Nextlaw Labs/Nextlaw Ventures CEO Dan Jansen was recently quoted in Law.com article, “Legal Tech Investments Are Flowing – Just not to Diverse, Women-Owned Startups.” The piece addresses the gap in funding and opportunity that face legal tech startups founded by members of underrepresented groups.
While significant obstacles undeniably exist, Dan expressed his belief that women and are uniquely positioned to lead successful legal tech companies. He is hopeful that because so many founders start out as practicing lawyers, the diversification of firm recruitment efforts will positively impact founder makeup. “The metrics of lawyers of color and different backgrounds is really changing, I think that’s going to flow into legal tech,” he said.
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