NEW: Invest in multiple lawsuits through LexShares Marketplace Fund.

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LexShares funds plaintiffs in commercial lawsuits for a share of the potential recovery

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LexShares Marketplace Fund I

LexShares Marketplace Fund I (LMFI) enables investors to gain exposure to multiple litigation finance assets through one investment vehicle. LMFI will invest in cases posted to the LexShares platform as well as other litigation finance opportunities.

Offering Size $25,000,000
Investors 91/99
Days Left 15
Minimum Investment: $75,000
87% Committed
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Increase diversification

Add investments in legal claims to your portfolio which are typically uncorrelated to broader capital markets and macroeconomic factors.

Expertly curated cases

Cases posted to LexShares undergo a rigorous vetting process by our case selection team led by Max Volsky, a foremost authority on litigation finance.

Application Submission

Plaintiffs or attorneys submit an application for funding

Initial Qualification

Cursory review of legal merits and parties

Due Diligence

Detailed case selection including a review of the legal merits, interviews with plaintiff and counsel, defendant creditworthiness and litigation budget analysis

Case Funding

Approved cases are listed for funding on the LexShares platform

Recent investments

Minority owners
Business partners

Breach of fiduciary duty

This is a breach of fiduciary duty claim by a minority owner against the management group of a family-owned business for alleged self-dealing and improper transfer of valuable rights to various third parties.

Offering Size $500,000
Funding Complete
Estate
Entertainment Company

Breach of Contract

This is a matter involving competing claims to certain funds deposited into a court registry arising from the sale of a catalog of songs. One of the claimants is an attorney’s estate that seeks a distribution from those proceeds related to a multi-million dollar attorneys’ lien arising from their...

Offering Size $150,000
Funding Complete
Small Business
Multiple Entities

Trademark infringement

Defendants allegedly infringed Plaintiff's trademarks by selling, without authorization, various products and services bearing counterfeit designations that are identical to, or substantially indistinguishable from, the Plaintiff's brand.

Offering Size $100,000
Funding Complete
IT Reseller
Fortune 500 Company

Breach of Contract, Fraud, False Arrest and Imprisonment

A Fortune 500 Company allegedly sold counterfeit equipment to an IT reseller. After the reseller attempted to sell the equipment the reseller's offices were raided by police for selling counterfeit equipment, the equipment seized, and sales associates arrested and imprisoned.

Offering Size $275,000
Funding Complete
Professional Athlete
Financial Advisory Firm

Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud, Negligence

Wealth management advisors are accused of defrauding the plaintiff out of tens of millions of dollars that they were entrusted to manage, leading to the closure of the plaintiff's business.

Offering Size $750,000
Resolved
Technology Startup
Fortune 1000 Company

Breach of Contract, Promissory Estoppel

Plaintiff was hired to create a digital platform to centralize communications and fundraising among members and subsidiaries of the defendant. The plaintiff alleges that defendant breached its contractual obligations by failing to roll out the platform to its members, abruptly ending the project, and...

Offering Size $225,000
Funding Complete
Whistleblower & United States
Fortune 500 Company

Qui Tam / Whistleblower

This is a whistleblower lawsuit against a government contractor. The defendant allegedly engaged in an illegal course of conduct by submitting numerous false claims related to the mispricing of government contracts for software and related services.

Offering Size $150,000
Funding Complete
Trademark Owner
Multiple Entities

Trademark Infringement

Defendants allegedly infringed on Plaintiff's registered trademarks by using them without authorization.

Offering Size $620,000
Funding Complete
Office Tennant
Landlord

Negligence, Breach of Contract

Defendant was allegedly negligent when its contractors, who were hired to perform office-remodeling work, removed and discarded valuable property from an office leased by the plaintiff. As a result of the defendant's negligence, the plaintiff suffered a substantial loss.

Offering Size $300,000
Funding Complete
Toy Manufacturer
Consumer Product Marketer

Breach of contract

A mass-marketer of consumer products allegedly breached a contract with a toy manufacturer by failing to pay royalties, by selling unauthorized products from competitors, and by failing to use its best efforts to assist the toy manufacturer in achieving market share and selling inventory.

Offering Size $100,000
Funding Complete
Independent Contractor
Sovereign Entity

Breach of contract

Defendant allegedly breached several large contracts by failing to pay Plaintiff amounts specified in those contracts.

Offering Size $300,000
Funding Complete
Technology Company
Fortune 500 Company

Patent infringement

After ending a multi-year partnership with Plaintiff, Defendant introduced a software application that allegedly infringed on Plaintiff's patents, causing damages to Plaintiff's business.

Offering Size $3,775,000
Funding Complete
Landlord
Business Tenant

Breach of Contract

Defendant allegedly breached their lease agreement by unilaterally terminating it and vacating the building prior to the end of the term. Per the lease, upon breach, the landlord is due the rent and other charges for the balance of the term of the lease, which they have not paid.

Offering Size $225,000
Funding Complete
Manufacturer
Distributor

Breach of Contract

Defendant allegedly breached their distribution agreement by failing to purchase from Plaintiff the number of units specified in the agreement.

Offering Size $150,000
Funding Complete
Owner
Business Partners

Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud

Defendants allegedly breached company agreements by improperly attempting to expel Plaintiff and failing to pay fair value for his ownership interest.

Offering Size $200,000
Funding Complete
Independent Contractor
Sovereign Entity

Breach of contract

Defendant allegedly breached a contract by failing to pay Plaintiff amounts specified in the contract.

Offering Size $400,000
Funding Complete
Technology Company
Fortune 500 Company

Breach of Contract

Defendant allegedly breached a contract with Plaintiff by failing to process a minimum number of transactions using Plaintiff's software and by developing its own software based on Plaintiff's proprietary technology.

Offering Size $400,000
Funding Complete
Whistleblower & United States
Health Care Provider

Qui Tam / Whistleblower

This is a qui tam whistleblower claim brought against a health care provider under the False Claims Act. Defendant allegedly engaged in an illegal course of conduct by submitting numerous false claims.

Offering Size $400,000
Funding Complete
Small Business
Agriculture Producer

Business Tort

After providing services to Defendant for four years, Plaintiff suffered extraordinary losses to his company because Defendant allegedly applied toxic materials to areas where Plaintiff's business assets were located.

Offering Size $250,000
Funding Complete
Entertainer
Show Producers

Breach of Contract

Defendants allegedly refused to continue paying Plaintiff his fees relating to a popular Broadway show that they co-produced. Defendants also allegedly infringed a copyrighted work owned by Plaintiff by using it in a production without Plaintiff's consent for their own commercial purposes.

Offering Size $100,000
Funding Complete
Small Business
Technology Conglomerate

Copyright infringement

After its trademark applications were denied due to similarity with a federally registered trademark owned by Plaintiff, Defendants decided to nevertheless brand and market their new product using the protected trademark, causing damages to Plaintiff's business.

Offering Size $450,000
Funding Complete
Entrepreneur
Business Partners

Breach of Contract

When Plaintiff resigned, Defendants allegedly breached company agreements by improperly attempting to expel Plaintiff, failing to pay fair market value for his ownership interest, and engaging in a sham valuation of the companies.

Offering Size $350,000
Funding Complete
Renewable Energy Developer
Municipality

Settlement

This opportunity relates to termination of a multi-million contract with a renewable energy company by a municipality. According to the terms of the contract, it allegedly entitles the energy company to receive millions in damages from the municipality for indirect costs and profits associated with the...

Offering Size $400,000
Funding Complete
Small Business
Multiple Entities

Trademark infringement

Defendants allegedly infringed Plaintiff's trademarks by selling, without authorization, various products and services bearing counterfeit designations that are identical to, or substantially indistinguishable from, the Plaintiff's brand.

Offering Size $300,000
Funding Complete
Anonymous Whistleblower
Fortune 1000 Company

Qui Tam / Whistleblower

This is a whistleblower claim brought against a publicly traded company under the False Claims Act. The defendant allegedly engaged in an illegal course of conduct by submitting numerous false claims.

Offering Size $1,000,000
Resolved
Entrepreneurs
Technology Company

Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Wrongful Termination, Breach of Contract

A technology company allegedly ousted its co-founder and other high-level employees after they expressed concerns about the firm's mismanagement and breaches of fiduciary duty. The former employees claim that those in control of the firm continually used the work of the team to augment their personal...

Offering Size $250,000
Resolved
Confidential Plaintiff
Fortune 500 Company

Products Liability

Products liability lawsuit against a Fortune 500 multinational manufacturer based in the United States. The case relates to catastrophic damages allegedly sustained from the use of a popular consumer packaged good.

Offering Size $600,000
Resolved
Small Manufacturer
Multinational Energy Company

Business Tort

This is a claim for business losses against a large energy company, its related companies, and several other large defendants in the oil & gas industry. The plaintiffs allege the defendants' negligent actions and direct interference caused millions in damages to their business.

Offering Size $400,000
Resolved
IT Reseller
Fortune 500 Company

Breach of Contract, Fraud, False Arrest and Imprisonment

A Fortune 500 Company allegedly sold counterfeit equipment to an IT reseller. After the reseller attempted to sell the equipment the reseller's offices were raided by police for selling counterfeit equipment, the equipment seized, and sales associates arrested and imprisoned.

Offering Size $175,000
Funding Complete
Athletic Association
Law Firm

Legal malpractice

This is a legal malpractice case brought by an athletic association against a law firm for allegedly mishandling a key provision in the association's governing agreement that materially affected its business and legal relationship with members.

Offering Size $150,000
Funding Complete
Owner
Business Partner

Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Fraud

This is a breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract and fraud claim by an owner against a medical company and its management group for allegedly improperly transferring valuable rights belonging to the company to various third-parties.

Offering Size $400,000
Funding Complete
Real Estate Developer
Investor Group

Breach of contract

This is a breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty claim against a high net worth individual and investor group. The plaintiff alleges that defendants illegally squeezed him out of a lucrative business opportunity relating to the development of a luxury condominium project.

Offering Size $300,000
Resolved
Toy Manufacturer
Consumer Product Marketer

Breach of contract

A mass-marketer of consumer products allegedly breached a contract with a toy manufacturer by failing to pay royalties, by selling unauthorized products from competitors, and by failing to use its best efforts to assist the toy manufacturer in achieving market share and selling inventory.

Offering Size $120,000
Funding Complete
Startup
Reseller

Breach of contract, Misappropriation of trade secrets

This is a breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets case by a startup against a white label reseller. White label reseller allegedly disclosed confidential information regarding the startup's technology.

Offering Size $135,000
Funding Complete
Confidential Plaintiff
Municipality

Civil rights

This is a civil rights case for wrongful incarceration against a large U.S. municipality and various police officers. Plaintiff spent several decades in prison for murder, whose conviction was eventually overturned.

Offering Size $1,000,000
Funding Complete
Real Estate Developer
Title Insurance Company

RICO, Fraud

Plaintiffs allege a violation by Defendants of the RICO Act relating to a real estate transaction, whereby Defendants, through a web of related companies, operated a Ponzi Scheme that defrauded Plaintiffs by squandering amounts deposited by them in trust with Defendants.

Offering Size $175,000
Funding Complete
Whistleblower & United States
Fortune 1000 company

Qui Tam / Whistleblower

This is a whistleblower lawsuit against a publicly traded government contractor. The defendant allegedly engaged in an illegal course of conduct by submitting numerous false claims related to the mispricing of government contracts.

Offering Size $100,000
Resolved
Confidential Plaintiff
Fortune 500 Company

Products Liability

This is a products liability and wrongful death claim against a multinational Fortune 500 manufacturer relating the use of its product, which allegedly led to the death of the user.

Offering Size $175,000
Funding Complete
Anonymous Whistleblower
Anonymous New York Business

Qui Tam / Whistleblower

This is a Qui Tam/Whistleblower claim brought against a New York business under New York's False Claims Act for a tax evasion scheme.

Offering Size $85,000
Resolved
Confidential Plaintiff
Fortune 500 Company

Products Liability

This is a products liability and wrongful death claim against a multinational Fortune 500 manufacturer relating the use of its product, which allegedly led to the death of the user.

Offering Size $425,000
Funding Complete
Startup
Reseller

Breach of contract, Misappropriation of trade secrets

This is a breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets case by a startup against a white label reseller. White label reseller allegedly disclosed confidential information regarding the startup's technology.

Offering Size $350,000
Funding Complete
Finance Company
Oil & Gas Developer

Breach of Contract, Fraud

This is a breach of contract and fraudulent inducement claim against an oil & gas developer. The plaintiff alleges the defendant failed to pay several million dollars relating to a successful oil & gas venture.

Offering Size $110,000
Resolved
Confidential Plaintiff
Fortune 500 Company

Products Liability

Products liability lawsuit against a Fortune 500 multinational manufacturer based in the United States. The case relates to catastrophic damages allegedly sustained from the use of a popular consumer packaged good.

Offering Size $250,000
Resolved

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