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How Patreon Avoids Fraud While Funding the Emerging Creative Class

Jarvis Johnson, an engineering manager on Patreon’s creator acquisition team, describes Patreon’s mission as “to fund the emerging creative class, or get creators paid.” Indeed, with $300 million creator earnings in 2018 alone (and just $12 average monthly patronage, per patron), the platform has allowed creators to double their annual income. However, Johnson notes, “there are some situations where we wouldn’t want to pay someone, like in the case of fraud.” Since Patreon processes millions of payments each month, identifying fraudulent payments can be a challenge.

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How one Swiss startup used the cloud to achieve the same level of security as a Swiss Bank

Like many startups today, Nummo was born in the cloud and given our industry and our future goals, we wouldn’t compromise any other aspects of our offering. People needed to feel their data is secure when using Nummo.

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Startups on Air Hits HIMSS 2018

Over 40,000 attendees from every corner of healthcare descended upon Las Vegas last week for the annual HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) Conference. Global Startup Evangelist Mackenzie Kosut took advantage of this massive event to talk to nine healthcare startups, weaving his way through the expo halls to chat with CEOs, CTOs, and heads of engineering for his Startups on Air video series.

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FlyData: Pack Your Bags, We’re Moving to the Cloud

FlyData provides real-time continuous big data integration to data warehouses such as Amazon Redshift. FlyData is considered an emerging choice for data warehousing, business intelligence, reporting, and analytic deployments needs. You can read more about FlyData (formerly Hapyrus) here. FlyData was founded in April 2011 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. Prior to FlyData, […]

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