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AWS Summit 2017

Startup Lightning Talks from the AWS Summit San Francisco

This past April, the AWS Summit in San Francisco featured 11 lightning talks given by AWS startup customers and members of the AWS startup business development team. The talks covered topics ranging from serverless and AI to VC fundraising and cybersecurity. Watch Here: 1. Automating Security in the Cloud: CloudPassage Director of Platform Infrastructure, Brett Langston 2. […]

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2017 HIMSS AWS

AWS in Healthcare and Life Sciences at HIMSS

Last week we had the chance to catch up with some of our customers at HIMSS in Orlando, Florida. In 2015, healthcare made up 17.8% of the U.S GDP, which equates to roughly $3.2 trillion in spending (up 5.8% from the previous year). With the advent of cloud technology in this space, we are beginning […]

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Martin Garrix AWS reInvent

AWS re:Invent 2016 – And that’s a wrap!

Day 3 of AWS re:Invent got started with Amazon.com CTO, Dr. Werner Vogels, bringing out some awesome startups on stage during his keynote! We heard from Jeff Lawson, CEO and Founder of the Unicorn startup Twilio, Chris Turvil, ‎Head of Cloud and Platform Agility at thetrainline.com, and Eric Gunderson, CEO at Mapbox. Werner also announced […]

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What do 5k runs, trucks, and IoT have in common?

The answer: AWS re:Invent Day 2! Before we say anything else, you need to know that there was a big rig truck on stage during the keynote yesterday. Yes, you read that right, a TRUCK! The day began at 6 a.m. for attendees participating in the 5k run from The Mirage, which was open to […]

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AWS reInvent lego reception

LEGO walls, security talks, live interviews, and more at Day 1 of AWS re:Invent 2016

Day 1 of AWS re:Invent 2016 wrapped up last night with a fantastic Welcome Reception in the Expo Hall, and Tuesday Night Live with James Hamilton! Earlier in the day, re:Invent attendees participated in AWS Certification Exams, Bootcamps, Hands-on Labs, and a wide range of Breakout Sessions from Scaling to Your First 10 million Users […]

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Mackenzie Kosut and Edith Yeung at the AWS Loft SF

How to get funded: Seven keys to securing investor backing from a Silicon Valley VC

The AWS Pop-up Loft in San Francisco filled up quickly on Monday night as attendees from Silicon Valley startups eagerly awaited Edith Yeung, General Partner at 500 China and Mobile Collective Microfund. This would not be a traditional ‘Loft Talk’ about architecting on AWS, or using serverless securely, so why was the AWS Loft packed […]

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