Who is eligible to participate in Lawyer.com's Million-Dollar AI Challenge?

Participants must be at least 18 years old, submit their application in English, and have a team (or a solid plan to assemble a team) with relevant skills and experience in AI, legal marketing or related fields. Participants must submit an original idea, have no conflict of interest, comply with all applicable laws and regulations, and agree to the Lawyer.com's Terms and Conditions.

What is the application deadline?

The final date to submit applications is July 19, 2023.

What are the judging criteria for the contest?

Submissions will be evaluated on innovation, vision and passion, market potential, AI concept and implementation, user experience design, and execution capabilities.

What formats can I use to submit my application?

Acceptable forms of submission include PDF files, PowerPoint Presentation or video.

How can I protect my intellectual property (IP) during the contest?

Participants retain ownership of their IP, including copyrights, patents, and trademarks associated with their submissions. Lawyer.com will not disclose submissions or any related information to third parties without consent, except for disclosures necessary for judging the contest or as required by law. Lawyer.com will provide guidance on IP protection to the contest winner to help them navigate IP protection strategies and processes.

What happens if there are no quality submissions?

We reserve the right not to select a winner or award the $1,000,000 investment if, in our sole discretion, the submissions do not meet the required quality standards or criteria. Our priority is to invest in a truly exceptional idea that aligns with our vision and has the potential to revolutionize the legal industry.

How will the $1,000,000 investment be disbursed?

The $1,000,000 investment will be disbursed according to management's monthly budget requirements, which will depend on the current development progress of the venture.

How does the up to $1,000,000 in online advertising work?

Lawyer.com will promote your venture across premium high-traffic websites owned and operated by us and our parent company World Media Group.

Can I submit more than one idea for the contest?

Yes, participants can submit multiple applications, provided that each idea is unique and original.

When will the winner be announced?

The winner will be announced on August 30, 2023.

How do I get in touch with the contest organizers if I have additional questions?

If you have further questions, email us at milliondollar@corp.lawyer.com.

Can international applicants participate in Lawyer.com's Million Dollar AI Challenge?

Yes, the contest is open to international applicants. However, participants must comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and rules in their jurisdiction, as well as those of the United States.

Are there any fees to participate in the contest?

No, there are no fees to participate in Lawyer.com's Million Dollar AI Challenge.

Can I modify or withdraw my submission after submitting it?

Yes, you can modify or withdraw your submission until the application deadline (7/19/23). To do so, please contact us at milliondollar@corp.lawyer.com with the details of your request.

What type of support will the winner receive besides the $1,000,000 investment?

Along with the investment, the winner will gain valuable mentorship, resources, and industry exposure to help them succeed in developing and launching their AI-based innovation.

What should I include in my submission to make the most compelling case?

Your submission should cover the following aspects: background and motivation, target audience, unique selling proposition (USP), key features and functionalities, technical overview, market potential, business model, marketing and user-acquisition strategy, scalability and future plans, and team introduction.

Will there be any additional opportunities for finalists or participants who do not win the contest?

Yes, short-listed candidates will be promoted on our web properties, social media channels, and in leading legal marketing and technology publications to increase exposure and attract additional investor and strategic-partner sources.