HiiL Justice Accelerator Programme – Empowering Justice Startups Worldwide 2024 (€10,000 in non-equity funding)

The accelerator program is designed for startups with a product already making an impact in the market, and wishing to rapidly expand. It gathers a group of startups from various African and Middle Eastern countries for a rigorous four-month program featuring workshops, coaching, mentorship, and grant funding. The hybrid program culminates in a Demo Day and awards for the winners of the Innovating Justice Award.

HiiL Justice Accelerator Programme

Empowering Justice Startups Worldwide

This year, the accelerator is prioritizing the most urgent issues identified in our Justice Needs and Satisfaction surveys in targeted countries. They are seeking out startups with creative solutions to either prevent or address these challenges:

  • Nigeria: neighbours, land crime, domestic violence, housing.
  • Tunisia, Iraq and Palestine: employment and SMEs
  • Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda Somalia, MSMEs, crime, sexual gender-based violence.


The Justice Accelerator program by HiiL offers a four-month-long opportunity that includes:

  • €10,000 in non-equity funding.
  • Workshops led by experts in the field covering various subjects such as measuring impact, marketing, business strategy, and financial planning
  • Personalized guidance from a coach and access to an experienced group of mentors
  • Access to HiiL’s worldwide network of justice stakeholders and high-quality research and development
  • Global visibility and potential investment
  • A Chance to win up to €20.000 at Demo Day

Eligibility Requirements

Startups  from the MENA region, Kenya, and Nigeria with:

  • Innovative solutions focused on addressing justice issues through a people-centric approach.
  • Startups should have a working product with evidence of customer demand through user traction and revenue. Early-stage startups are advised to reach out to regional innovation hubs for information on ideation and incubation programs.
  • A capable team of founder(s) is essential.
  • A clear revenue model is required.
  • The ambition to expand beyond the initial target market is important.

How to Apply

  • Applications for the Acceleration Programme 2024 are open until April 4, 2024.
  • Apply through the form  

Visit the Official Website of the HiiL Justice Accelerator Programme, for More Information.

Application Deadline

April 4, 2024

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