Technology Platform Ventures
- Sagarmatha Technology believes data is central to Africa's development and growth agenda.
- Intends to create expertise in digital online marketing.
- Has begun investing in VR solutions for IOL Property.
- Will invest and evaluate partnerships to better understand machine learning technologies, including voice biometrics.
Sagarmatha Technology believes data is central to Africa's development and growth agenda as well as central to the growth agenda of the Group. Our strategy, much of which is in the pipeline, is to acquire and/or build proprietary data warehouse tools and technologies to use within the Sagarmatha business as well as onsell to business partners on the continent.
Our data business Infonomist is, more critically, based on Data Analytics and Intelligence, designed to solve some of the challenges being experienced with accessing data on the African continent.
Infonomist will offer the following services:
-A subscriptions-based On-demand Data Journalism/Visualisation service for global and continental media houses
- A subscriptions-based Data Analytics platform including sector reports, investor reports and industry intelligence for global investors; governments and other stakeholders
- A subscriptions-based Data Information and Analysis platform
- Proprietary data mining software
-Monthly and quarterly Development Indices
DIGITAL ONLINE MARKETING
Sagarmatha Technologies (through Volti) intends to create expertise in digital online marketing, and offer content marketing, search engine optimisation, social media marketing, influencer marketing, digital advertising and website analytics and conversion optimisation to clients to assist in attracting, engaging and converting more customers
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)
Sagarmatha Technologies intends to invest in self-learning technologies and testing the application of AI within the e-commerce and media landscape. In addition, the Company will invest and evaluate partnerships to better understand machine learning technologies, including voice biometrics.
The Company recently launched the first phase of an AI competition, the “AI Revolution Challenge”. The AI Revolution Challenge aims to promote artificial intelligence on the African continent and showcase emerging businesses and top talent working to build expertise in their countries. $1 Million (USD) will be invested in an African Artificial Intelligence start up as part of the AI Revolution Challenge.
VIRTUAL REALITY (VR)
VR is an immersive experience which offers a new platform for audience engagement. Sagarmatha Technologies, through its strategic networks, has access to VR hardware producers which enables the Company to experiment and develop content and software designed for VR platforms. Sagarmatha has already begun investing in VR solutions for IOL Property where immersive experiences for home views have been developed.
AUGMENTED REALITY (AR)
AR increases audience engagement with products and services being advertised. The Company already has capabilities which are integrated into the IOL applications, and allow consumers a real life interaction with varied offline content. Sagarmatha Technologies intends to further develop its own AR software capabilities with a resultant increase in audience engagement enabling the advertisement of products and services in an interactive and first-hand manner.