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A line graph compares interest in the adoption of generative AI to the financial performance of stocks that benefit from these trends.’s generative AI portfolio manager surfaces near-instant finance insights with AWS

In 2020, expanded their artificial intelligence (AI)-powered financial analysis platform—Boosted Insights. But using an LLM came with some significant drawbacks—a high annual cost to operate and GPU capacity limitations that limited their ability to scale.

Dr. Grin Lord

Technology that teaches empathy? How mpathic uses AI to help us listen to each other

What if artificial intelligence (AI) could augment our ability to really listen and truly relate to others? What if technology could draw upon our collective lived experiences and help us be more human to each other? These are the questions Dr. Grin Lord, clinical psychologist and founder of conversation analytics company mpathic, has spent the last 15 years chasing.

The Coactive team works together on version 1.0 of the Coactive platform.

Unlocking the value of unstructured data: How Coactive built a visual analytics platform on AWS

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words – and, according to Forrester Research, a minute of video may be worth 1.8 million words. For businesses ranging from ecommerce to social media, visual content is worth more than the amount of words that it conveys: it is an opportunity to build customer engagement, increase trust and safety, enhance personalization, and glean actionable insights based on content engagement. Coactive helps data practitioners derive rapid insights from unstructured data at scale and with minimal supervision. Accessible by user interface or APIs, the platform’s capabilities range from intelligent search to production analytics that use the full power of SQL.

How Flodesk Is designing a new narrative for startups

How Flodesk Is designing a new narrative for startups

For Flodesk, it has always been about flipping the narrative. The company has strong roots in design—they were an early leader in dreaming big about how beautiful emails can be. The oxymoron formed by “beautiful” and “emails” built the foundation of what would become Flodesk. Read on to learn more about their story.

How Snorkel AI achieved over 40% cost savings by scaling machine learning workloads using Amazon EKS

How Snorkel AI achieved over 40% cost savings by scaling machine learning workloads using Amazon EKS

Machine learning (ML) startups are often heavy compute users, because they train large models using high-end GPUs and deploy them at scale for inference. AWS Startups partners with startups from inception to IPO, and has helped thousands of founders and artificial intelligence (AI) innovators build their businesses on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). Amazon […]

Sign-Speak builds with AI on AWS to create accessible experiences

Sign-Speak is an innovative startup whose language software recognizes American Sign Language (ASL) and translates it into spoken words (and vice versa) with machine learning. Their platform offers real-time ASL recognition, avatar, and transcription to facilitate communication with Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals. Sign-Speak leveraged the AWS Impact Accelerator Latino Founders cohort to gain technical and business support as they make the world a more accessible and inclusive place.

How STIGMA scaled their hope delivery app with the AWS Impact Accelerator

STIGMA is an asynchronous messaging app that connects people who are struggling with strangers who share their lived experience to give them living proof that what they’re going through is something they will get through. Participating in the AWS Impact Accelerator Latino Founder cohort helped STIGMA to come up with solutions that would improve the product experience for their members, while also helping the STIGMA team to hone skills such delivering a compelling pitch to investors.