AWS Startups Blog
Proteantecs Brings Hardware & Software Together to Revolutionize Predictive Chip Maintenance
Founded in 2017, proteanTecs’ team reflects a variety of fields: the staff includes software developers, machine learning experts, circuit designers, electronic design automation developers, and more. Noam Brousard, VP of Product, sees the company’s varied background as representative of its “best of both worlds” approach to chip design and maintenance. For Brousard and proteanTecs, crafting reliable, high performance chip technology means unifying the hardware production and software development processes.
Entrepreneurial Team Spirit: The Family and Station F Create Communities for European Startups
European startup culture is evolving rapidly, both in terms of priorities and investment. The technology sector has seen especially significant growth over the last decade, with $23 billion in investments in 2018, up from $5.2 billion just five years prior. The European Union has adopted a brighter attitude toward startups as venture capital funds in the region have matured and investments have soared. Perhaps unsurprisingly, entrepreneurial enthusiasm isn’t hard to come by in Europe, and neither are up-and-coming folks with promising ideas.
Israeli Startup Optibus Uses Tech to Cure Public Transit Woes
“Public transit is not reliable enough,” says Eitan Yanovsky, CTO of Optibus, an Israeli software startup. “People are suffering from delays and a lot of these are happening because of improper planning.” To help cities run their bus fleets more efficiently, flexibly, and economically, Optibus offers proprietary cloud-based software driven by AI machine learning that analyzes historical and real-time passenger data to optimize service. The ultimate goal is to cut cost and improve service, making happier municipalities and happier riders.
Leave Boring Presentations Behind with Powtoon
“Death by PowerPoint, yeah? A phenomenon known to all of us,” jokes Sven Hoffmann, Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Powtoon, a cloud-based service that allows users to create their own professional-looking videos. But what other option do you have, if you want to present information in a visual way? According to Hoffmann, video is the way to go. Specifically, animated video. “[It’s] better to grab people’s attention and get your point across than a long, boring presentation.”
Solve Education! CEO Janine Teo on Her Company’s Start
Janine Teo, CEO of Solve Education!, talks to us about what inspired her startup, how they use technology, who their customers are, and their roadmap for 2019.
Simplaex CTO Moti Tal on Building Trust Between Advertisers and Publishers
Simplaex uses AI and machine learning to power Rivr, which provides full transparency on where and when ads are being served so that advertisers and publishers know the right customers are seeing the ads.
Empathy, Haikus, and Reinventing How We Live with Menlo Ventures’ Shawn Carolan
Shawn Carolan, Partner at Menlo Ventures Just call Shawn Carolan Menlo Ventures’ “mobility man.” Not only did the general partner champion the venture capital firm’s investments in Jump Bikes and electric scooter startup Skip, but Carolan was also among the earliest to understand how the transportation sector would unfold, backing connected-car and location-based services company […]
Sisense CSO Breaks Down Their 2019 Roadmap and How AWS Helps Grows Their Business
Sisense Chief Strategy Office Guy Levy-Yurista talks about their customer base, their roadmap for 2019, and how AWS helps them grow their business.
Datacoral CEO Raghotham Murthy on Transitioning from Lead Engineer to Founder
Datacoral CEO & Founder Raghotham Murthy talks about how he transitioned from being a lead engineer to a founder and how AWS helps his company’s approach to data analysis.
Maximizing Yields: NRGene’s Modern Approach to Agricultural Production
Data-driven analytics and machine learning are go-to resources for a wide spectrum of modern industries, from mobility solutions to financial management. Everyone’s looking for the perfect symbiosis of information and output—but what does all that data have to do with corn and cannabis?