Cape Town 8th June 2019 – In recent years, art creating AI has pushed the boundaries of how we define art. This competition challenges the African AI & Data Science community on Zindi to create original artwork and music track(s) using artificial intelligence (AI).  The challenge is to create an original piece of artwork or music that leverages AI. There will be one winner for each category (visual art & music) and winners must be citizens of an African country and must be living in Africa.

AI Expo Africa the largest business focused AI event in Africa have launched a grand challenge is to create an original piece of artwork or music that leverages AI. There will be one winner for each category (visual art & music) and winners must be citizens of an African country and must be living in Africa. Sign up at  Awards will be presented to the winner at the exclusive AI Expo Africa VIP event on the opening night of AI Expo Africa in Cape Town South Africa on 3 September 2019 – with the music track(s) being played during the event and art work on display. Both works will be auctioned during the exclusive networking / drinks reception event 4 September with proceeds going (50%) to the artist and (50%) to you guys at Starting Chance plus we would love to have you back at the event again.  
Zindi AI Competition Platform

Zindi AI Competition Platform


1st prize in each category (music and visual art) will receive:

• 1 x VIP / full access ticket to AI Expo Africa worth $650 including all refreshments and food
• $600 contribution to flights to Cape Town (limited to economy flights only within Africa)
• $250 in total contribution for 2x nights hotel accommodation in Cape Town
• 50% share in auction proceeds of the art works & music with 50% going to the event charity, Starting Chance.
• A TV / Media Interview plus social media and press release for winners
• Speaking opportunity in the case study track at AI Expo
• Valuable networking opportunities with largest AI tech community in Africa
• Photography of the event will also be provided

2nd and 3rd placed creators will be given special mentions in press and social media.  
This competition is sponsored by The AI Media Group, creators of AI Expo Africa, and Cortex Ventures, Africa’s first AI only focused VC company.

About The AI Media Group The AI Media Group are the creators of AI Expo Africa and believe the tech media landscape is changing. We are leveraging new formats and platforms to communicate the 4IR opportunity in the African AI & Data Science landscape for entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders, governments and corporations. We make our content accessible across the whole of Africa by removing price and knowledge barriers to content, creating new event formats and sharing the fastest growing business opportunities across the continent to create an AI powered future for Africa.

About Cortex Ventures Cortex Ventures is a business unit of the Cortex Group. The Cortex Group Is An Artificial Intelligence (AI) Focused Holding Company Building Value In The IR4.0 Economy On A Local, Regional And Global Scale. Cortex Ventures is an AI-focused seed to growth stage Venture Capital Company that develops, incubates and invests in entrepreneurial businesses within African AI Communities to help accelerate their growth and international expansion

About AI Expo Africa 2019

Taking place on 4th-5th September 2019, Century City Conference Centre, Cape Town, South Africa,  AI Expo Africa 2019 is focusing on real world applications & trends driving the Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Data Science Economy in Africa.  AI Expo Africa is the largest Business focused AI Community conference and expo on the continent.  With 700+ delegates, 60+ speaker programme, 40+ exhibitor Expo Hall, allied to the unique Innovation Cafe showcasing the latest AI start-ups in the region, we deliver a truly integrated event experience.  Our speaking programme and workshops are aimed at CxOs, analysts and investors with the primary goal of educating business leaders about AI & Data Science applications solving Enterprise challenges TODAY as well as generating real business and learning opportunities for sponsors, speakers, buyers, suppliers & innovators alike.  We also have FREE student / young engineer workshops to foster grass roots job creation & skills development opportunities.  If you would like to join the event as a delegate or would like take up one of the exhibition, Innovation Cafe or speaking opportunities simply visit click on the links below.

  • Register – Buy your ticket today via our secure ticket platform Quicket
  • Sponsor – Secure pride of place in the Expo Hall / Innovation Cafe
  • Speak – Submit a paper and join the prestigious speaking programme

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