Orlando, Fla. (January 08, 2018) – With more than 6,000 people voting nationwide, Orlando-based SavvySuit was one of just 15 companies across the United State and Canada chosen to participate in the American Bar Association’s Startup Alley Competition.
The event, being held in March at the 2018 ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago, will feature the 15 companies in a pitch competition judged by attendees at the convention. ABA TECHSHOW is the largest convention focused on technology specifically targeting the legal industry.
“Being selected to present at this conference will lead to significant growth for our firm as this is the one place where the leaders in legal technology congregate each year,” says Eli Mattern, CEO and general counsel, SavvySuit. “This really showcases how our platform is helping change the industry.”
The participants were chosen by an open voting system with more than 6,000 people participating.
The types of technology represented are wide spread, including time management systems, social media data gathering programs, court reporting technology, and much more.
For SavvySuit, the creation of Florida Pro Bono Matters was a driving force in the firm’s selection. In announcing the participants, the American Bar Association said:
“Learn firsthand how SavvySuit is pushing the legal profession forward with the creation of conversational user interfaces. One such interface is a sophisticated pro bono catalog which allows attorneys to find pro bono cases with ease. This catalog provides case descriptions aggregated from over 30 organizations, including traditional legal aids and nation-wide programs like the ABA Military Pro Bono Project.”
If SavvySuit is picked as the winner of the opening night pitch competition, SavvySuit will receive:
- One-year Emerging Company membership in Evolve Law.
- Free booth space at the 2019 TECHSHOW.
- A profile of the company on Above the Law.
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For more information media should contact –
Eli Mattern, SavvySuit, 407-506-5941, firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol Ann Dykes, Site Manager, UCF Business Incubation Program, 407-207-7426, Carolann.email@example.com
Alan Byrd, Alan Byrd & Associates, 407-415-8470, Alan@ByrdConnections.com
About SavvySuit: SavvySuit builds cool tech for the legal field. They bridge the gap between attorneys and developers because their founders are both. SavvySuit works in a multitude of mediums under the legal tech umbrella—they’ve received a patent for their time-tracking device, built software solutions for private organizations, and continue to prototype new ways to use tech in the law. For more information, visit www.SavvySuit.com.
About the UCF Business Incubation Program: The University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped more than 390 local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources.
With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs. For the 2014/15 and 2015/16 fiscal years, the activities of these participating firms have helped sustain more than 4,710 local jobs and have had a cumulative impact of more than $725 million on regional GDP and more than $1.3 billion on regional sales. During the same period, the program has returned $7.41 for every $1 invested in the program. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu