On 13th April InstaDeep and partners welcomed more than 300 people to the first-ever IndabaX event in Tunis. From the minute the doors opened raw enthusiasm filled the space, and the interest in AI and the opportunities that lie ahead in Tunisia and across all of Africa was apparent.
The competition, sponsored by Uber and Mobiticket, tasked the contestants with creating a predictive model that could forecast the number of bus ticket sold for buses into Nairobi from cities in up-country Kenya. As one of the most congested cities in Africa, it was not an easy task, but Mohamad most definitely stepped up to… Read more »
The new year has kicked off, and we would like to take the time to reflect on our journey so far and share our thoughts on the two factors we believe will redefine the most important economic and political conversation of our time; the AI revolution and inequalities. OUR HIGHLIGHTS OF 2018 2018 has been… Read more »
With our African roots as a Tunisian AI start-up, we have since our very beginning back in 2015, been on a mission to democratise AI in Africa by working extensively in AI research and deploying it in several products. Google has also been incredibly involved in the same purpose, so on 3rd – 4th November… Read more »
Our Co-founder and CEO, Karim, recently featured on Mark Mandel’s podcast ‘Google Cloud Platform’ together with Muthoni, our team lead in Nairobi. They spoke about InstaDeep in general, the wonderful Indaba conference, as well as the growing AI community in Africa. Listen to the whole podcast here.
As I sit here in our Airbnb after a week full of positive energy, inclusivity, collaboration and inspiration, I can’t help but reflect on and try to digest everything that has happened. That includes not only what it meant to go to Deep Learning Indaba (DLIndaba) as an InstaDeep’er, but also on what this conference