RALEIGH – Two emerging startups from the Triangle are among the nine firms selected for the fourth cohort of the LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator.
Civvis and Courtroom5 were selected after also participating in the 2019 Duke Law Tech Lab.
“Participants receive hands-on mentoring and guidance throughout the program, which is based in the Menlo Park, CA. offices of Lex Machina and at the Raleigh Technology Center for LexisNexis on the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University,” LexisNexis says. The firm does not take an equity stake or invest in selected firms, according to a spokesperson. The accelerator program runs through December.
A third LexisNexis selection, DueCourse, participated in the Duke program as well.
“Through our collaboration with Duke, the Duke Law Tech Lab focuses primarily on early-stage companies, while the LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator focuses on companies ready for market launch or in market already.,” a LexisNexis spokesperson explains. “A firm may graduate from the Duke Law Tech Lab program to the LN Legal Tech Accelerator.”
To date, 18 startups have gone through the LexisNexis program, including vTestify of Raleigh and Vijilent, which launched in Raleigh but has relocated.
The nine members of the fourth LexisNexis Legal Tech Accelerator cohort are:
- Civvis is a natural language platform that connects consumers with trusted legal solutions.
- ClearstoneIP is pioneering and modernizing patent clearance management with a purpose-built and uniquely collaborative web platform.
- Courtroom5 delivers access to justice to pro se litigants through a case management platform that provides bite-sized, just-in-time legal information, document templates, searchable case law, elements-to-evidence case analysis, and other litigation tools.
- Discovery Genie is an innovative web-based platform designed to simplify document production and indexing for litigators and paralegals.
- DueCourse is a learning and professional development platform that helps lawyers take control of their career and map and track their professional development through frictionless, personalized learning.
- JDoe is an anonymous, end-to-end encrypted reporting platform that connects survivors of sexual misconduct with world-class civil litigators to pursue justice together against repeat offenders.
- Lawgood helps lawyers make better contracts without expensive practice resources or time-consuming research using crowdsourced data and decision support technology.
- TermScout helps people and businesses understand contracts by providing simple reviews of commonly signed agreements.
- Tusk is automating the fragmented, painful and expensive estate settlement process.