Knomos On Starting Up

Some thoughts on our experience in legal tech, open data, and entrepreneurship

Open & Free: The Next Era of Canadian Legal Tech

Ask any entrepreneur: ideas are easy, execution is hard. This is especially true for legal tech startups faced with limited access to public legal data, a risk-averse profession that is notoriously slow to adopt new technologies, and an entrenched industry model for...

Microsoft Accelerator: We Have Liftoff!

If you're a regular reader of our blog, you already know how much we like space metaphors. There's a sense of excitement and wonder they convey about exploring uncharted territory. Even our name, a combination of "knowledge" + "cosmos", reflects our mission to map a...

Here Be Dragons: Lessons for Legal Startups

The world of entrepreneurship is full of challenges and cautionary tales. It's also rife with clichés. Fake it 'til you make it. Fail Fast. Disrupt. While there's a lot early stage startups can learn from established business principles and the personal experience of...

The Tetris Effect: What Video Games Can Teach Law

My experience is what I agree to attend to. - William James At first blush, video games and law might seem like an odd pairing. The gaming industry is a cool, fast-paced environment in which competitors constantly innovate and push technical boundaries as they strive...