The NYU Law Venture Fund has named Gabriel Delabra ’22 and Sam Klotz ’23 as the grand prize winners of its spring business plan competition. Delabra, Klotz and other participants each submitted a one- to two-minute video describing a legal tech business idea. Presentations focused on using technology to make the practice of law more effective and efficient.
Delabra’s business plan centered on a hiring tool for legal associates in the workforce and firms looking for new hires. The tool would allow associates to catalog their workflow each week, export the information, and filter it to highlight experience applicable to employers. Companies could also search and filter candidates with specific skills and work experiences relevant to their needs.
Klotz introduced a new document management system for law firms that would electronically link final versions of signed documents to their edits. The system aims to make documentation more easily accessible to lawyers and staff.
Launched in 2018 with donor support, the NYU Law Venture Fund fosters entrepreneurship among NYU law students and alumni through grants and internships, networking events, and seed investments, among other initiatives. This competition was made possible by the generous support of the jury of the NYU Law Venture Fund, a group of NYU Law alumni who are leaders in the field of entrepreneurship and venture capital.
Posted May 10, 2022