The future of data science in Africa
Launching September 2018, Zindi is a platform that develops and curates online competitions that source and promote the best data science solutions to Africa’s most pressing problems.
Zindi will develop and curate online competitions that source and promote the best data science solutions to Africa’s most pressing problems.
Zindi will also be an important resource for the data science community in Africa who will use the platform to hone their skills, share knowledge, and connect with high-value employment opportunities.
Finally, Zindi is an open data platform for researchers, governments, and business.
Why host a competition?
Find the best data scientists for your organisation.
On demand. Get solutions when you need them.
Full rights to the code. No ongoing license fees or maintenance costs.
Raise your profile. Build your reputation within the data science community.
Why enter a Zindi competition?
- Test your skills against top talent
- Learn by doing and gain exposure
- Earn income by doing what you’re best at and enjoy
- Build your reputation and attract potential employers
- Learn from others through collaboration and discussion
How competitions are ranked
Competitors can submit several solutions during the competition. Their submissions, based on the test set they dowloaded, are ranked on a leaderboard.
At the close of the competition, submissions are scored against a private dataset based on the accuracy they achieve. The final rankings are always 100% objective and fair.
Zindi: A vibrant community of data scientists across Africa applying their skills to the region’s most pressing problems.
Join the revolution
Launching at AI Expo Africa 2018 in September 2018.
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