AWS Startups Blog
Category: Front-End Web & Mobile
From idea to app: build your MVP or prototype at the AWS Amplify September hackathon
Bring your idea to life—join the AWS Amplify hackathon, hosted throughout September by Hashnode and Amazon Web Services (AWS), and start building your application.
Migrating your Startup from Firebase to AWS
We occasionally run into startups that built their initial MVP on Firebase but desire to switch to AWS to achieve operations at scale with better data quality and reliability guarantees, and at lower cost. With Firebase consisting of proprietary services, APIs, and an SDK, a migration to AWS requires application refactoring – introducing a new architecture using AWS services, and rewriting parts of the codebase to use them accordingly. To minimize the disruption of this refactoring, this guide will help you identify what AWS services are best suited for your startup’s new architecture along with some implementation strategies to ease and accelerate the cutover.
Kakehashi Looks to Modernize Pharmacies with AWS and Amplify
Founded in 2016, the Tokyo-based Kakehashi is on a mission to bring efficiency to the way pharmacies are run by offering a platform that takes away the menial tasks and enables pharmacists to focus on the most impactful work.
News Startup Nexo Runs a Lean Tech Team by Leveraging AWS and Amplify
Launched in 2015, Nexo is a digital-only news startup based in São Paulo. The team there is focused on producing news that provides accurate explanations and balanced interpretations of the main facts of Brazil and the world.
How to Get Started on AWS From a Dead Standstill
Want to build a database-backed website, or the backend to a mobile app? Set up a WordPress or Drupal site, or just use an Amazon S3 bucket to store files? You can do all this and much more on AWS.
PromoMii: Video Ads Powered by AWS Machine Learning
Creating a movie trailer takes time and most broadcasters and streaming platforms don’t have enough resources to do it. PromoMii, a UK startup, solves this problem with a unique blend of domain expertise and machine learning. Here’s how they do it.
Stedi Simplifies the B2B Transaction Process Leveraging a Serverless-First Architecture
Stedi provides organizations with the ability to quickly connect and transact with trading partners without having to go through painful point-to-point implementations. Leveraging a serverless first architecture, the company provides a completely self-service ‘digital mailbox’ that organizations can use to exchange 300+ different commercial transaction types in standardized formats.
Branch’s Serverless First Architecture Approach Makes it Easy to Bundle Home and Auto Coverage
Despite existing insurance companies best efforts, the process of buying home or auto insurance, let alone bundling them together, is rarely easy or clear—rates change, coverage is confusing, and understanding why is anything but intuitive. Today, startups like Branch Insurance are radically simplifying the insurance experience for customers. Here’s how they’re doing it.
How ipdata Uses AWS
ipdata Founder Jonathan Kosgei covers how he built a highly scalable API with low latency globally on AWS API Gateway and how his company handled Authorization, Rate Limiting, High Availability, and DDoS protection.
How Medical Supply Startup Medinas Uses Serverless to Tackle a $765 Billion Problem
Medinas was started to make sure every unit of medical supplies in the U.S. gets a second chance at being used before it expires. Our solution involves allowing medical facilities to sell their unused surpluses to other medical practices who can then put them to use. By algorithmically matching surpluses to existing demand on a custom marketplace, we create cost savings for all parties and simultaneously reduce the volume of supplies going to waste. But starting off in a challenging space isn’t easy.