AWS Startups Blog

Category: Announcements

Discover four Pakistani startups at the forefront of AI/ML

AWS and Epiphany co-curate an AI/ML bootcamp called AI/ML Reactor. This rigorous 5-week virtual program aimed at driving AI/ML awareness and empowering startups in Pakistan and includes exclusive master classes, a group tech mentoring session, and one-on-one mentoring sessions with AWS specialists and thought leaders.

Call for applications: AWS launches new startup program to support growth and innovation of French public sector startups

AWS is launching AWS Startup Ramp in France to accelerate the development of early stage startups in the public sector. This tailored program supports startups in developing new products and services in government technology, healthcare, sustainability, smart cities, space technology, and more.

Got a great idea? Build on AWS Activate

Starting today, from the moment you join AWS Activate, you’ll also gain instant access to Activate Console, which offers a robust suite of benefits, including technical training, tested and proven infrastructure templates, personalized guidance, and more. Think of the Activate Console as your Activate smart hub — it’s where you’ll access all the tools, education, and resources we’ve designed just for your startup.

AWS announces 25 startups selected for the AWS Impact Accelerator for Women Founders

Fresh off the success of the inaugural Amazon Web Services (AWS) Impact Accelerator for Black founders, AWS is continuing its $30 million commitment to provide underrepresented founders with the resources, capital, and community they need to level the startup playing field. Today, meet the 25 women founders selected from a competitive field of applicants and chosen by a diverse committee of AWS Startups experts who are changing the startup landscape with their next idea.

Catching Up with the Winners of the 2020 AWS University Startup Competition

Last year, over 600 startups applied from 185 different U.S. universities. Applications were reviewed by representatives from the AWS Startup Business Development team, who then selected 10 teams to compete in the last round. Each startup was paired with a subject matter expert from AWS to help them polish their pitches before their final presentations. Winners received up to $20,000 in cash, up to $100,000 in AWS credits, as well as intros to AWS partners like Techstars and Dorm Room Fund.

AWS Launches Virtual Startup Loft for EMEA

The EMEA Startup Loft will feature four event streams covering business and technical content for startups at all stages of their journeys, along with the chance to connect one-on-one with a member of the AWS Startups team. Sessions will include monthly “Getting Started on AWS” presentations, deep-dive technical workshops for startup developers, vertical-specific Industry Days, and more.