Posts Tagged ‘investments’

Legal Tech Fails To Sustain Deal Counts And Dollar Amounts

Legal Tech Fails To Sustain Deal Counts And Dollar Amounts

To rework the legal industry, which is steeped in tradition and regulation, large sums of money are likely required. In an effort to address these challenges, legal tech startups have received $1.5 billion in funding across 610 deals since 2010.


NCT Ventures and Bridge Investments Join JumpStart in $1.8M Fundraising Round for Heureka Software

NCT Ventures and Bridge Investments Join JumpStart in $1.8M Fundraising Round for Heureka Software

Today, Heureka Software announced the company has added new funding from Columbus-based NCT Ventures and Chicago’s Bridge Investments. Combined with previous funding from Cleveland Venture Development Organization JumpStart Inc. and other angels, this increases Heureka’s current fundraising round to $1.8 million.


Pop-Up eDiscovery? The Pop-Up Employer in Today’s Workplace

Pop-Up eDiscovery? The Pop-Up Employer in Today's Workplace

“Computation, we think, has an opportunity to dramatically shift several costs in a way that traditional organizations haven’t realized,” Mr. Bernstein said. “It’s way easier to search for people, bargain and contract with them.”


Esquify Secures Venture Capital Funding

Esquify Secures Venture Capital Funding

Esquify, the breakthrough legal technology for human document review, has secured a $710,000 seed round of funding to aggressively accelerate growth. Network Ventures led the investment round with participation from existing and new investors including Foley Ventures, the investment arm of national law firm Foley & Lardner LLP, and Bridge Investments, a Chicago-based venture capital firm.


Is Consolidation the New “Name of the Game” for E-Discovery?

Is Consolidation the New “Name of the Game” for E-Discovery?

Organic growth in the e-discovery sector remains robust, with increased litigation activity, heightened regulatory scrutiny and data proliferation driving that expansion.


Why I’m NOT a ‘B2B SaaS’ investor (With Editor’s Note)

Why I’m NOT a ‘B2B SaaS’ investor (With Editor's Note)

As the next evolution of the software landscape evolves, we are seeing a pivotal factor unfold as one of the largest determinants of startup success: Distribution.


BC Partners, Medina Capital Announce Definitive Agreement To Acquire Brainspace

BC Partners, Medina Capital Announce Definitive Agreement To Acquire Brainspace

BC Partners and Medina Capital today announced an agreement to acquire Brainspace Corporation, a privately-held machine learning and analytics company based in Addison, Texas, as part of a new joint venture to create a global cybersecurity company providing software, services and infrastructure.


Tech Investors Deterred Because of “Relatively Small” Global Legal Market

Tech Investors Deterred Because of “Relatively Small” Global Legal Market

The global legal market is small by comparison with other markets and this is deterring some tech companies from investing.


Tech Valuations In 2016: The End Of The Line For Sloppy Growth

Tech Valuations In 2016: The End Of The Line For Sloppy Growth

Unprofitable sales channels, subsidies to acquire customers and expensive advertising campaigns are all signs that a company is focused on growth at all costs rather than growth at a profit.


Logikcull Raises $10M

Logikcull Raises $10M

Logikcull raises $10M to let lawyers analyze documents at the speed of a thousand interns.


DISCO Raises $18.575M Series C

DISCO Raises $18.575M Series C

Legal technology company CS Disco Inc. today closed $18.575M in Series C funding. The Stephens Group LLC, a private equity firm, led the round, with participation from existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and LiveOak Venture Partners. This brings total investment in DISCO to more than $35M.


Xact Data Discovery Acquires F1 Discovery

Xact Data Discovery Acquires F1 Discovery

The purchase of F1 is the latest move by XDD to continue its aggressive growth strategy. In January, the company acquired Utah-based Orange Legal Technologies, a premier provider of discovery services for litigation, audit and investigation support with specialized offerings to select industries including pharmaceutical/medical devices; financial services; oil/gas/energy; and intellectual property, antitrust and litigation.


Revised 2016 Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Thresholds

Revised 2016 Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Thresholds

The Federal Trade Commission announced its annual revisions to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (“HSR”) jurisdictional thresholds on January 21, 2016.


Where Is Investment Climate Heading for Legal Tech Sector?

Where Is Investment Climate Heading for Legal Tech Sector?

The current climate looks to be ‘sporadic,’ as angel investors, more than venture capitalists, appear interested in legal tech companies.


Everlaw Lands An $8.1M Investment From Silicon Valley Mega-Fund Andreessen Horowitz

Everlaw Lands An $8.1M Investment From Silicon Valley Mega-Fund Andreessen Horowitz

Today Berkley-based ediscovery platform Everlaw announced that it has closed an $8.1 million Series A round from Andreessen Horowitz, one of Silicon Valley’s blue-chip funds whose portfolio includes Facebook, Twitter, and Salesforce, just to name a few.


Top VC Firm Invests $8.1 Million in Everlaw

Top VC Firm Invests $8.1 Million in Everlaw

Today, Everlaw announces an $8.1 million round of funding from high-profile VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, with ex-Microsoft Windows boss Steven Sinofsky joining the company’s board.