Hunter Steele
Funding

Lawtech firm Smokeball raises $30 million, buys Sydney startup FamilyProperty

- October 13, 2021 2 MIN READ

Sydney legal tech firm Smokeball, a cloud-based practice management software startup that automatically tracks a lawyer’s time and activity for billing, has raised $30 million in its first capital round. The investment from private investors and employee shareholders will be used to fast-track the expansion of its 200+ person team, based in Sydney and Chicago, as… Read more »

News & Analysis

KPMG just backed legal automation startup Plexus in a $4.65 million Series A raise

- May 10, 2019 2 MIN READ

Melbourne lawtech startup Plexus, has closed the largest venture capital raise in Australian legal history, $4.65 million in Series A funding, led by KPMG. The professional services company’s legal arm, KPMG Law has also formed a strategic alliance with Plexus. Aconex co-founders, Rob Philpot and Leigh Jasper, and Message Media co-founder Grant Rule also participated.… Read more »