Eight start-ups to join Lefebvre Sarrut’s LightSpeed Accelerator in 2024

Milan, 16 january 2024

Lefebvre Sarrut, the European leader in legal and tax knowledge, has named the eight startups joining its LightSpeed Accelerator programme in 2024. Founded in six European countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain), these young companies are developing innovative technology to help organizations meet legal and regulatory challenges, especially environmental, social and governance performance. Many of their solutions are powered by artificial intelligence.

Olivier Campenon, CEO of Lefebvre Sarrut, said: “We’re delighted to welcome these eight startups selected to the Lightspeed Accelerator. We’re proud to support this new generation of entrepreneurs and help them build sustainable value and powerful assets for Europe. Our key areas of innovation are AI, ESG and legal solutions for corporates.”


The eight startups are:

  1. Artificieel (Belgium): Artificieel uses advanced AI integrating legislation and jurisprudence knowledge to search legal documents and simplify legal processes.
  2. AVA HR (France): AVA HR uses AI to assists HR teams with daily tasks, through ready-to-use documents, such as work contracts, employee reviews and skills assessments.
  3. diFacile (Italy): diFacile, is an advanced legal-tech platform streamlining both extrajudicial and judicialoutstanding payments recovery through digital automation
  4. Govin (Netherlands): Govin provides VCs, founders and board members with a solution to manage corporate governance effortlessly and transparently, with easy workflows and actionable insights for legal agreements.
  5. Renaiss (Spain): AI-powered Renaiss draws on internal data and documents to improve business operations.
  6. Salacia (Netherlands): Salacia facilitates full ESG compliance through its integrated SaaS platform, which offers a fully automated accounting system for ESG reporting.
  7. Suzan AI (France): Suzan AI is an AI governance and security platform for tracking AI assets, managing risks and aligning systems with global regulations and standards.
  8. Tucan (Germany): Tucan’s AI-powered software provides automated summaries of meetings and texts, tailored to specific needs.

For the 2024 LightSpeed Accelerator, Lefebvre Sarrut received 57 applications worldwide.

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About Lefebvre Sarrut

Lefebvre Sarrut is the European leader in legal, tax and regulatory knowledge. With offices in France (Lefebvre Dalloz), Germany (Juris/Stollfuß), Italy (Giuffrè Francis Lefebvre), the Netherlands (SDU), Spain (Lefebvre) and Belgium, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom (Larcier-Intersentia), the group provides publishing, training and software solutions to a wide range of organisations in the private and public sectors (CHRO, CFO, CLOs, CCOS…) and to regulated professions (notaries, chartered accountants, lawyers, etc.). Lefebvre Sarrut generated revenues of €542 million in 2022 and employs 2,400 people. The group’s mission is to enable knowledge for a fairer, more efficient and sustainable society. www.lefebvre-sarrut.eu