AWS Startups Blog

Category: Startup

Fridtjof Detzner, Christian Springub & Matthias Henze of Jimdo

Jimdo Can Turn Anyone into a Website Developer                                          

When Germany natives Fridtjof Detzner and Christian Springub were teenagers, they began building websites for individuals and businesses. From there, it dawned on them: Why not figure out a way for clients to update and create sites themselves, minus the next-to-impossible coding part? In 2007, Jimdo was born.

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Pipedrive helps users streamline a flood of information

Providing for clients is imperative, but what about the problems that arise on the other side of the equation, within a company’s sales teams? With a sales force trying to not only finalize a deal, but also provide quality after-sale service for years to come, organization becomes crucial for longevity and sustained success. And that’s where Pipedrive comes in, streamlining and simplifying tasks, duties, and deadlines for sales teams in the office or around the world.

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Startup Central at the AWS Summit

Startup Central to highlight Namely, Dataiku, x.ai, and other hot startups

Join us at Startup Central’s theater for a series of engaging talks from other startup companies’ CEOs, CTOs, and lead engineers. These talks will include information on various projects they’re working on, products/services they’ve used, and how they’ve leveraged AWS to ultimately find success. Featured startups include Zocdoc, Bustle, Redox, and more.

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25 Startup Stories from 25 Entrepreneurial Founders

Notes from Founders is the first of a series of eBooks comprised of 25 original founder interviews split across five issues. Founders often have unique insights to offer around what drives them, how they got started, their decision-making process and how they’ve overcome challenges, which has the potential to enthuse a new generation of entrepreneurs to take action. Notes from Founders aims to tell the stories of 25 founders we’ve been inspired by, handpicked from across EMEA’s startup landscape.

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James Neville of Citizen.is

Making Data Safer: Citizen’s James Neville Talks Biometric Authentication

As our online lives expand and businesses find new and better ways to provide everyday services via the internet, it can feel like increasing amounts of our sensitive data are in the hands of companies without stellar track records of keeping that data safe. James Neville, CEO and founder of Citizen, a one-touch login and registration app, hopes to change that metric. “We were working in payments, and it struck us how loose the security was around personal data when compared to card or bank accounts,” he explains. “And it’s only gotten worse over the years.” He’s right.

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Engineering Financial Happiness: Tink’s Jens Rantil on Complexity-Free Money Management

Tink, a personal finance management app based in Sweden, has a unique end goal in mind for its users: financial happiness. “We really wanted to take the complexity out of money management by presenting your finances and financial behavior in a more insightful way, and in the end, bring financial happiness,” says Jens Rantil, software and infrastructure engineer at Tink.

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