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InstaDeep sponsors Africa’s first online inter-campus ML Hackathon

Uncertain times call for new ways of thinking and innovative ways to interact. With this in mind, Zindi – the leading African online competition platform, came up with the idea of remotely connecting students across the African continent to crowd-solve challenges in health, education, environmental conservation, and business through the day-long UmojaHack Africa competition. InstaDeep… Read more »

Karim Beguir talks DeepPCB™ on the TWIML Podcast

Listen below as Sam and Karim discusses the end-to-end platform for automated circuit board design powered by Deep Reinforcement Learning. The pair talk about the challenges and problems with some of the original iterations of auto-routers, and Karim also defines circuit board “complexity”, the differences between reinforcement learning being used for games and in this… Read more »

InstaDeep Amongst Top 100 Most Innovative AI Startups

London, UK, March 2020 — This week CB Insights named InstaDeep in their fourth annual AI 100 ranking, showcasing the 100 most promising private artificial intelligence companies in the world. InstaDeep is appraised in the prestigious category of Research & Development, where the company has had a lot to show for over the last few… Read more »

Tunisia’s Ambassador visits InstaDeep’s head office in London

This week, we’ve had the honour of welcoming Mr Nabil Ben Khedher, the Ambassador of Tunisia in the United Kingdom, to our headquarters in London. On Mr Ben Kheder’s agenda was our disruptive deep tech, in particular our world-first innovation in decision making for hardware, DeepPCB™, which was released as a beta last November. He… Read more »

InstaDeep opens its sixth office in South Africa!

From Tunis in the North to Cape Town in the South, InstaDeep branches out to cover the whole African continent. February officially marked the month that InstaDeep opened the doors to its sixth office in Cape Town, South Africa. The decision is part of a long-term strategy to build out our AI operations on the… Read more »

NeurIPS 2019: AlphaNPI presented on the main stage in front of thousands 

AlphaNPI, the joint InstaDeep-Google DeepMind research published June 2019, was last Autumn awarded a spotlight talk at the conference, being one of the top 2.4% of submitted presentations. This meant it was selected to be presented on the main stage in front of an impressive crowd, a humbling achievement testament to InstaDeep’s capabilities, and it… Read more »

InstaDeep named top African AI-startup

Alliance4AI recently announced their list of 2019’s top AI adopters, naming InstaDeep as the leading African AI startup. The company, which stimulates Africa’s adoption of emerging technologies for development, highlighted InstaDeep’s strong partnerships with the Ministry of Industry and the launch of our DeepPBC product in late 2019 in their reasoning.  It is an honour… Read more »

Quarterly Digest Edition #4!

Firstly, Q4 saw us proudly release our first AI product, DeepPCB™! Furthermore, we presented our latest research on the main stage of NeurIPS in front of 7,000 people, and developed a world-first NLP model. The team also grew rapidly, and we onboarded new partners! We won’t give it all away and instead let you read… Read more »

Lagos Team Builds A World-First NLP Translation Model

The unique language model is built to fill a gap in language translation models which today mainly cater to very high-resource language speakers. With few data sources available, the InstaDeep duo trained an unsupervised Neural Machine Translation model, and essentially created a pidgin-English catalogue of word pairs from scratch, scraping 56,695 pidgin sentences and 32,925… Read more »

Quarterly Digest – Edition #3!

So much great stuff happened in Q3 at InstaDeep that we can’t wait for you to read all about it. Highlights included winning a tender contract with Deutsche Bahn and getting our joint InstaDeep-DeepMind research accepted for a spotlight presentation at the world’s most prestigious AI conference, NeurIPS 2019 with an unprecedented top 2.4% global… Read more »