Fraud Detection Challenge (Hackathon)
13 Jul · Outbox
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The Kampala R User Group, Outbox, and insight2impact (i2i) invite you to a machine learning hackathon. You and your team will solve a ZINDI (www.zindi.africa) challenge during the training + hackathon event (featuring guidance from expert mentors and refreshments and cash prizes).


The challenge

Xente is an e-payments, e-commerce, and financial services company in Uganda offering various products and services that can be paid for using Mobile Money, Bank Card, Xente wallet, and on credit. As e-commerce and digital financial services expand, algorithms for fraud detection need to become smarter.

Check out the challenge at: https://zindi.africa/competitions/xente-fraud-detection-challenge


Who can participate?

Anyone interested in data science and machine learning is welcome. It will help if you are familiar with R or Python. Carry your own laptop!


What’s on the program?

-Welcome remarks from Kampala R User Group, i2i, and Xente

-Technical orientation to the challenge from expert mentors

-Work with a team to build a machine learning model

-Submit your results to the Zindi platform. Solution ranked automatically.

-Prize awarded to the top solutions!

*1stprize: $300 USD

*2ndprize: $150 USD

*3rdprize: $50 USD


When: Thursday 13 July @ 9:30am –3:00pm


Where: Outbox Hub, Soliz House Nakesero, Kampala


Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/xente-fraud-detection-hackathon-tickets-64296338078

Contact: Kampala R Team: kampalr.team@gmail.com



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13th July 6 AM - 12 PM
06:30 AM
Outbox
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