10 JUN 2021
IE Global LegalTech Venture Day
GLOBAL LEGALTECH VENTURE DAY
Law is undergoing a true revolution due to globalization and technology. Legal tech is rapidly expanding and new players and startups focused on legal technology are disrupting the industry in incredible ways, providing powerful solutions and opportunities for law firms, corporations, private and public institutions.
With the aim of helping legal tech entrepreneurs build connections supporting startups in the rapidly expanding legal tech industry, giving back to the legal tech community by helping these promising companies succeed and with the vision to transform the way law is practiced and driving innovation in the industry, IE Law School, LexisNexis and the Law Schools Global League, are launching the Global Legal tech Venture Day.
This cutting-edge, highly competitive global competition is designed to identify and support start-ups that aim to have a positive impact on major challenges faced by legal operators— as well as legal systems, so as to improve their operations thereby furthering the cause of justice.
In the coming months, we will select 6 global start-ups based on their originality, financial viability, and ability to have a positive impact on major challenges faced by the legal sector.
Finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their projects to a selected audience virtually composed of investors, VC’s, mentors, and legal and business pioneers.
If you are a startup working on developing solutions, improving substantially the normal operation of legal systems and actors—whether public or private—take part in this global legal tech startup competition.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to pitch at the Startup Competition!!
Criteria to applyWho can pitch?
Criteria to apply
Inclusive innovators and start-ups that are using technology to solve important legal challenges faced by companies, governments, public institutions and civil society in a wide range of areas.
We are particularly interested in projects that innovatively tackle issues in the operations of legal practice.
Who can participate?
The Startups participating in the competition must meet the following criteria:
- Constituted or being constituted Startup
- Innovation: product/service, business model, and/or route to market
- Scalability: international commercial potential & scalable business model
- Team: relevant skills & experience mix
- Market: clear & large market opportunity
What's the prize?
The winner will have access to a mentoring program and investment opportunities that can push their startup to the next level, benefiting from the global network of South Summit, IE and LexisNexis community of entrepreneurs, mentors and investors, – and learn from each other on how to build their businesses, market their products, and succeed in this challenging and competitive legal environment
The selected startups will be able pitch their product or service to the MDs, market segment leaders and heads of strategy of different business units.
The winner startup will be mentored by the VP of Strategy and M&A CEMEA during 6 months, and will meet a selection of clients to pitch their product or service.
The winner will have the opportunity to pitch on IE’s stage in the South Summit in order to win a full Pass to the Event (access to the investor Den, conferences in all stages, one on one meetings and matchmaking service with investors and big corporations, etc) taking place OCTOBER 2021. The winner will also be invited to Madrid the week prior to South Summit for a one week intense acceleration program featuring IE’s own mentors and experts in order to prepare for South Summit and advance in multiple areas of their business.
About LexisNexis Legal & Professional LexisNexis
LexisNexis Legal & Professional® is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that helps customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 160 countries with 10,400 employees worldwide, is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.
About South Summit?
South Summit is the Leading Event from the South, connecting the most innovative entrepreneurs with the most important investors in the world and the corporations seeking to improve their global competitiveness through innovation. Keynote talks and debates with worldwide innovation leaders, meetings with the largest business angels and VC firms, Startup Competition with the best success stories and Business & Networking opportunities in every corner. Every year, more than 650 investors, 3000 startups and more than 12500 people participate to the South Summit. For more information: https://www.southsummit.co/
Don’t miss out the opportunity to attend or to pitch at the Startup Competition!!Register for the competition here
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