Common Migrator snags first prize at ABA Techshow 2023’s Startup Alley competitors
Common Migrator gained first prize on the seventh annual Startup Alley pitch competitors on the ABA Techshow 2023 on Wednesday night after dealing with off towards 14 different finalists.
Tony Valenti, the corporate’s 37-year-old founder, gained after pitching to a packed ballroom on the Hyatt Regency Chicago. He had three minutes to promote his product to the viewers, which voted by a cell app on the finish of the occasion for the winner.
Legislation companies can use Common Migrator to simply swap from utilizing one follow or doc administration platform to a different by simplifying and automating information switch and file backup programs. In response to its web site, Common Migrator helps dozens of fashionable follow administration programs.
Valenti stated it was “very thrilling” to listen to that his firm had gained.
“It’s an important validation of the work we’ve been doing,” Valenti stated.
Valenti stated he thought that his pitch resonated with the voters as a result of it has simplified the duty of shifting information from one follow administration platform to a different.
“We’ve achieved the work to standardize that information transition course of. So it doesn’t matter which system you’re shifting from or what system you need to transfer to—it’s an automatic, seamless transition,” he stated.
Valenti added that the product additionally makes information switch simple for BigLaw companies which will really feel caught on their present follow administration software program however are cautious of shifting information to a different platform, reminiscent of Clio or MyCase, as a result of “it’s simply too scary a factor to do.”
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“Common Migrator is designed for legislation companies that wish to migrate. It’s designed for IT consultants that need to migrate legislation companies, and it’s designed for follow administration firms that need to onboard companies faster,” Valenti stated.
The Startup Alley pitch competitors is an ABA Techshow mainstay and kicked off the four-day occasion, which runs from Wednesday, March 1 to Saturday, March 4 on the Hyatt Regency Chicago, as attendees listened to pitches from all 15 tech startups.
Consumption portal DecisionVault got here in second after founder Wouter IJgosse made his case. Legal professional Kimberly Y. Bennett snagged third place after pitching Fidu, a platform for delivering subscription authorized providers and automating workflows.
Different firms that competed included contract administration programs, authorized analysis platforms and distant litigation instruments.
Organizers made an preliminary name for entries in November 2022. A panel of judges narrowed down the startups to 40, and competitors organizers acquired nearly 81,000 votes on over 16,000 ballots to determine who would compete in Chicago.
Lawyer and journalist Robert Ambrogi hosted the curtain raiser and was honored for his decadeslong profession masking authorized tech.
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