SmartUp® is a technology company that uses its proprietary framework to do two main things:
1. Easily connect startups and small businesses with qualified and vetted specialist attorneys to help solve their legal issues.
2. Make lawyers more efficient in their client interaction by modernizing their operations with software technology to make legal services more accessible.
Yuri is the co-founder of SmartUp®. Yuri spent a decade of his career securing the intellectual property of multinational corporations, and the recent patent reforms prompted his founding of SmartUp® - with a renewed focus on serving entrepreneurs across the world. Yuri enjoys writing, reading, and outdoor sports. In his free time, Yuri writes and produces music of all genres.
Mikhail directs the sales and marketing strategy of SmartUp®. Prior to co-founding SmartUp®, Mikhail was leading Sales and Marketing Analytics at First Data, the largest payments service provider in the world. He is currently working on his MBA at Emory University and received his BA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. You can either find him at your local tech events or browsing Kickstarter campaigns for a new gadget.
Andrei is a co-founder and the resident Business Attorney at SmartUp®. As the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Andrei is responsible for the operations and financial matters for SmartUp®. Prior to joining SmartUp®, Andrei served as the Managing Director and General Counsel of a group of companies that specialize in contract manufacturing, logistics, and international marketing and distribution of goods. In his spare time, Andrei enjoys all kinds of athletic activities.
Jarryd is the head of development and lead programmer for SmartUp®. A Georgia Institute of Technology graduate, Jarryd has over 10 years of software development experience; designing, implementing, and maintaining multiple web and mobile applications. When Jarryd isn't coding, you can find him outside: cycling, running, or scaling a mountain.
Amelia King manages the legal administration aspects for SmartUp® and works with each of our clients from start to finish. Amelia also provides project management support to the legal team for meeting client’s expectations and deadlines. In her spare time, you can find Amelia perfecting her rap lyrics while walking her chihuahua, AJ.