This week Barclays Had a quick chat with Legislate CEO and founder Charles Brecque about Legislate’s biggest highlights, challenges and advice for other founders.
Legislate is a LawTech member of the Barclays lab ecosystem. In recent years Eagle Labs has focused its attention on positive disruption in the UK, LawTech being one of the major forces changing the status quo.
The Lab is partnered with UCL and the University of Liverpool as well as law firms like Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy to support innovation and technology which is changing the legal industry landscape.
“By uncovering how the ambitions of start-up businesses can be better supported, we’re confident that with the right support and advice, and access to networks and mentorship that we know are crucial, UK entrepreneurs will continue to drive innovation and economic success nationwide.”
Jon Hope, Director of Eagle Labs at Barclays
Barclays Eagle Labs was established in 2015 with the mission to support business ecosystems, entrepreneurs and startups and help them innovate and grow. Unused Barclay's office space was made use of by
Barclays Eagle labs are able to leverage 325 hundred years of business knowledge and connections. They support entrepreneurs by providing co-working space, resources, mentorship and help with raising capital.
Eagle Labs has many partnerships with universities, businesses and local councils around the UK, including Manchester University and the Oxford Trust.
Female Founder Accelerator, Funding Readiness Programme and Black Founder Accelerator are just some of the programmes run by Eagle Labs in its quest to support a range of initiatives in the UK.
Legislate is an early-stage legal technology start-up which allows large landlords and small businesses to easily create, sign and manage contracts on their own terms. Legislate’s patented knowledge graph approach is unlocking the full potential of contract data and bringing robust contracting to the unlawyered. Legislate’s team marries technical and legal expertise to create a painless, and unique, contracting experience for its users. Legislate is backed by Parkwalk Advisors and Perivoli Innovations and angel investors.