Todd Bissett, Miller Thomson LLP partner, joins Alexsei as Strategic Advisor and Investor!

We are pleased to announce that Todd G. Bissett, a partner at Miller Thomson LLP, has joined Alexsei as a Strategic Advisor and Investor. Todd is a widely experienced business, technology, and international transactional lawyer, licensed in California and Ontario. He previously practiced for several years in Silicon Valley and Greater China, and is a […]

Asking good questions: a guide

Of all the considerations that go into building Alexsei, memo quality is of supreme importance. In fact, this is the single metric on which most of our time, energy, and resources are focused. Without high-quality answers, the other benefits of using artificial intelligence—such as reduced cost and turnaround times—are pointless. While there are many factors […]

Alexsei was recently featured in a Canadian Lawyer article entitled “AI legal research tools save money, time and judges’ enmity”, written by Tara Vasdani of Mills & Mills LLP

In an article about how A.I. is being used by lawyers, Tara Vasdani of Mills & Mills LLP discusses the impact Alexsei has had on her practice.  While I encourage you to read the full article here, below are some of the highlights: “Having personally piloted a legal research software in Toronto over the last two months called […]

Alexsei Joins NVIDIA Inception Program

Alexsei joins the Nvidia AI community Toronto, Ontario.—January 17, 2019— Alexsei today announced it has joined the NVIDIA Inception program, which is designed to nurture startups revolutionizing industries with advancements in AI and data sciences. Alexsei is a core a technology that employs advanced machine learning and leverages the collective intelligence of all our users—from […]

Techstars Announces 2018 Montreal AI Cohort

Techstars has announced the first cohort of its AI program in Montreal. Announced in March, Techstars and Real Ventures partnered to launch the AI-specific program in the city, which boasts a strong AI ecosystem, including companies like Element AI and a growing presence of labs from Facebook, Google, and Samsung. The ten selected companies will spend […]

Alexsei joins Techstars to continue building AI software for the legal profession

Alexsei is very excited to announce the support of Techstars’ Montreal, an A.I. focused cohort taking place in the fall of 2018.  While it’s been a few months already since Techstars and Real Ventures announced a new AI focused accelerator program in Montreal, today feels like the “real” first day. That’s right, we are finally welcoming the […]

Alexsei’s take on point-first writing for legal research memos

Point-first writing is one of the most important guiding principles in drafting an Alexsei memo. Specifically, point-first writing requires a proposition to be stated clearly before that proposition is developed or supported. Laskin, J.A. stated the following in an article about writing more persuasive factums: Unfortunately, too many factums contain either point last writing or no-point-at-all-writing. Lawyers […]