12 Best Legal Tech Startups in 2024

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From corporate legal departments to independent legal firms, legal tech can streamline operations and improve legal services overall. Fortunately, there are new legal tech startups creating innovative solutions that continue to reshape the industry every year. This year, these are the top legal tech startups to watch.

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Top Legal Tech Startups to Watch

Every year, new startups pull to the forefront of their industry through exciting innovation and industry-disrupting business models. We’ve rounded up the most exciting legal tech companies of 2024 that startup-lovers, investors, and aspiring entrepreneurs should follow.

Disclaimer: With so many exciting legal tech startups launching and growing worldwide, we aren’t able to cover them all. Furthermore, the startups highlighted below aren’t officially ranked and are listed in no particular order.

1. Firstbase

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Founder(s): Mark Milastsivy
  • Founded In: 2019
  • Funding: Series A, $3.4 Million
  • Investors Include: Amino Capital, Oyster Ventures, Carta Ventures 

Firstbase is an all-in-one business operations platform designed to help founders launch, manage, and grow their startups. With its comprehensive platform, Firstbase enables entrepreneurs worldwide to efficiently handle essential operations like incorporation, banking, payroll, accounting, and more.

2. Equity Shift

  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Founder(s): Tom Gordon, Will Duckett
  • Founded In: 2019
  • Funding: Seed, $3.4 Million
  • Investors Include: Triangle Tweener Fund 

Equity Shift’s platform makes it easier for private companies to issue, sell, and transfer their restricted securities. It combines workflow automation with transactional capabilities and can accommodate the requirements of a company’s specific settlement process. The platform automatically handles approvals, counterparty participation, legal disclosures, contracts, payments, closing, and post-transaction settlement.

3. Proof Technology

  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Founder(s): Eric Voogt, Mark Kreloff, Matt Jaffee, Matthew Jaffe, Stefan Ramsbott
  • Founded In: 2017
  • Funding: Series B, $40 Million
  • Investors Include: The LegalTech Fund, Forward Venture Capital, Blue Heron Capital

Proof Technology is disrupting the legal industry by making service of process digital. On its platform, law firms can upload legal documents, chat with their process server, and receive proof of each successful serve — all on one dashboard. That streamlines service of process to 24 hours or less.

4. Spellbook

  • Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Founder(s): Daniel Di Maria, Matt Mayers, Scott Stevenson
  • Founded In: 2018
  • Funding: Series A, $32.5 Million
  • Investors Include: Inovia Capital, Good News Ventures, Path Ventures

Spellbook is an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered contract management tool. It enables law firms and corporate legal teams to easily and quickly draft contracts with suggested language and aggressive term detection. Plus, this legal technology can list any missing clauses or definitions to ensure contracts are complete.

5. Haloo

  • Location: Toronto, Canada
  • Founder(s): Julie MacDonell, Sarah Ruest
  • Founded In: 2019
  • Funding: $3.9 Million
  • Investors Include: The W Fund, The51, Backbone Angels

Haloo (formerly Heirlume) helps companies navigate the tricky world of trademarks. It offers a free trademark and domain search tool that’s more reliable, more detailed, and easier to use than the tool provided by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Users see their search results in a simple, easy-to-understand report, and the company will then guide them through the entire application and registration process.

6. Harpocrates Solutions

  • Location: Berlin, Germany
  • Founder(s): Jan A. Jensen, Jascha Hajek, Martin Foerster
  • Founded In: 2020
  • Funding: Pre-Seed, Amount Undisclosed
  • Investors Include: Undisclosed 

Harpocrates Solutions offers a software-as-a-service (SaaS) product that continually updates digital regulatory requirements for data privacy, banking, and startups. Its key features include continuous discovery of new and changing laws and regulations as well as information on how to comply with those legal requirements. Users can integrate this information with apps, connected cars, and other Internet of things (IoT) platforms. They also can scale the service to any size of business.

7. aiLegal

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Founder(s): Lucy Lu
  • Founded In: 2020
  • Funding: Seed, $600,000
  • Investors Include: Undisclosed 

Lawyers deal with a lot of documents so there’s always a need for a good, automated document solution. Enter aiLegal, an all-in-one platform that provides end-to-end automation management. This includes knowledge management, document building, workflow building, document generation, workflow automation, negotiation, comment, approval, esign, epay, document storage, data analytics, and team collaboration.


  • Location: Paris, France
  • Founder(s): Emanuela Morroni, Stephen Perin
  • Founded In: 2019
  • Funding: Undisclosed
  • Investors Include: Undisclosed 

IMPACTIN helps financial institutions, companies, and territories measure, manage, and report the impact of their investments and comply with regulations surrounding sustainable finance. Its products include environmental, social, and governance (ESG) regulations reports, ESG impact scorecards, and ESG impact rating datasets. The company also offers more than 30 original fund concepts, impact finance consulting, and other services. 

9. Brightflag

  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Founder(s): Alex Kelly, Ian Nolan
  • Founded In: 2014
  • Funding: Series B, $39.1 Million
  • Investors Include: Sands Capital, Frontline Ventures, One Peak 

Brightflag sells AI-powered software that helps organizations’ legal departments save money. Specifically, the software captures requests using standardized forms and workflows. This not only saves time for both sides, but also helps illustrate the legal department’s true impact on the business.

The software also centralizes essential data and documents on an easy-to-use platform to increase productivity, facilitate collaboration, and reduce risk. Finally, Brightflag can help users review legal invoices and work to predict future legal spending.

10. Casetext (Acquired by Thomson Reuters)

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Founder(s): Jake Heller, Pablo Arredondo
  • Founded In: 2013
  • Funding: $64.3 Million
  • Investors Include: Touchdown Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Red Sea Ventures 

Casetext provides affordable, AI-based legal research and writing tools. Its research tool provides full coverage of all 50 states as well as federal cases, statutes, regulations, and rules. Its document analyzer tool finds on-point cases while a parallel search tool uses complete sentences to find results with matching concepts. Another tool pairs the insights of expert attorneys with cutting-edge machine learning to help draft stronger briefs.

11. Legal Pigeon

  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Founder(s): Oriol Miralbell Riera
  • Founded In: 2019
  • Funding: Seed, €200,000
  • Investors Include: Cabiedes & Partners

Legal Pigeon is a legal tech startup that helps law firms hire replacement lawyers for hearings. Its platform enables law firms to search, hire, assign, and pay lawyers to help expand their practice across regions in Spain, ensuring a top-tier lawyer attends all hearings. 

12. DYgreencard

  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Founder(s): Charles Cheng, Julia Lu
  • Founded In: 2019
  • Funding: Seed, $200,000
  • Investors Include: Undisclosed

DYgreencard is an immigration service company based in Silicon Valley that helps immigrants prepare their US green card applications through its online platform. The process starts when the applicant answers a simple online questionnaire and uploads their documents. Then, an immigration lawyer reviews the application to ensure it has the best chance of success, prints it according to government specifications, and answers any questions the applicant might have.

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