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Accelerating the next wave of generative ai startups

Accelerating the next wave of generative AI startups

Since day one, AWS has helped startups bring their ideas to life by democratizing access to the technology powering some of the largest enterprises around the world including Amazon. These startups have the ability to transform industries and shape the future, which is why today we announced a commitment of $230 million to accelerate the creation of generative AI applications by startups around the world. Read to learn how to apply to become a member of this global program.

A line graph compares interest in the adoption of generative AI to the financial performance of stocks that benefit from these trends.’s generative AI portfolio manager surfaces near-instant finance insights with AWS

In 2020, expanded their artificial intelligence (AI)-powered financial analysis platform—Boosted Insights. But using an LLM came with some significant drawbacks—a high annual cost to operate and GPU capacity limitations that limited their ability to scale.

Dr. Grin Lord

Technology that teaches empathy? How mpathic uses AI to help us listen to each other

What if artificial intelligence (AI) could augment our ability to really listen and truly relate to others? What if technology could draw upon our collective lived experiences and help us be more human to each other? These are the questions Dr. Grin Lord, clinical psychologist and founder of conversation analytics company mpathic, has spent the last 15 years chasing.

AWS Activate credits now accepted for third-party models on Amazon Bedrock

AWS Activate credits now accepted for third-party models on Amazon Bedrock

Today, we’re taking another step to make it even easier for founders to build and iterate on their solutions using the latest technologies. We’re making AWS Activate credits redeemable for third-party models on Amazon Bedrock, our fully-managed service that offers a choice of high-performing foundation models (FMs) from leading artificial intelligence (AI) companies, like AI21 Labs, Anthropic, Cohere, Meta, Mistral AI, Stability AI, and Amazon via a single API.

The Coactive team works together on version 1.0 of the Coactive platform.

Unlocking the value of unstructured data: How Coactive built a visual analytics platform on AWS

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words – and, according to Forrester Research, a minute of video may be worth 1.8 million words. For businesses ranging from ecommerce to social media, visual content is worth more than the amount of words that it conveys: it is an opportunity to build customer engagement, increase trust and safety, enhance personalization, and glean actionable insights based on content engagement. Coactive helps data practitioners derive rapid insights from unstructured data at scale and with minimal supervision. Accessible by user interface or APIs, the platform’s capabilities range from intelligent search to production analytics that use the full power of SQL.

How Flodesk Is designing a new narrative for startups

How Flodesk Is designing a new narrative for startups

For Flodesk, it has always been about flipping the narrative. The company has strong roots in design—they were an early leader in dreaming big about how beautiful emails can be. The oxymoron formed by “beautiful” and “emails” built the foundation of what would become Flodesk. Read on to learn more about their story.