ShotSpotter Stock: Fighting Crime in Smart Cities

They say you should never discuss religion, sex, or politics on a first date. If you’re on a date with an American, add three more things to that list – abortion, gay marriage, and gun control. As for the latter, about half of Americans fall into the camp that believes there will be far fewer […]

LegalZoom Stock: Investing in Small Business Growth

Everyone’s a wantrepreneur. They have some great idea in their head that they’ll tell you if you’ll promise not to tell anyone. These are the sort of folks who would ask a venture capital firm to sign a non-disclosure agreement (amateur hour move). Then there are those who take a few more steps. They design […]

DISCO Stock: Using Tech to Strengthen the Law

They say that a bad lawyer might let a case drag on for several years, but a good lawyer can make it last even longer. Nowhere is the threat of a lawsuit more liberally thrown around than in America, where the State of California actually keeps a list of people who sue too much – […]

A Pure-Play LegalTech Stock for FinTech Investors

Way back in 1975, Harvard Business Review wrote a piece on the importance of market share. The higher the market share a company has, the more likely it is they’ll be able to show a superior return on investment. Intuitively this makes sense based on things like economies of scale. Says the piece, “once a […]

How Companies Use AI for Contract Negotiations

For foodies traveling the Baltics, you’ll find Lithuania has some of the best food hands down – kugelis, kapusta, and bundookie buns should be on your to-do list. In second place would be Latvia. Look no further than buffet food chain Lido for some seriously good Baltic fare. Then there’s the black sheep of the […]

6 LegalTech Startups Disrupting the Legal Industry

“Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.” Those were the words of Jeremy Bentham, an English philosopher from the 1700s who thought that knowledge was rapidly advancing towards perfection. Were he alive today, Mr. Bentham might be truly amazed at how technology is being used to make the […]

Easily Make Your Website GDPR Compliant

Developing a media brand takes a long time, especially if you’re bootstrapping it while everyone works a day job. When you finally start getting some momentum and brand recognition, that’s when all the emails start flooding in. Some are painful, like public relations people wanting you to drop what you’re doing and write about their […]

Using Artificial Intelligence for Legal Contracts

Human history is full of bad deals. We’re all familiar with one of the world’s worst dealmakers whose ambitions for power and pleasure are famously nearly limitless. We’re talking, of course, about Faust, who trades his soul for magic and mischief. It’s really a bad deal considering that he gets a few years of fun […]

The Cheapest Way to Get a Divorce Online

Way back in 1967, a couple of psychologists named Holmes and Rahe discovered a positive correlation between illness and stressful life events. Thus was born the “Holmes and Rahe Stress Inventory,” a list of 43 stressful life events that can literally make you sick. Of the top-10 items on that list that are bound to get […]

10 AI Startups Coming for White-Collar Jobs

In the future we may all be hooked up to stationary bicycles, like hamsters on a wheel, generating electricity for the Matrix, earning credits for food and lodging while watching reality TV game shows, reruns of Black Mirror and porn. Doesn’t sound half-bad really. There are no lack of stories foretelling the impending employment Armageddon […]