Silicon Africa

Sagarmatha's Africa strategy is premised on partnerships. More significantly, it's plans include major investments in skills and development in the technology space. These include university scholarships and bursaries; training new computer programmers; and promoting IT literacy. Two key projects launched in 2017 are:

 

1. The sponsorship of the AI Revolution Challenge which aims to uncover emerging African startups demonstrating the ability to lead the advancement of commercial applications on artificial intelligence. Prize money is $1 million.

2. Funding of 5000 technology trainees around the continent.