What is Zindi?

Zindi is the first data science competition platform in Africa. Zindi hosts an entire data science ecosystem of scientists, engineers, academics, companies, NGOs, governments and institutions focused on solving Africa’s most pressing problems.

Zindi works with companies, non-profit organizations, and government institutions to develop, curate, and prepare data-driven challenges. Solutions are ranked automatically by the accuracy achieved. Whether you are testing the data science waters for the first time or trying to crack a persistent business problem with data, Zindi helps organizations push their creative boundaries at an affordable cost.

For data scientists, from newbies to rock stars, Zindi is a place to access African datasets and solve African problems. Data scientists will find all the tools they need on Zindi to compete, share ideas, hone their skills, build their professional profiles, find career opportunities, and have fun!

Who are we?

Zindi is a social enterprise whose mission is to build the data science ecosystem in Africa. Our vision is for a vibrant community of data scientists across Africa, mobilized towards solving the region’s most pressing problems.

We are a team of data scientists and creators based in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Accra committed to a better Africa.