- Wednesday, 4 November 2015
A lawyer-matching service originally designed for tech start-ups and SMEs has secured a second, much larger cash injection of £850,000 from a range of investors led by e-commerce specialist Forward Partners. Ih-house lawyers at large companies are now using the service to save money.
Tags: lawyer-matching services, SMEs, start-ups
Posted in Latest news, Market monitor
- Monday, 19 January 2015
A new lawyer-matching service aimed particularly at tech start-ups has secured £260,000 of funding from e-commerce funder Forward Partners and Jonathan McKay, chairman of JustGiving.
Tags: fixed fees, lawyer-matching services
Posted in Latest news, Market monitor, Marketing & PR, Technology
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