Indy lawyer could inspire more women to launch tech startups
Editor’s note: This is the last in a series of IndyStar stories about women in technology.
In 2013, Haley Altman sat in her office after midnight surrounded by hundreds of documents, looking for the one needed to close a $30 million-dollar deal.
Altman had spent 10 years working as a transactional lawyer, helping venture capital firms and businesses with funding, acquisitions and initial public offerings.
At that moment, she decided what her profession really needed was technology that helped lawyers digitize all their documents, allow for e-signatures, smooth out business transactions — and ditch the mounds of paper.
But she couldn’t find anything that did the job.
“I took the next step on trying to build it on my own,” Altman said.