London UK (PRWEB) June 20, 2016
The Forsyth Group, a leader in Executive Search for high-growth emerging technology companies, is excited to announce that pre-seed and seed stage investor Seedcamp has partnered with Nextlaw Labs, the innovative legal tech venture development platform launched by global law firm Dentons to co-sponsor early stage legal tech startups. Selected startups will receive training, mentorship, and investment from both Nextlaw Labs and Seedcamp.
“The Forsyth Group has always focused on investing in and adding value to the global tech community,” said Rosemary Forsyth, founder and managing partner of the Forsyth Group, “and I am delighted to have introduced Seedcamp and Nextlaw Labs. As an early investor in Seedcamp, I believe that the synergy with Nextlaw Labs will revolutionise the legal industry, which is ripe for technology innovation.”
“The formation of this partnership is another example of the value add that Seedcamp investors like the Forsyth Group bring to the table. We are looking forward to exploiting the technology opportunities in the legal space,” said Reshma Sohoni founding partner of Seedcamp.
Seedcamp, the leading pre-seed and seed stage investor in London, has built an impressive track record since its launch in 2007. The team has invested in more than 220 companies across multiple sectors from around the world, including startups such as TransferWise, Property Partner, and legal tech company, Apperio. To date, Seedcamp’s portfolio has raised more than $380 million in further funding, and14 of their portfolio have been acquired by companies such as AirBnB, BBVA, and GoPro.
Nextlaw Labs is a global collaborative innovation platform focused on developing, deploying, and investing in new technologies and processes to transform the practice of law around the world. Dentons is the lead supporter and investor in Nextlaw Labs, serving as the global testing ground for new products, services, and other ideas to be vetted, piloted and scaled. Following an application period where startups must apply, selected finalists will benefit from Seedcamp’s life-long platform of learning and support, which will be enhanced with mentorship from lawyers of the world’s largest law firm, Dentons. The chosen companies will gain in-house training and expert guidance on how to build their business, develop their brand and raise capital.
Founded in 1981, The Forsyth Group is a London headquartered international Executive Search boutique, committed to accelerating the growth of early stage high-growth technology companies. We have an extensive track record of sourcing commercially minded, ambitious, and driven executives at Board, CxO, VP and Director levels for emerging technology clients across the UK, EMEA and USA. Our team focuses on finding the best executive talent to fit the skills and experience requirements, as well as the cultural DNA of our clients.