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    • J.D., magna cum laude, Boston College Law School, 2015
    • B.A., magna cum laude, Boston College, 2012
Whether it's closing an acquisition of a large business or providing legal counsel in a Series A funding round, Mark Cloutier strives to provide clients with legal guidance infused with pragmatic business insight. His practice focuses on advising start-up and emerging growth clients on early-stage business matters, commercial transactions, capital-raising and mergers and acquisitions, as well as representing venture funds in their portfolio investments. Mark also advises public and private companies on a wide range of general corporate matters, including formation, financing, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and strategic alliances and general corporate governance. 

Advised Own Up, a startup that uses data science and proprietary financial technology to improve the mortgage process for consumers, in an $8.5 million Series A funding round led by Link Ventures.

Represented Rammer.AI, an advanced contextual analysis platform for natural voice and text conversations to generate real-time actionable outcomes, knowledge, and insights from interactions, in a $1.8 million seed round led by Flying Fish Partners. 

Advised Pipefy, the developer of a process pipeline management platform for enterprises, in closing its $45 million series B. 

Represented weather network and analytics company Understory in a $7.45 million Series B Funding Round led by True Ventures. 

Represented cryptocurrency lending company BlockFi in its $18.3 million Series A led by Valar Ventures. 

Represented Nigerian motorcycle transit startup MAX.ng in its $7 million funding round.

Represented mobile-focused voting and citizen engagement platform Voatz in its $7 million Series A financing. 

Represented quantum computing company Zapata Computing in its $21 million Series A financing.

Represented machine learning startup Indico in its $4 million equity seed financing led by Osage Venture Partners.

Represented Dell EMC in the sale of EMC’s enterprise content division to Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX) (TSX: OTC) for $1.62 billion.

Represented Obsess, Inc. a leading experimental virtual reality retail platform that enables brands to create interactive, shoppable online virtual stores and showrooms in a $3.4 million Series Seed Financing. 

Represented Gorgias Inc. a leading e-commerce customer support platform, in a $25 million Series B SAFE financing round.