AWS Startups Blog

Get ready for Startup Day 2018, San Francisco

AWS Startup Day is coming to AWS San Francisco Loft next week! On Wednesday, April 18th, over a dozen startup founders, entrepreneurs, technical specialists, and venture capitalists will be delivering a series of dynamic talks, panels, and learning sessions at AWS’s Loft space at 1446 Market St.

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Density CEO Andrew Farah

What if you could AB test the physical world? Density makes it possible

These days, distributed teams have plenty of enterprise software options that make collaborating feel seamless. But actual, face-to-face, IRL workplaces have been somewhat left behind. That’s where Density comes in. The San Francisco-based startup has built a piece of enterprise hardware for corporate campuses that measures how space is used. Many believe the technology is key to optimizing how all physical space is used.

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a chart of how repositive.io works

Data in their DNA: Repositive.io Builds Common Ground for Genomic Research

What do you get when you put the world’s brightest scientists in a room, arm them with the most advanced tools of their trade, and get them to work on the world’s hardest problems? Not much without data. At least that’s the thought behind Repositive.io, the first portal for researchers to browse the world’s human genomic data.

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Safety First: HopSkipDrive and the Rideshare Economy

It’s true that it takes a village to raise a child, especially if by “village” you mean a complicated web of calendars and commitments that can take hours to manage. At least nowadays there’s an app for that. Joanna McFarland is the co-founder and CEO of HopSkipDrive, a ridesharing app specifically geared toward alleviating the daily stress of planning hectic family transportation schedules.

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8i CEO Steve Raymond

8i brings holograms to a living room near you

Beam me up, Scotty. You might not know it now, but these could be the four most influential words in the English language today. At least that’s what Steve Raymond, CEO of 8i, is shooting for. Helming one of the most pioneering companies in AR and VR, Raymond envisions a future where people interact with 3D holograms of people that look and feel as if they’re actually in the room with you.

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