AWS Startups Blog

Category: Startup Spotlight

Stealth Security

Fighting Off the Bad Guys with Stealth Security

This post is part of the Startups on Air series. Startup Evangelist Mackenzie Kosut visits different startups and learns who they are, what they do, and how they use AWS. Michael Barrett, CEO and co-founder of Stealth Security, joined PayPal in 2006 as its first Chief Information Security Officer where he built an award-winning security […]

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wellpepper

Talking Health and HIPAA Compliance with Wellpepper

This post is part of the Startups on Air series. Startup Evangelist Mackenzie Kosut visits different startups and learns who they are, what they do, and how they use AWS. Wellpepper is a platform for digital patient treatment plans that helps patients to follow instructions, empowers them to self-manage their healthcare outside the clinic, and connects […]

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AWS-cost-optimization

Optimizing your costs for AWS services: Part 1

Since its inception in 2006, AWS has been committed to providing small businesses and developers the same world-class infrastructure and set of tools and services that amazon.com itself uses to handle its massive-scale retail operations. In part one of this series on costs, we highlight how you can optimize your budget by using AWS in […]

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Migrating to AWS

Startup migration: around the world to AWS

In 2016, we saw startups of all shapes and sizes migrate to Amazon Web Services (AWS). In true Amazon fashion, we dived a little deeper into our data to take a look why. Here are five startups we invited from China, India, Israel, and the US to share 100 words on their migration. AWS knows […]

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Tel Aviv startups

The Israeli recipe (and no, it isn’t for hummus this time)

By Noam Kaiser, VC Business Development, AWS Israel is a startup superpower. You probably already knew that, but some of these facts and figures might surprise you: Population: 8.06 million people[1] Hi-tech exports account for 45% of GDP[2] Technology companies: 5,720[3] 1 in 12 startups globally is Israeli, making it the country with the highest […]

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Alexa Fund

The Alexa Fund and the new Alexa Accelerator

By Rodrigo Prudencio, The Alexa Fund Just over 18 months ago, we set out to build Amazon’s first dedicated corporate venture capital fund with the same mindset of any new Amazon experiment: Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History. And we’re doing just that. The Alexa Fund, with an initial $100MM investment commitment, has already made […]

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