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How much did VC's invest in the legal industry over 2019?

Looking beyond the legal professionals, where did venture capitalist invest in legal and regulatory sectors globally.

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How much did VC's invest in the legal industry over 2019?

  1. 1. 2 0 1 9 R E W I N D
  2. 2. In 2019, what happened in the legal industry?
  3. 3. And Legal? *
  4. 4. How much venture capital got invested in 2019?
  5. 5. $2.3 Billion41% growth over 2018
  6. 6. Where was capital invested?
  7. 7. Contracts $712.3M Practice Mgnt $406.6M Intellectual Property $225.9M Litigation Finance $200.0M eSignatures $179.2M eDiscovery $124.2M Top 8
  8. 8. When did all this happen?
  9. 9. Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jul Sep Oct Nov DecAugJun $613M $26M $236M $19M $179M $120M $235M $90M $500M $130M $79M $24M
  10. 10. Jan $613M January Onit and CS Disco were the top receivers in January
  11. 11. a word of caution..
  12. 12. Is that all of the investment in the legal industry? Actually..
  13. 13. Law Marketplaces declined 98% from 2018 when Legalzoom raised $500M $10.8 M
  14. 14. $351 M CivicTech This year community app Nextdoor raised a $123M round
  15. 15. $432 M Tax The largest investment came from China with Yunzhangfang receiving $85M in VC capital
  16. 16. LegalTech Clio, Onit and iCertis rounds combined for $565M in capital raised in 2019 $2.3 B
  17. 17. RiskTech Compliance, Privacy and Security absorbed the majority of capital invested in the legal industry $17.5 B
  18. 18. Combined The legal industry and adjacent sectors supporting enforcement of and compliance with the law $20.6 B
  19. 19. In short..
  20. 20. $20.6 Billionto compare, Fintech ‘big year’ raised $11.7B in 2019
  21. 21. What is risk tech?
  22. 22. Security $6.2B Risk & Insurance $4.0B Data Analytics $1.8B Compliance $1.4B Identity $882M Privacy $834M Top 8
  23. 23. So did the legal industry grow? ..to be continued..
  24. 24. Raymond@legalcomplex.com
  25. 25. LEGALPIONEER
  26. 26. Visit Legalcomplex.com

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