On November 29, 2018, Blue J Legal Inc. completed a US$7 million Series A financing round led by Relay Ventures, with participation from Silicon Valley-based LDV Partners, Mistral Venture Partners and BDC Capital. Blue J Legal will use this injection of capital to establish a foothold in the U.S. market, expand and enhance its product suite, and grow its go-to-market and product development teams.
Blue J Legal, based in Toronto, uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to make the law more transparent and accessible. The company’s technology saves time and offers confident answers in challenging circumstances. While the company’s initial focus is on tax and employment law, the technology is versatile and is being extended to cover other areas of law in the U.S., Canada, and around the world.
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised Blue J Legal with a team consisting of Chad Bayne, Simon Leith, Andrew Irwin and Sahil Chopra (Corporate).