AWS Public Sector Blog
Bark leverages AWS to help keep schools safe
With the increased focus on school safety, now more than ever schools are using information technology solutions to address concerns about the digital and physical security of students and teachers. Amazon Web Services (AWS) helps enable innovative EdTechs to create revolutionary solutions to keep students safe from harm. Bark, an AWS EdStart Member, is an online student safety platform, with the mission to help keep every child safe online.
Highlights from the 2019 IMAGINE: A Better World, A Global Education Conference
As students prepare to go back to school, over 1,000 students, educators, university presidents, college administrators, superintendents, and business leaders from 43 different countries met in Seattle, Washington, to discuss the opportunities in the world of education, and how AWS can be used to create innovative solutions. The conference revolved around three core themes: building the workforce of tomorrow, innovation and transformation, and the role of machine learning in education. Read on for the major highlights from the event.
Winter 2018 Hot AWS EdStart Startups: ArcLab, Lightbulb Education, and Yellowdig
AWS EdStart members are transforming education in every corner of the globe. Read on for more about three of our members – ArcLab, Lightbulb Education, and Yellowdig. Each of these EdTechs rely on AWS to create a more student-centric learning experience.
Fall 2018 Hot AWS EdStart Startups: Masters Avenue, Saasyan, Salty Cloud, and SmartGames
EdTechs around the world are creating programs to help revolutionize education. Behind every EdTech is the technology that powers the next generation of learning. The missions may be different, but the need to build solutions that are secure, smart, scalable, and cost-effective remains the same. From guiding students to the best graduate programs to providing entertaining educational content for young children, EdTechs around the world are using the AWS Cloud. Learn about AWS EdStart’s hottest new members – Masters Avenue, Saasyan, Salty Cloud, and SmartGames.
Hot AWS EdStart Startups: GlyphEd, Exploros, and WayUp
AWS EdStart helps EdTech entrepreneurs build solutions that are secure, smart, scalable, cost effective, and most importantly, ones that positively impact the education sector. Check out how GlyphEd, Exploros, and WayUp, members of the AWS EdStart community, are building smart solutions to revolutionize education.
Supporting Innovation at EDUCAUSE with EdTechs and Startups
To encourage more EdTechs to innovate and build, AWS sponsored Start Up Alley at EDUCAUSE where 44 EdTech startups showcased how they are leveraging technology in innovative ways to address key issues in higher education including access, student success, retention, and cost.
Join AWS at EDUCAUSE 2017: Everything You Need to Know Before Philly
Stop by booth 1509 to learn how to get started with compute and storage solutions, bring Alexa voice technology to your campus, and build a next-generation, cloud-ready workforce with AWS Educate. Also, participate in hands-on demos, talk with our solutions architects, and interact with a 13-foot Amazon Echo! Check out other AWS activities happening throughout […]
The AWS EdStart Pitch Day Winners
AWS EdStart recently held two pitch days, one in San Francisco and one in New York City. These events showcased 22 EdTech startups from the accelerator to potential customers and investors. These events provided opportunities for companies to receive direct feedback on their products, identify areas for collaboration with other industry members, and network with […]
AWS EdStart fueling the EdTech startup community
To help startups build innovative teaching and learning solutions using the AWS Cloud, AWS, along with the National Science Foundation (NSF), Education Technology Industry Netwrk (ETIN), and AT&T, sponsored the Start-up Pavilion and Pitch Fest at ISTE 2017. The Edtech Start-up Pavilion and Pitch Fest offers up-and-coming companies the opportunity to participate at ISTE. Pitch […]