Winners of 2018 ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley Competition

After tallying 6,000 votes from the legal community, the winners were announced for the 2018 ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley and NextChapter was selected to participate!


The 15 winning startups will be featured exhibitors in Startup Alley at TECHSHOW and will participate in a pitch competition on opening night in which attendees of the conference will vote for their favorite. In it's second year, Startup Alley is a dedicated section at TECHSHOW to highlight the up-and-coming in the legal tech community, promoting startups and the entreprenuers who run them. NextChapter is proud to be among such an inspiring group of companies. Learn more about what they're doing in the legal market in this post from the ABA Journal.



BeagleAn automated contract analysis platform that can be trained to read and understand rules and regulations that help inform decision-makers.


Book-It LegalA platform that helps firms and attorneys hire law students on a short-term basis to help with research, cite checking and other tasks.


Caliber Litigation Services: A web-based litigation management platform that helps attorneys manage their billing, document orders and time.


Digitory LegalA budget-management prediction tool used by law firms and in-house departments to better predict legal costs and estimate demands of an issue.  


EvichatA cloud-based, mobile evidence collection and management company.


Gideon Legal: A client intake and messaging app.


Lawyaw: A document assembly tool. 


NextChapter: A web-based tool that helps bankruptcy attorneys prepare, manage and file cases online. 


Qualmet: Provides measurements and reporting of external legal service providers. 


SavvySuit: Creates a pro bono catalogue that helps attorneys find pro bono opportunities.


SimplyAgree: A closing management tool for corporate issues. 


Social Evidence: Collects and manages information from social media for evidence. 


Time Miner: Tracks billable time a person spends on their smartphone. 


Voluble: Insights for Litigation: Aggregates social media data for use in commercial litigation. 


VortexLegal: A marketplace to find legal service providers like reporters, interpreters and investigators. 


We look forward to seeing everyone at TECHSHOW and building great partnerships with these amazing legal tech visionaries! Thanks to ABA TECHSHOW, Above the Law, Evolve Law and for supporting new technology companies in the legal market!