HiiL, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, announces the Innovating Justice Boostcamp. This event will showcase this year’s semi-finalists for the HiiL SME Empowerment – and Family Justice Challenges.
The justice startups were carefully selected from more than 400 candidates all over Africa. During the boostcamp, the entrepreneurs will pitch their justice innovation, after which the best will be selected and reviewed by a jury.
During the boostcamp, the best innovations will be selected and reviewed by a jury, who will advise the selection of finalists who will pitch for the Innovating Justice Awards and acceleration funding worth over € 160,000!
The Innovating Justice Boostcamp will have key-note addresses followed by pitches, panel discussions and interactive working sessions that bring together the different worlds of entrepreneurs, investors, civil society, justice professionals and academia. We are proud that iDEA is a supporting partner for this event.
The selected startups in West Africa are:
- AnthonyRhodes (Nigeria, Family)
- Moh Ni Bah (Cote d’Ivoire, Family)
- Just Land (Ghana, Family)
- New Voices Sustain Community Based Paralegal and Village Mediators (Nigeria, Family)
- Insurance Manager App (Nigeria, SME)
- SwiftLaw (Ghana, SME)
Date: Thursday 29 September 2016.
Time: 15:00 – 20:30.
Location: iDEA, 296, Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.
Admission: Free, registration required via Eventbrite.
Please visit the Innovating Justice website for updates about the event. More information about HiiL’s Accelerator programme and other boostcamps can also be found on our website.
Questions about tickets and the event can also be addressed to [email protected].
We look forward to hosting you at the event, so that together we can encourage these young innovators who are solving real justices problems in West Africa.
Nigerian startups raised $17.6m in Q1 2019, 8.5% higher than they did in Q1 2018. Find out more in the latest quarterly edition of the Nigerian Startup Funding Report here.