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Startup Corner: Encompass Corporation in Focus

As part of a two-month startup initiative here is another of our more grown up startups. Encompass Corporation was founded in 2012 (2015 in the UK) and automates know your customer policies to ensure regulatory compliance.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 27th Mar 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: Briefed in Focus

Briefed is a mobile practice management system for barristers launched in 2014 by barrister Orlagh Kelly. Here, Kelly describes the company’s journey from concept to winning its first customer 10 minutes after launch. Barristers are often, much like the rest of the legal profession, resistant to change. But Kelly says that using apps to help save time in their personal life means they are increasingly open to new technology at work.

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

In brief: Dentons partners with Startupbootcamp

Dentons has partnered with the business accelerator Startupbootcamp. As a part of the partnership, Dentons will provide support in accelerating 20 high-potential startups in the digital health sector over the next two years. The program will support innovative startups that combine medical knowledge with smart technologies, with a special focus on behavioral change, diagnostics and genomics, big data and analytics.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 21st Mar 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: DW Reporting in Focus

BI and data analytics provider DW Reporting launched in January 2013 and is one of the more established players in our startup focus. Here, in the most comprehensive of profiles, founder Dan Wales talks Formula One analogies, growth strategy, restructuring, what ‘DW’ stands for, data, AI and what temperature the office beer fridge is.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 21st Mar 2017 No comments

The Orange Rag Newsweek: Eclipse selects The Link App plus all the latest wins & product launches

In a week that has seen Eclipse Legal Systems select The Link App as its official app partner we bring you the latest wins, deals, products launches and startup news from Elite, Canon (DWF), Repstor (Eversheds Sutherland Consulting), Linetime, Zylpha, Managed 24/7, DocsCorp, Kennedys, Addleshaw Goddard, CheckRecipient and Appdopt. We flag the latest merger activity and office moves, as Aderant says ciao to Ciena House.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 20th Mar 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: CheckRecipient in Focus

CheckRecipient isn’t new to the Orange Rag: we broke the story in October 2016 that Travers Smith had become one of their early adopters of their misaddressed email prevention software. Here, as part of our substantial startup profile initiative, CheckRecipient sets out some of the key facts that you need to know about what they do, who they are, their challenges and opportunities.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 17th Mar 2017 No comments

Addleshaws announces first FinTechs selected for startup programme

AML startup Comply Advantage is among the first seven companies selected for Addleshaw Goddard’s FinTech startup programme AG Elevate. Comply Advantage, which as reported by Legal IT Insider in October 2016 raised $8.2m in Series A funding, is joined by Delio, Mobillity, Money Fellows, Pace Invoice, Penta and Valoot.

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

Startup Corner: Appdopt in Focus

Appdopt, an SaaS platform that trains end users on workplace software such as Office 365, is bringing legal training into the digital age. In this dedicated profile they tell us how.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Mar 2017 No comments

The Orange Rag Newsweek: AXA launches legal virtual assistant & all the latest news in brief

AXA Insurance last week announced that it has teamed up with alternative legal services provider rradar to launch an IBM Watson-backed virtual assistant to assist AXA customers with often repeated legal questions on issues such as employment and HR. We also bring news from SaltDNA, Olswang, Incopro, DocSolid, Wolters Kluwer, LawGeex, Autto, RPC, Nikec Solutions, Workshare, Fronteo, Salladore, Financial Software Solutions and Anexsys.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 13th Mar 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: Autto in focus

Founded in 2016 in London, Autto is a cloud-based SaaS toolkit that enables legal and compliance departments to build up automated workflows. Here, we hand over the stage to them to tell us more about the company.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 9th Mar 2017 No comments

Startup Events News: Legal Geek Conference is back!

The Legal Geek Conference is back on Tuesday 17th October 2017, Shoreditch (London), please save the date in your calendar now! It is going to be twice as BIG and – according to organiser Jimmy Vestbirk – twice as AWESOME with over 1,000 attendees from around the world.

Added by Charles Christian on the 9th Mar 2017 No comments

Startup Corner: The Success of Legal Tech Startups Outside the M25

Is there life on Mars? Or at least a thriving law tech startup scene outside the M25? Yes says Encompass co-founder Roger Carson

Added by Charles Christian on the 8th Mar 2017 1 comment

Linklaters launches homegrown AI data analysis tool

Linklaters IT team and lawyers have collaborated to launch a home-grown AI-backed contract analysis and extraction tool in conjunction with London tech startup Eigen Technologies.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 8th Mar 2017 1 comment

Startup corner: Orange Rag launches legal tech startup initiative

From today (8 March) we will be publishing a series of legal technology startup profiles that will form the basis of a dedicated digital supplement and networking opportunity with law firms. On top of some of the key vital statistics that can be surprisingly hard to track down, we’ll bring you details of the growth strategy, investment plans, new developments and challenges for some of the most exciting startups and scaleups in the market.

Added by Caroline Hill on the 8th Mar 2017 No comments

Startup corner: The Link App receives external investment

Legal desktop app The Link App has received investment from Jenson SEIS and EIS Fund 4 in order to “take it to the next level.”

Added by Caroline Hill on the 3rd Mar 2017 No comments