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Category: Startup

Kyruus is Helping Health Systems Make Better Patient Access a Reality

Health systems across the country have made a commitment to improving the consumer experience —90% of leaders in a recent Kaufmann Hall survey said this was a top strategic priority—but ongoing barriers have hindered better access to care. In fact, patients still frequently encounter appointment wait times of weeks or months; in fact, wait times in the U.S. have actually increased 30% since 2014. At Kyruus, we’re focused on solving what we call the associated “patient access paradox”–a situation in which patients wait long periods to see providers while appointment capacity simultaneously goes unutilized, even at top health systems.

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Blue Hexagon Cybersecurity Fights Fire With Fire Using Deep Learning

Business technology may be growing increasingly complex, but when it comes to cybersecurity, it remains a game of cat and mouse. Hackers and cyber criminals are currently creating malware at an unprecedented level to infiltrate websites around the world, disrupt business, steal company secrets, shut down sites, and take customers’ information. In 2017 alone, over 120 million new malware samples were detected. And even if your business deploys state-of-the-art signature-based detection systems and malware sandboxing, it can quickly get overwhelmed by a daily deluge of new threats. Sunnyvale, Calif-based Blue Hexagon, however, thinks it’s cracked the problem.  

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Deliveroo Leverages AWS to Quickly Ship New Products

From PR to production, the Deliveroo Application Platform needs to get developers’ code into running containers as quickly and safely as possible. Check out the above talk from re:Invent 2018 to hear from Ben Cordero, Senior Software Engineer at Deliveroo, about his team’s process for safely shipping software with support for automatic rollbacks, service scaling and configuration management. We also caught up with Cordero to learn a bit more about Deliveroo, his role specifically, and how the team utilizes AWS to power its food-delivery platform.

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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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