Third-party litigation funding isn’t new. As an asset class, it’s growing in a big way, but it’s reserved for the few: high-net-worth private investors backing large-sum cases for high-risk, high-reward investments.
Back in 2019, the team behind VWM Capital Litigation Fund spotted an opportunity to bring lawtech to litigation financing, open it up and create a niche but truly compelling investment.
Our vision was to apply automative technology to litigation funding decisions so a high number of low-figure cases could be assessed for the likelihood of successful outcomes. Litigators would get a quick decision, and the automated algorithmic logic would remove the guesswork, continuously improving itself with the data it obtained.
More people and businesses would be able to access justice, even when up against adversaries with deep pockets. Not only that: investors would have a low-risk alternative to traditional litigation funding, and one that would meet ESG criteria.