Barcelona-based no-code chatbot builder Landbot has raised $8m Series A led by Spanish-Israeli firm Swanlaab and Spanish innovation agency CDTI, plus previous investors Nauta Capital, Fundacion BKT and Encomenda.
In honour of Martin Luther King day I’d encourage all of our readers to watch this video interview with Jason Thomas, CIO at Cole, Scott & Kissane, who I spoke with last year about the varying progress made by law firms during the black lives matter movement and why it’s important to maintain that momentum. We also discussed how diversity needs to be firm-wide not just focussed on attorneys – equality by its very definition should apply to all employees.
Levenfeld Pearlstein has achieved a goal of providing a customized portal to every new client at intake. The firm has chosen Aderant Drive to deliver on that goal, and will provide on-demand collaboration portals to virtually every client, regardless of size. Legal IT Insider editor Caroline Hill spoke to Derek Schutz, product manager for knowledge management at Aderant, about whether the age of portals at scale has finally arrived and how that fits with the wide-scale shift to Microsoft Teams.
Prosperoware has just unveiled new data protection features for Microsoft 365 including OneDrive, SharePoint Online and Teams as part of its CAM platform. CAM is a SaaS enterprise digital transformation and governance platform that help firms to govern and reduce the risks associated with multiple collaboration systems.
The courts have been given the chance to pivot, and need to make sustainable, long term changes now, argues Lisa Helfer. We particularly like the references to Judge Dredd and Mad Max!
Hires! Syke hires legal ops head Sarah Barrett-Vane and ContractPodAi brings in former GC Jerry Levine as chief evangelist
UK-headquartered legal engineering company Syke continues its run of big name hires with the appointment of former Royal Mail legal procurement head Sarah Barrett-Vane as its head of legal procurement, spend management & eBilling.