What we do
Lelapa.AI is a socially grounded Africa-centric Artificial Intelligence research and product lab powered by the wisdom of resource efficient technology. We are currently focused on building out Vulavula, a Language AI as a service for our Indigenous languages.
Why Work For Us
At Lelapa, you will get the opportunity to work with the top AI researchers in Africa, turning their ideas into products that can make impact across the continent. As a startup, you'll be entitled to company equity, as well as shaping the organisation as it grows
We recently raised our seed round in February 2023 for $2.7million dollars including investors such as Jeff Dean of Google DeepMind and Mozilla Ventures. Our CEO was recently listed on the TIME 100 Most Influential People in AI.
Our culture at Lelapa is centered around resource efficiency and responsible AI practices. We encourage a culture of innovation, growth, ownerships, collaboration, and continual learning.
Our Engineering Processes
We're agile. We love unit tests and a good mob coding session between engineers and researchers. We're cloud-native. We're largely using Python and React. Our favourite tools include Docker and Kubernetes. We're on both Azure and AWS.
Our Hiring Processes
Our hiring process is designed to assess not only technical skills but also values fit. If you're interested in joining our team, feel free to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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