Douglas S. Malan of the Connecticut Law Tribune wrote a fantastic piece on Rocket Matter. It was published yesterday, March 30, 2009 and goes into our company history for those that are interested. Here’ a brief snippet:
Larry Port consistently heard from his attorney friends in small law firms that there was a lack of options when it came to automating their office management. And Port likes options.
So while working for a Florida-based company that develops human resources and payroll software, he did some computer consulting on the side and further explored his friends’ complaints. What he found was that no web-based practice management software existed. The traditional option was software that came in shrink-wrapped packages and required databases set-up on servers with someone assigned to maintain and monitor the system, all at a cost of several thousand dollars.
So he and a co-worker, Ariel Jatib, designed a product called Rocket Matter that is strictly online and cuts overhead costs for the solo practitioners and smaller firms that can’t or don’t want to invest in the traditional software.
You can read the full text of the article here.