Global Legaltech Venture Days Connecting and fostering the entrepreneurial ecosystem to discover the startups disrupting the legal sector

Legaltech Venture Days

We aim to find and engage thriving startups around the world

In the first edition of the Global Legaltech Venture Days 2018, we partnered with the Law Schools Global League and international law firm Ontier to travel across four countries and meet legal professionals who share a passion for legal technology and a desire to disrupt and improve the legal profession through technology.

In this second edition, we will embark on an epic journey and travel across the five continents to discover the next generation of the most innovative legal tech companies.

Be part of the second edition!

IE Law School, international law firm Ontier and the Law Schools Global League are excited to launch the second edition of this global competition for Legaltech Startups that will take place in eight countries around the world, kicking off in Italy on July 2019 and concluding with the final competition in Spain in Spring 2020.

If you are a startup working on developing solutions, improving substantially the normal operation of legal systems and actors—whether public or private—with a focus on the common good, take part in this Legaltech Venture Day!


Hosts and Partner Universities

  • Kings College London | IE Law School
  • FGV Direito SP
  • UNSW Sydney
  • Jindal University

This global and pioneering program includes two different stages


From July 2019 to March 2020, IE along with the LSGL partner universities will host 8 legaltech startup competitions around the world. The aim of the legaltech startup competitions is not only to discover key players and innovative ideas that are disrupting the sector, but also to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in different regions around the world. The startups selected in each country will then compete in the final competition.


The startups selected in the 8 legaltech startups competition will be invited to Madrid to be part of an intensive Startup Acceleration Program with experts and mentors from IE Business School in Madrid (Spring 2020).

After the Acceleration Program, the final Global Legaltech Startup Competition will take place in an event where the winners of each region will have the opportunity to network with key stakeholders and investors.

Don’t miss this brilliant opportunity to connect with the ecosystem!

The startup competition focuses on legal technologies that have a positive impact on major challenges faced by legal operators or legal systems with the aim to improve their operations and promote the cause of justice.

Meet the winners of the first edition

More than 60 legaltech startups from over 10 countries participated In the three Global Legaltech Venture Days regionals that took place in Singapore, Mexico and Chicago. Among them, only three startups were selected to compete in the final celebrated in Madrid.

Lucius Report, Making Compliance Easy

Guillermo Miranda, Co-Founder of Lucius Report and winner of final Global Legaltech Venture Day, explains how his startup makes compliance easy by focusing on generating due diligence reports, combining algorithms and the legal expertise of qualified lawyers to deliver a comprehensive, relevant and easy to grasp report.

Easylaw, Allowing lawyers to save time

This Malaysian startup, winner of the Asian arm, is a startup focused in allowing lawyers and property investors save time and resources that can be allocated to further growth of businesses and other priorities. June Low, Founder of EasyLaw, explains all the features of Easylaw.

Esquify, Betting on Human Centered Design

Drew Stern, CEO of Esquify, winner of the U.S. arm of the competition, bets on putting humans, not technology, at the center of its e-discovery management engine. The platform approach to team management takes analytics and project management to the next level, creating an accountability loop that drives both reviewer and manager success.

Creating Unparalleled Opportunities for Legaltech startups

From Singapore through Chicago and ending in Mexico City, we travelled the world with the aim to identify legaltech startups looking to disrupt and improve the legal profession through technology. Learn about their experience in the first edition of this global competition.

At the global forefront: Madrid and IE Law School named one of the top emerging lawtech hubs

Madrid joins London, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Singapore as a top-10 emerging lawtech scene.

Several leading publications, including The Law Society, have named Madrid as a leading lawtech hub and one of the emerging legaltech scenes on the global landscape. And IE Law School has been identified as a key actor in driving this growth thanks to its range of initiatives targeting legal innovation and technology.

IE Law School was one of the first institutions to offer a course in legal technology, and has established a competition—among a range of other exciting initiatives—to seek out the very best new legaltech organizations.

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Entrepreneuship Rocks!

IE Venture Days are international events designed to foster the entrepreneurial ecosystem, connecting the best startups, investors, corporations, accelerators and thought-leaders. Every Venture Day lasts between 4-8 hours, and its format is a combination of keynote speakers, panel discussions and a startup competition with the most-promising entrepreneurs of the region.

The conferences are open to the general public, and IE students and alumni as well as individuals from the local and regional entrepreneurial communities are invited to participate.

We connect international start-ups with investors, accelerators & thought leaders worldwide!

Be part of the next big thing