AWS Startups Blog

Category: Industries

Alloy’s global identity decisioning platform, built on AWS

Alloy is an all-in-on-AWS unicorn fintech startup whose global identity decisioning platform helps banks and fintech companies automate their decisions for onboarding, transaction monitoring, and credit underwriting. Alloy combines the use of traditional data sources (such as credit scores) with newer, alternative data sources, such as cash flow data, to provide a complete and more accurate picture of each customer.

How LabVoice + AWS are expanding accessibility in research labs

Though their personal experiences in the lab were different, Sara and Gabriel, PhD student, came to the same conclusion: research labs are seriously lacking when it comes to accessibility. It’s a pervasive problem not limited to one institution or type of disability. That’s why they decided to collaborate with LabVoice—a digital lab assistant platform designed specifically for the research lab. Working together with the LabVoice team, they developed an inventory search solution that allows users to record information, like chemical location and amount, and then retrieve it later entirely through verbal prompts.

How Latino startup founders are advancing healthcare equity

As with all best forms of innovation, great ideas stem from true need. In Mexico, there is a need for an equitable, efficient, and sustainable healthcare system. Latino startup founders are addressing this need and advancing healthcare equity by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to drive better patient outcomes.

How Pieces Technologies leverages AWS services to predict patient outcomes

Pieces Technologies, Inc. (Pieces), a healthcare and life sciences startup, is blazing a trail in the predictive AI/ML space. Pieces is a software as a service (SaaS)-based AI platform integrated into a hospital’s electronic health record (EHR). Their mission is to improve care by providing clinical insights along the patient journey. They offer predictions of health events such as projected discharge dates, anticipated clinical and non-clinical barriers to discharge, and risk of readmission, before they occur. Pieces also provides insights to healthcare providers in natural language, and optimizes the overall clarity of the patient’s clinical issues so care teams can work more efficiently.

Applications Are Now Open in the UK for the AWS Healthcare Accelerator Programme

The United Kingdom (UK) healthcare system’s acceleration of innovation in service delivery, along with its increased adoption of digitally-enabled, secure, and compliant solutions through the Covid-19 crisis has brought about great benefit for patients. Embracing digital health innovations has enabled the NHS to deliver a world-leading vaccination programme showing their inherent talent and collaborative, patient-centric capacity to transform at pace. Now, their focus moves to tackling backlogs in elective care, continuing to implement the NHS Long Term Plan, and focusing on transformation of services to support NHS resilience. To support both high-potential healthcare startups and the UK healthcare system’s demand for these types of solutions, we are excited to announce the launch of the AWS Healthcare Accelerator programme in the UK.

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Changing the Landscape of Molecular Testing

This past year has demonstrated, now more than ever, the critical need to be able to develop and deploy rapid molecular testing at scale. The ability to do this has emerged as a major differentiator for ChromaCode, a startup diagnostics company based in Carlsbad, California. Paul Flook, PhD, CIO and VP of Software Engineering walks us through their journey.

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Accelerating Drug Development with Amazon Comprehend at Sumitovant

Sumitovant Biopharma seeks to discover the drugs of the future and rapidly get them to the patients who need them. Scientific research is key to their endeavor. To help us bring medicines to market faster, they need to pick out specific insights from the ever-growing body of literature on chemistry, biology, and disease. So they turned to Amazon Comprehend.

AI-enabled Radiomics Revolutionizes Cancer Research and Treatment on AWS

Healthcare startup Healthmyne is a pioneer in applied radiomics, the cutting-edge field of extracting novel data and predictive biomarkers from medical images. Through their AI-enabled radiomic solutions, they help organizations access and easily translate ground-breaking radiomic insights into use in cancer research, treatment planning, and clinical management.