Legal-tech startup Lawyered raises bridge round
Lawyered raised an undisclosed amount in a bridge round of funding led by angel
investors from Saby Waraich, former senior information systems manager at City of Portland and a former professor at University of Phoenix; Sujinder Sahni, senior information technology
consultant at IT office, government of Saskatchewan, Canada; and Ashish Jassra, head of Electrical Discharge Machines (EDM) at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) Securities.
Lawyered is a legal discovery platform that connects legal advice seekers and legal
professionals. For lawyers, it acts as a discovery tool where they can showcase their
experience and expertise in written and video content. For legal advice seekers, it offers
access to lawyers from different regions and practices. Lawyered operates on a subscription model where lawyers are charged a platform fee to
get featured on the platform.
“We are the only platform focusing on the discovery of legal professionals without charging
them a transactional fee or commission. We have partnered with over 300 co-working
spaces to leverage on their startup community strength, and a large set of corporates who
use the services of our professional network,” Himanshu Gupta, Co founder and CEO, Lawyered, said