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Candace Sjogren

Founder

As the cofounder of Boston Breakthrough Academy and Managing Partner at CXO Solutions, Candace has served as Chief Strategy Officer at PlanetTogether, a leader in supply chain planning, scheduling, optimization and analytics, Dealstruck, an online lending platform that provides loans and lines of credit to small business borrowers, LoanHero, an online marketplace lender for consumer loans at the merchant point of sale, and The Health Addiction, a cutting-edge addiction recovery clinic utilizing NAD to reduce cravings for drugs and alcohol. Prior to CXO, Candace was the founder and CEO of two fin-tech companies: Bad Girl Ventures and SoMoLend, where she raised several million dollars in venture funding. 

Candace co-authored the legislation that became the JOBS Act in 2012, then chaired the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates, the industry advocacy group for platforms and broker dealers affected by the JOBS Act. Candace continues to serve as an investor and General Counsel for Women Investing in Women, a global NGO focused on increasing access to capital for female entrepreneurs.

Candace Sjogren received her bachelor degree in Communications and law degree from Northern Kentucky University, and lives in Boston with her husband, Andrew and son, Ivar.

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