Joined Zindi almost 4 years ago
NikitaChurkin
Lead Data Scientist
Speaks: English

6613 points

Current rank #31
, best rank #8
Cain’s Jawbone Murder Mystery
Can you solve the 6 murders of 1934?
Intermediate
Prediction
Media
$300 USD
Ended ~1 month ago
ranked #2 out of #39
223 enrolled
UNICEF Arm 2030 Vision #1: Flood Prediction in Malawi
Predict flood extent caused by storms in southern Malawi
Forecast
$10 000 USD
Ended over 2 years ago
ranked #8 out of #485
1715 enrolled
Helping Malawi
Sendy Logistics Challenge
Predict the estimated time of arrival (ETA) for motorbike deliveries in Nairobi
Intermediate
Prediction
Logistics
$7 000 USD
Ended ~3 years ago
ranked #4 out of #449
2028 enrolled
Helping Kenya
Task Mate Kenyan Sign Language Classification Challenge
Can you classify words in Kenyan Sign Language?
Intermediate
$5 000 USD
Ended 11 months ago
ranked #13 out of #177
514 enrolled
AirQo Ugandan Air Quality Forecast Challenge
Predict future air quality levels and empower communities to plan and protect their health
Forecast
Research
$5 000 USD
Ended over 2 years ago
ranked #3 out of #328
861 enrolled
Helping Uganda
Zindi User Behaviour Birthday Challenge
Can you predict which users will be active on Zindi in the next month?
Intermediate
Prediction
$3 000 USD
Ended ~1 year ago
ranked #8 out of #174
828 enrolled
Helping Zindi
Cryptocurrency Closing Price Prediction
Can you predict the closing price for a cryptocurrency?
Good for beginners
Prediction
Cryptocurrency
$1 000 USD
Ended over 1 year ago
ranked #2 out of #352
751 enrolled
Helping
Uber Movement SANRAL Cape Town Challenge
Predict when and where road incidents will occur next in Cape Town
Advanced
Prediction
Transportation
Safety
$5 500 USD
Ended almost 3 years ago
ranked #14 out of #134
837 enrolled
Helping South Africa
Mobile Money and Financial Inclusion in Tanzania Challenge
Predict who is more likely to use mobile money or other financial services
Good for beginners
Prediction
Financial Services
Cash and prizes worth $2 250 USD
Ended over 3 years ago
ranked #1 out of #163
655 enrolled
Helping Tanzania
ICLR Workshop Challenge #1: CGIAR Computer Vision for Crop Disease
Identify wheat rust in images from Ethiopia and Tanzania, and win a trip to present your work at ICLR 2020 in Addis Ababa.
Computer Vision
Agriculture
$5 000 USD
Ended almost 3 years ago
ranked #5 out of #338
975 enrolled
Helping
Alvin Smart Money Management Classification Challenge
Can you classify purchases recorded on Alvin into different categories?
Advanced
Classification
Financial Services
$3 000 USD
Ended 7 months ago
ranked #7 out of #220
456 enrolled
bloods.ai Blood Spectroscopy Classification Challenge
Given blood spectroscopy readings can you predict which compounds are in the blood?
Intermediate
Classification
Health
$7 500 USD
Ended 12 months ago
ranked #54 out of #265
1037 enrolled
Zimnat Insurance Recommendation Challenge
Can you predict which insurance products existing clients will want next?
Prediction
Customer service
Financial Services
Insurance
$5 000 USD
Ended over 2 years ago
ranked #3 out of #614
1687 enrolled
Helping Zimbabwe
SFC PAYGo Solar Credit Repayment Competition
Can you predict PAYGo solar customer payments?
Prediction
$5 000 USD
Ended over 1 year ago
ranked #6 out of #276
1008 enrolled
Helping
Trailblazers Qualification Challenge
Build a model and complete your Zindi profile to qualify as a Trailblazer
Good for beginners
Prediction
1 000 Zindi Points
Ended 9 months ago
ranked #67 out of #259
505 enrolled
Helping South Africa
Basic Needs Basic Rights Kenya - Tech4MentalHealth
Classify text from university students in Kenya towards a mental health chatbot
Classification
Health
$4 200 USD
Ended over 2 years ago
ranked #11 out of #501
1045 enrolled
Helping Kenya
Expresso Churn Prediction Challenge
Can you predict when an airtime customer will move to another provider?
Prediction
Customer service
Telecom
$1 000 USD
Ended ~1 year ago
ranked #103 out of #437
1152 enrolled
Helping Senegal
AI4D Malawi News Classification Challenge
Can you classify Malawi news articles in Chichewa?
Classification
Media
$2 000 USD
Ended over 1 year ago
ranked #87 out of #323
799 enrolled
Helping Malawi
Xente Fraud Detection Challenge
Accurately classify the fraudulent transactions from Xente's e-commerce platform
Good for beginners
Classification
Financial Services
$4 500 USD
Ended over 3 years ago
ranked #160 out of #547
1604 enrolled
Helping Uganda
AutoInland Vehicle Insurance Claim Challenge
Can you predict if a client will submit a vehicle insurance claim in the next 3 months?
Good for beginners
Prediction
Insurance
Financial Services
$1 000 USD
Ended over 1 year ago
ranked #169 out of #633
1558 enrolled