Sahil Zaman and Gordon Cassie, the partners behind Closing Folders. Shot for the Western Law Alumni magazine.
Strange things happen to anyone who spends 40 consecutive days working until 4 a.m. on legal transactions. For Sahil Zaman, fresh out of Western Law in 2012, a string of 40 stress-filled all-nighters fired up his entrepreneurial spirit. There has to be another way to do deals, he thought. Why not use technology to make this job easier?
He took his question to Gordon Cassie, a friend since their first-year small group at Western Law. Cassie, a self-described “hobbyist” computer programmer, recognized they could indeed tackle the issue with technology. The result is Closing Folders Inc., a now successful computer start-up that Zaman and Cassie launched in 2013.
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