UpCounsel to Shut Down; Was Marketplace for Freelance Lawyers

Lawyer marketplace UpCounsel is shutting down.
The San Francisco based company, which has raised a total of $26 million, including a $12 million Series B in April 2018, notified customers by email this morning that it will shut down permanently on March 4.
The company served corporations by providing freelance lawyers for anything from a one-time consultation to staffing a legal department.
It was cofounded by Mason Blake, an engineer who was its CTO,  and Matt Faustman, its CEO and an attorney who previously represented startups in Silicon Valley.
Following is the email that went out today:
We want to thank you for your continued support since we first started UpCounsel in 2012. It has been a delight to work with each of you along the way, building innovative products to make the legal experience better. Pursuing our mission of creating a remarkable legal experience was made possible because of you. As founders we are

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