A reminder to legal technology startups: The deadline for applications to compete in the fifth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW is Dec. 18.

TECHSHOW is the American Bar Association’s premier legal technology conference, to be held virtually March 8-12, 2021.

Through the Startup Alley competition, 15 startups will be selected to participate in a virtual pitch competition that will be the opening event of this year’s TECHSHOW.

In addition to the pitch competition, the 15 finalists will be highlighted on a special Startup Alley section of the conference website.

TECHSHOW is one of the world’s pre-eminent legal technology conferences. Startup Alley participants gain exposure for their companies to a large and diverse audience of legal professionals, including practitioners, academics, consultants, legal journalists, bloggers, industry analysts and investors.

n addition, the winner of the pitch competition will receive:

  • Free 10×10 booth space at the 2022 TECHSHOW (or online equivalent if a live event is not possible).
  • Free 12-month listing on the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center’s Buyer’s Guide.
  • $5,000 credit to use towards advertising in ABA Law Practice Division media.
  • A profile of the company on my LawSites blog.

To read full details, see my prior post announcing the competition’s launch.

If you prefer, you can jump directly to the application form.

Hope to see you, virtually at least, at TECHSHOW.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.