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AWS Startup Spotlight: InVision, CrowdStrike, BlueStone, Caspida

Here is a quick rundown of recent awards, funding rounds, exits, and other newsworthy accolades for AWS-powered startups over the past two weeks:

InVision Prototyping Tool Lands $45 Million

InVision is a prototyping, collaboration, and workflow platform for designers. This week they announced a $45 million Series C funding round. Well done, InVision team!

Machine Learning and Security Startup Caspida Acquired by Splunk

AWS Partner Splunk has acquired Caspida, a security startup that uses machine learning techniques to help identify cyber-security threats. Congratulations to both.

Online Jewelry Retailer BlueStone Raises $16 Million

It’s been a big week for BlueStone, an India-based e-commerce startup, who announced a $16 million funding round. The team will invest a significant portion of the funds in marketing efforts to build a strong and distinctive brand.

Cybersecurity Services Provider CrowdStrike Raises $100 Million

CrowdStrike, a security services provider focused on stopping attacks before they happen, announced on Monday that it has raised $100 million in a new round of financing. Congrats to the folks at CrowdStrike!

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