AWS Startups Blog

Category: Startup

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Accelerating Drug Development with Amazon Comprehend at Sumitovant

Sumitovant Biopharma seeks to discover the drugs of the future and rapidly get them to the patients who need them. Scientific research is key to their endeavor. To help us bring medicines to market faster, they need to pick out specific insights from the ever-growing body of literature on chemistry, biology, and disease. So they turned to Amazon Comprehend.

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AI-enabled Radiomics Revolutionizes Cancer Research and Treatment on AWS

Healthcare startup Healthmyne is a pioneer in applied radiomics, the cutting-edge field of extracting novel data and predictive biomarkers from medical images. Through their AI-enabled radiomic solutions, they help organizations access and easily translate ground-breaking radiomic insights into use in cancer research, treatment planning, and clinical management.

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How to Create and Sell Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are a new type of digital asset that seems to be the hot topic of conversation everywhere. NFTs are described as nonsensical by skeptics, digital beanie babies or baseball cards by most, and a revolutionary new idea that will change everything from digital content to the way artists interact with fans by true believers. I’ve worked on NFTs in my role at Origin Protocol and I have already seen first hand how they are game changers in a number of industries. In this blog, I will briefly introduce you to the universe of NFTs and I will also teach you how to mint your own NFTs and sell them on a variety of platforms and marketplaces.

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Achieve Better Price to Performance for TiDB on Amazon EKS with Graviton2 Processors

For startups, being able to save infrastructure cost while improving database performance and automating data layer operations can be crucial. Startups can then shift the cost savings for value innovations while at the same time improve their customer experience. While the value of running on Kubernetes is clear, some claim that this can be a costly affair for customers. In this blog, Pincap shares findings from a benchmark they conducted to compare price-performance ratio when running TiDB on Amazon EKS with AWS Graviton2 (Arm) and on the Intel Xeon Platinum 8000 series (x86).

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Migrating your Startup from Firebase to AWS

We occasionally run into startups that built their initial MVP on Firebase but desire to switch to AWS to achieve operations at scale with better data quality and reliability guarantees, and at lower cost.  With Firebase consisting of proprietary services, APIs, and an SDK, a migration to AWS requires application refactoring – introducing a new architecture using AWS services, and rewriting parts of the codebase to use them accordingly. To minimize the disruption of this refactoring, this guide will help you identify what AWS services are best suited for your startup’s new architecture along with some implementation strategies to ease and accelerate the cutover.

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Galen Data on Building on the Shoulders of Giants

Galen Data’s mission is to connect all of the world’s medical devices. It’s a bold one, but they believe connectivity is key to innovation in healthcare. From remote monitoring, telehealth, and early diagnosis, to personalized medicine — these all require data obtained by connecting medical devices and other repositories to a centralized system.

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