The explosion of generative AI product offerings has stoked interest in AI acquisitions – including the $650 million acquisition of legal AI company Casetext by Thomson Reuters, one of the 10 largest AI and machine learning mergers in the first half of 2023.
What do founders need to know about the opportunities and risks of starting and scaling an AI-based company?
Join Casetext co-founders Jake Heller, CEO, and Laura Safdie, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, as they talk with Orrick’s Mark Seneca about the fast-evolving world of AI startups and exits. They discuss:
- Their path from working for law firms to entrepreneurship and their inspiration for pursuing Casetext, a leader in supplying AI solutions to the law (2:07)
- Lessons learned from building and commercializing Casetext (13:14)
- The decision-making process behind the sale of Casetext to Thomson Reuters (23:04)
- How LegalTech will both change and create opportunities in the legal industry (30:46)