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Zipwhip enters into two-way texting partnership with Clio

Zipwhip, a startup that provides text messaging services from desktops and over the web, has entered into partnership and product integration with cloud-based practice-management platform Clio.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 26th Sep 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: Juralio in Focus

Based in Dundee and founded in 2013, Juralio develops software to help lawyers and their clients collaborate, either in the cloud or on premises. Here they are with more about who they are and what makes them tick.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 15th Sep 2017 No comments

Lonely Planet legal adopts LawAdvisor Corporate for managing outside counsel

Lonely Planet has helped to develop and now adopted an outside counsel procurement and management platform from Melbourne-founded legal tech startup LawAdvisor, which is backed by Janders Dean and launched in the UK this year.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 6th Sep 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: INTELLLEX in focus

Applying machine learning to solve some of the problems of knowledge management, Singapore founded startup Intelllex is an online workspace for lawyers to conduct legal research, with its intelligent search engine handling unstructured and semi-structured data and giving lawyers the ability to curate, amalgamate and index legal data from disparate sources. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 29th Aug 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: Hoowla in focus

Built on the same platform as Netflix and using the same programming language as Facebook, Hoowla is modernising conveyancing for law firms. Founded in 2013, it is independently owned, designed and built in the UK, and offers case management software that includes full accounts and invoicing, precedents and letters, digital signatures, search ordering, online SDLT submissions and dashboard reporting. Here they are with more.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 1st Aug 2017 No comments

Editorial Deadline Alert: 12 Noon UK – Friday 21 July for July/August Insider newsletter

12 noon (UK time) on Friday 21st July – that’s THIS Friday – is the editorial deadline for the July/August issue of the Insider newsletter. Be there or see you in September.

Added by Charles Christian on the 17th Jul 2017 No comments

thedocyard receives AUD$500,000 in government funding

The Australian government has granted a $500,000 innovation award to legal technology platform thedocyard, which provides a one-stop-shop for deal management, as part of a wider push to transition the economy from one based on mining and resources to ideas and technology. 

Added by Caroline Hill on the 11th Jul 2017 No comments

Startup corner: Foundation Software Group in Focus

Founded in 2014 by Nate Fineberg – ex-CEO and founder of Interface Software – and Brett Palmer, Foundation Software Group creates SaaS apps for large law firms and counts 10 Am Law 100 firms as clients. You legal veterans will recall that Interface created InterAction, which was acquired by LexisNexis in December 2004. Foundation Software’s focus is currently helping firms to collect and leverage their collective work experience.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 11th Jul 2017 No comments

Startup corner: Fliplet in focus

Fliplet is a user-friendly platform for law firms to create apps, including accessing a suite of pre-built apps that can be adapted for the likes of law firm events, client support or crisis management. Founded in 2013, Fliplet initially thought its target audience would be small law firms. Then along came Sky.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 30th Jun 2017 No comments

Startup corner: Atrium LTS raises $10.5m to “revolutionise legal services”

US serial entrepreneur Justin Kan has raised $10.5m in the first round of funding for his new legal technology startup Atrium LTS, which appears likely to focus on workflow tools for lawyers and client-facing tech.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 16th Jun 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: Divorce Right in focus

Divorce Right was founded in 2014 to make the divorce process easier, allowing parting couples to prepare and exchange documents online and keep up to date with their case. Winner of a place in the Janders Dean and LexisNexis 2016 Legal Innovation Index, here, founder and lawyer Anne-Marie Cade describes how technology can help make a difference to the very human story behind it and how solicitors need to find news ways to solve old problems.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 6th Jun 2017 1 comment

In brief: CrowdJustice raises $2m in seed funding

Crowdfunding platform CrowdJustice has raised a $2m in a seed investment round involving four venture capital firms.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 31st May 2017 No comments

The May issue of the Legal IT Insider newsletter is out now

Top stories include: CMS say no thanks to Elite 3E and consolidate on older Enterprise + Vendor litigation: Litera patent claims against DocsCorp dismissed “with prejudice” + Ediscovery: has the kCura launch of its UK Relativity SaaS platform pitched into a hosting war with its partners? + New ITS + CSN partnership say they can rollout Elite 3E fast and 40% cheaper + We also keep score on the Elite versus Aderant competition & the latest happenings on Planet iManage

Added by Charles Christian on the 24th May 2017 No comments

Startup corner: CrowdJustice in Focus

CrowdJustice helps provide much needed access to justice by raising funds and awareness for legal cases, enabling communities to back legal action that matters to them and lawyers to take on cases that they may not otherwise take. UK founded, CrowdJustice has launched in the US and received huge national coverage in both jurisdictions. We say it’s an example of modern technology at its best. Here is founder Julia Salasky with more.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 23rd May 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: Contractinbox in focus

Contractinbox is a marketplace for B2B contracts and eDeals. Founder Heema Dawoonauth talks about global growth, looking for seed investment, and how not every law firm is happy to see legal tech succeed in a traditionally protected market.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 19th May 2017 No comments