Creating Smart Factories Around the World with Frans Cronje (DataProphet)

Workshop 17 - 17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront Cape Town, 8001 Cape Town
Wed, Sep 4, 2019, 5:30 PM (SAST)

About this event

Startup Grind Cape Town is proud to host Frans Cronje, the CEO and Co-founder of DataProphet. DataProphet is a global leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for manufacturing. Their award-winning technology embeds unique adaptations and advancements of deep learning, enabling AI to have a significant impact on creating smart factories.

Prior to DataProphet, Frans was the Head Statistics Tutor at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and worked as a consultant for Bain Consulting. Frans has been named one of Fast Company SA’s top 20 industry leaders under 30. He holds a MSc in Statistics with Distinction and a Bachelor of BSc Honors in Actuarial Science from the University of Cape Town.

Founded in Cape Town, DataProphet is a forty-strong team of mathematicians, statisticians, and data scientists serving big manufacturers on 4 continents including Mercedes-Benz and BMW in Europe.

Join us on 4th September 2019 at Workshop 17 to learn how this Cape Town startup is a global leader in AI for Manufacturing. Get your tickets now!


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  • When

    Wednesday, Sep 4
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (SAST)


    Workshop 17
    17 Dock Road, V&A Waterfront Cape Town8001

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