The yearly Innovating Justice Challenge to help fund the brightest ideas and businesses centred on access to justice has finally released the shortlisted innovations of 2016.
This years challenge has 15 innovations from West Africa, 25 innovations from East Africa, 8 innovations from South Africa, 3 innovations from North Africa and 1 innovation from East Africa and 17 innovations Ukraine shortlisted.
Insurance Manager App, KRTOON AFRIKA ACADEMY, SwiftLaw, Just Land, AnthonyRhodes: A B2B platform, Adding Value to Families and Businesses, CashMadam, Identifying Fake Lawyers in the Nigerian Legal System, HouseFly Lawyer, New Voices Sustain Community Based Paralegal and Village Mediators, Moh Ni Bah (Platform for registration of rural births via mobile and SMS), Freshmarte, IP Conquest, Assistance for formalization of SMEs from informal sector, Just4her – Justice for Rape Victims, Live Better Daily—Family Series
Deepdive Startups Ecosystem, BYTELEX, J2P, Lawyers 4 Farmers: Promoting Farmer Entrepreneurship, Sauti, JAGA BOX, People`s Saver (PSaver), Puliida, Mobile Legal Aid, JuriBiz, Baraza, My Wakili, Uwakili: Legal Made Easy, FamiLaw, KnownAfrique Law App, All that Legal, CLAB Legal Aid Clinics, Delivering Justice to Women in Tanzania’s Informal Sector, BMData – Birth, marriage, Death management system, FarmingBay — Reducing risks involved in contract farming and international trade of farm products, Slumfighters International, FAmaliA, Empowering Families to Access Justice Project (EFAJ-P), Quest! Social Networking Platform, Bust A Nerve
The Citizen Justice Network, SME FRAUD PREVENTION- FRAUD INTELLIGENCE SHARING SYSTEM, Origin Systems, Legal Network Africa, Business M+, Legal Legends, Human Rights Watch Mobile Application, Access to Justice for Children
Legal com, The first exchange of intellectual products, Legal_IT_Bot, Legal alarm, Open-Lex, ProoFact, LegalUp, Ukrainian Hopes & Ambitions Legal Loop, The International Arbitration and Cryptography Centre, Court mobile application, Domjurista.ua, Information Ukrainian Justice Map, Prozorro — Legal support for public procurement Online, AELITA PSA Law Firm EcoSystem, Corruption – fighting tools, BITLEX, Rate Your Judge App
These innovations will continue to work on their profiles until next week, when the voting campaign will begin online. The voting will begin on Wednesday 3rd, August at 00:01 GMT +2 (Netherlands time) and will end at 23:59 GMT +2 (Netherlands time) on Monday 15th, August.
Based on the voting and on expert advice, the top 2 vote recipients in Family Justice; the top 2 vote recipients in SME Empowerment; the top 2 Ukrainian general legal tech; and the top non-Ukrainian general legal tech will all become semi-finalists automatically as a result of their hard work in the voting round.
To support an innovation, visit the HiiL Innovative Justice website.
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