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Fraud Detection Challenge

Fraud Detection Chalenge



Outbox Hub
Soliz House, Plot 23, Lumumba Avenue

About the Event

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

The challenge
Xenteis 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:

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:
Contact: Kampala R Team:

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