Registration begins for the first ever Datathon of the country presented by Robi

Dhaka, 27 March 2019: The innovative digital service provider, Robi, has taken an initiative to organize the first ever Datathon of the country. Through this unique initiative, Robi aims to connect the growing data science community of Bangladesh, so that they could help the country grow by developing thought-provoking business solutions.

Google will be associated with Datathon as the cloud partner and Axiata Analytics will be the technical support partner. Winners of the Datathon will be given prizes worth up to 850,000 taka. Besides, outstanding contestants will be considered for job opportunities/ shortlisted for job interviews.

Registration for the 24-hours long Datathon has already started. In order to register, interested applicants may go to https://axiata.com/datathon/bd/index.html, then click on the register button, after that will be directed to a google form, which they will be required to fill up and complete the assessment questions. Interested participants can also go to https://www.facebook.com/RobiFanz/videos/556082018232115/ for completing the registration.

The aspiring applicants will also have to upload their resume. Based on the response to the assessment questions, shortlisted participants will be notified by email.

Registration will be accepted on individual basis only. The organizer will then help the shortlisted participants form a team of four members. Each team will have four members. Individuals can register now until 15th April; on the 16th April, the shortlisted participants will be notified about team members’ detail via email notification. The 24-hour long Datathon competition will then take place on 19-20 April at Robi Corporate Office.

Both, students as well as Data Scientists, Programmers, Mathematicians with programming knowledge, Statisticians with programming knowledge, Business analysts with programming knowledge, Computer engineers and IT professionals can participate in the Datathon.

For any query, one may email to datathonbangladesh2019@axiata.com