Ravel, a Palo Alto, California-based provider of a platform that turn legal data into insights, raised $8.1m in Series A funding.
The round was led by New Enterprise Associates and North Bridge, with participation from The Experiment Fund and Work-Bench.
The company intends to use the funds to continue building its solution.
Co-founded by CEO Daniel Lewis and Nik Reed, Ravel Law is developing a legal search, analytics, and visualization platform. It enables lawyers to find, contextualize, and interpret information in order to prepare for litigation.
In 2012, the company spun out of Stanford University’s Law School, Computer Science Department, and d.school, with the support of CodeX (Stanford’s Center for Legal Informatics).