1 hr 8 min

Finding marginal gains to build better products, with Tom Dunlop of Summize Legaltech Arcade

    • Technology

In this episode, I talk to Tom Dunlop, Founder and CEO of Summize. We discuss his journey from representing Team GB in badminton and getting into sports agency, to working as an in-house lawyer for fast-growth tech companies and founding Summize. We explore how legal tech vendors can succeed by leveraging the 1% principle to focus on delivering simple, yet high-value solutions that can deliver significant benefits for their customers.


Topics of discussion


The importance and benefits of automated contract summaries

From European No. 1 badminton player to legal tech founder

Bringing a sports mentality into professional life

Series A and the importance of securing finance

Advice for lawyers wanting to get into legal tech

Why being a creative lawyer can unlock career opportunities

Using video walkthroughs to humanise contract negotiation

Key factors currently impacting in-house legal teams

Analysis paralysis caused by a crowded legal tech market

How to remove friction when selling legal technology

Key factors when onboarding new customers

The future of legal tech post-pandemic

The deconstruction of one-stop-shop platforms

In this episode, I talk to Tom Dunlop, Founder and CEO of Summize. We discuss his journey from representing Team GB in badminton and getting into sports agency, to working as an in-house lawyer for fast-growth tech companies and founding Summize. We explore how legal tech vendors can succeed by leveraging the 1% principle to focus on delivering simple, yet high-value solutions that can deliver significant benefits for their customers.


Topics of discussion


The importance and benefits of automated contract summaries

From European No. 1 badminton player to legal tech founder

Bringing a sports mentality into professional life

Series A and the importance of securing finance

Advice for lawyers wanting to get into legal tech

Why being a creative lawyer can unlock career opportunities

Using video walkthroughs to humanise contract negotiation

Key factors currently impacting in-house legal teams

Analysis paralysis caused by a crowded legal tech market

How to remove friction when selling legal technology

Key factors when onboarding new customers

The future of legal tech post-pandemic

The deconstruction of one-stop-shop platforms

1 hr 8 min

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