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Category: Startup

Warung Pintar brings tech-enabled stalls to street vendors

Founded in 2017, Warung Pintar offers street vendors tech-enabled stalls that include internet connectivity for customers, a digital POS system, LCD displays, and more. The Jakarta-based startup has raised roughly $35 million in total equity funding, which includes a $27.5 million round announced in January. Check out the above video interview of CTO and Co-founder Sofian Hadiwajiya to learn more about Warung Pintar and what’s next for one of Indonesia’s hottest startups.

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Enveil Founder and CEO Ellison Anne Williams on How the Data Security Company Innovates

Based in the Washington, D.C. metro area, Enveil is a data security company that focuses on protecting Data in Use. In the words of CEO and Founder Ellison Anne Williams, the company is “an application that will deploy in any kind of environment to secure the data when it’s being used or processed” and its products have wide applicability over multiple verticals, including financial services, health care, and naturally, cloud security. 

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Making Developers’ Lives Easier with GitLab VP Brandon Jung

In any industry, efficiency is key. This goes double for developers, who are always looking for new ways to streamline their processes, from design to development to product support. With the introduction of Git, developers are better able to track changes in files and coordinate working on those files among multiple people, making DevOps easier, as well as developers’ lives. According to Brandon Jung, VP Alliances at GitLab, this is just the beginning.

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Hiber Offers Global IoT Connectivity Through its Network of Custom Small Satellites

Based in Amsterdam, Hiber is building a global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity hub that is linked together by a network of small satellites. Per co-founder Ernst Peter Hovinga, current GSM providers only offer IoT connectivity in less than 10% of the world, leaving industries such as agriculture and mining in a tough spot. Check out the video interview of Hovinga to learn how Hiber and its custom built satellites aim to be a low-cost solution to connecting the rest of the world.

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Gremlin CEO and Co-Founder Kolton Andrus on Chaos Engineering and Providing Failure as a Service

Gremlin CEO and Co-Founder Kolton Andrus wants you to think of his company as a flu shot. “We basically inject a little of harm [into your system] in order to find weak spots and build an immunity,” he says. “We proactively break things… to help make them stronger.” While Andrus notes that the idea of preparing for disaster isn’t new—”we were doing hardware failure testing in the 60s and 70s and people were writing papers about this in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s”—what they have noticed is that migrating to the Cloud has introduced new challenges.

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Using Efficiency and Scalability to Create AI Solutions in Startups

Guest post by Dr. Janet Bastiman, Chief Science Officer at StoryStream Necessity has always been a driver of innovation and efficiency, and this is available in near endless quantities in startup companies harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve unique problems. How do you bring cutting edge unique solutions with small teams when large multinationals with […]

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