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Jeremy Allaire


Mr. Jeremy Allaire is a Co-Founder and Chairman of Circle, where he serves as Chief Executive Officer. He served as Chief Technology Officer at Macromedia. He is also a Co-Founder of Allaire. He brings two decades of experience building and leading global Internet software platform and online service companies, including Allaire Corporation, where as co-founder and CTO he led the company's product and GTM strategy. The company was a pioneer in the use of the Web as a platform for commerce and business applications and grew to serve over a 1M customers around the world and as a profitable $120M revenue NASDAQ public company, until the company was sold to Macromedia in late 2000. At Macromedia, he became the company's Chief Technology Officer and co-led products and strategy focused on re-inventing the experiences and rich, transactional applications that were possible on the Web with the Flash Platform, which became the most widely adopted piece of software in the history of computing. After leaving Macromedia in 2003, he embarked on building Brightcove, a new online service aimed at disrupting the traditional television and video distribution industry by founding the company. Brightcove grew rapidly adding thousands of major enterprise customers around the world and today powers video operations on nearly 25% of the top 10,000 websites in the world, reaching ~250M unique viewers each month and operating as a cash-generating $100M plus revenue company. He brought Brightcove public on NASDAQ in February of 2012 and after promoting his President and COO to the CEO role, became Chairman in January of 2013. For the past 10 years, he has also been a Director at Ping Identity Corporation, a high-growth, industry leading software and online service provider for securing identity on the Internet, whose clients include many of the largest financial institutions in the world. He has a BA in Political Science and Economics from Macalester College.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Jeremy Allaire Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
CloudBees 27-Jan-2015 Later Stage VC 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
0000000 01-Dec-2007 0000 00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000
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Jeremy Allaire Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 20-Aug-2008 000000000000000000 00.00 Completed
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Jeremy Allaire Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Jeremy Allaire Angel Investor 0 0 Dublin, Ireland