powered contract platform
VentureBeat’s Kyle Wiggers breaks the news that LinkSquares has raised $40 million in a series B funding round led by Sorenson Capital.
How to make sure your legal team is M&A ready
When it comes to acquiring or merging a business with another, it’s imperative that decision-makers know why they’re pursuing a deal and its potential impact on the company, good and bad.
Ernst & Young Names Vishal Sunak of LinkSquares an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 New England Award Finalist
Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they build and sustain successful businesses that transform our world.
Legal Tech is Booming. It’s More Important Than Ever to Evaluate Time-to-Value
Based on his experiences as both a buying decision maker and as a counselor, former DraftKings GC Tim Parilla identifies several common characteristics to look for in legal tech deployments, as well as what to steer-clear of.
LinkSquares raises $14.5 million to expedite contract management with AI
VentureBeat’s Kyle Wiggers breaks the news of LinkSquares’ new funding led by Jump Capital to advance technology for AI-driven contract management tools. VentureBeat also reports on LinkSquares’ Smart Values expansion to help organizations extract data, trends and patterns using pretrained algorithms.
LinkSquares Expands Further Into CLM With First Pre-Signature Contract Tool
The launch of Finalize is the first addition to LinkSquares’ contract lifecycle management suite and looks to enable in-house legal, sales, HR and other corporate departments to create contracts via templates.
How In-House Legal Teams Can Support M&A From Start to Finish
Former DraftKings general counsel Tim Parilla shares advice on how in-house legal teams can support their companies’ merger and acquisition transactions. Now CLO at contract analytics company LinkSquares, he says in-house lawyers must integrate into business operations and use technology effectively.
New LinkSquares Features Include Help Honing In On GDPR, HIPAA and Other Key Issues
LinkSquares, a contract lifecycle management and analysis company, is unveiling several new features today, including Strategic Values, which are sets of expert-selected terms to help its AI-powered Linksquares Analyze product uncover and extract topics in contracts related to key issues such as GDPR, HIPAA, mergers and acquisitions, and more.
The Go-To GC for Startups: Ex-DraftKings General Counsel Jumps to LinkSquares
As the first general counsel for DraftKings Inc., Tim Parilla was instrumental in the digital sports entertainment and gaming company’s growth from a startup with a few employees to a publicly traded firm.
Rid Your Company of the Words 'Stuck in Legal'
Bottomline Technologies general counsel Danielle Sheer provides three repeatable moves to enhance the reputation of the contracts team in organizations.
Wake Up Call: As Virus Spreads, U.S. Law Firms Launch ‘Crisis Mode’
Bloomberg Law covers the LinkSquares Series A funding to support in-house legal teams and discusses how law firms restrict travel and prepare contingency plans to prepare against coronavirus.
10 CEOs and founders on how they combat loneliness
It can be lonely at the top, and Fast Company reports that plenty of CEOs would agree. LinkSquares CEO Vishal Sunak encourages other leaders to roll up their sleeves and get involved in work that helps them stay connected with the team to avoid feelings of isolation.
LinkSquares Launches New Partner Program To Expand AI Contract Management Platform
LinkSquares, provider of the most comprehensive AI-powered contract management and analysis tool, launched the LinkSquares Partner Program. Organizations from law firms to management consultants and other partner members will gain special access to the LinkSquares contract management platform with custom AI capabilities and opportunities to manage high volumes of contracts in new applications.
Legal and Compliance Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic
LinkSquares CEO Vishal Sunak provides tips for legal teams to minimize risk exposure during the pandemic, including checking force majeure wording in contracts, termination clauses, compliance, as well as how artificial intelligence can ease the preparation efforts.
When Should You Buy More Sales Tools for your Team?
BuiltIn interviews Tamr’s Kelsey Coles on the sales team’s stack of tools, processes and technology. LinkSquares features as Tamr’s go-to tool for contract analytics.
Episode 2: Working remote during the COVID-19 pandemic
PJC interviews LinkSquares CEO Vishal Sunak on how he’s managing remote work and future changes to adapt to the coronavirus outbreak. He joins BlockFi Founder and CEO Zac Prince to discuss ways to keep company culture alive and strategies for recent financing.
From Business Building to Culture Building with Vishal Sunak
LinkSquares CEO Vishal Sunak joins The Journey podcast to inspire other business leaders to forge their own path. He discusses his entrepreneurial path to start LinkSquares and how he hires and grows his team for a positive culture.
VC Funding Update: 48 Startups Raise Over $1 Billion in February
BostInno’s Srividya Kalyanaraman showcases LinkSquares’ $14.5 million in Series A funding, led by Jump Capital, among the Boston companies that raised more than $1 billion during the month.
Form D Friday: AI, drug and fintech companies snag of $140M
The Boston Business Journal highlights LinkSquares’ Series A funding news alongside NextDroid, Flywire and other Boston company filings.
Contract Analytics Platform LinkSquares Secures $14.5M Investment, Eyes Tech Expansion
Law.com Reporter Victoria Hudgins interviews LinkSquares CEO Vishal Sunak about the company’s Series A funding round and discusses its future tech expansion to support legal teams across the contract lifecycle.
The great CEO exodus of 2020
Fortune reports LinkSquares’ funding and growth in its daily Term Sheet, as well as a recap of 2020 CEO departures, including Disney CEO Bob Iger.