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Settld: Finding Grant Funding for your Startup

There are different ways of securing early startup cash, aside from personal bank loans or begging family and friends. One option is grant funding. Whilst there are caveats of relying upon this approach, the cash comes with no equity dilution and can offer a pre-revenue lifeline. Here is what Settld has learnt from going through the process so far.

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Enabling AI and Machine Learning Model Training with Teraki

The Teraki platform, built by AI startup Teraki, automatizes intelligent sensor processing for telematics, video, and 3D point cloud data. The platform is developed with a single ideological concept/goal: Deliver scalability to manage the increasing need to handle sensor data from vehicles and devices in high volumes. Here’s how the team is leveraging AWS IoT services to do it.

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Serverless Architecture Powers MONEI’s Fast, Secure, and Scalable Digital Payment Solutions

Based in Spain, fintech startup MONEI was founded in 2019 and recently won AWS’s Startup Architecture Challenge: Iberia, which comes with a prize of $25,000 in AWS credits. In its winning submission, MONEI’s CTO Dmitriy Nevzorov highlighted how building a 100% serverless architecture using AWS formed a central part of the company’s strategy, allowing it to focus on reliability and scalability and provide low-cost solutions to its customers.

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येLo (Yelo Bank): Using AWS to Provide Financial Solutions for the ‘Next Half Billion’

येLo (Yelo Bank), which was founded in 2019 and started building its banking platform in January 2020, recently won AWS’s Startup Architecture Challenge program in India, which comes with a prize of $25,000 in AWS credits. In its winning submission, येLo co-founder and CTO Nishant Chandra highlighted how building the neo-banking stack using AWS gave the startup a simple, elegant, and secure architecture.

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Advancement in Fraud Detection: ML in Online Survey Research

The transition of the market research industry away from telephone and face-to-face interviews towards online platforms has massively increased the speed and reach of data collection. Modern online survey platforms, such as Dalia Research’s, allow millions of users every day to share their thoughts on politics, social issues, or consumer behavior. However, survey fraud is also on the rise. Here’s how Dalia’s leveraging machine learning to remedy it.

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Belvo Looks to be the Next Fintech Giant by Connecting the Financial Dots in Latin America

Belvo is on a mission to turn the complex financial ecosystem throughout LATAM into an easily accessible API. The year-old startup was co-founded by Pablo Viguera and Oriol Tintoré who met each other at Verse, which is Europe’s version of Venmo. Oriol, a former NASA aerospace engineer and founder of Capella Space, found his way into digital banking while getting his MBA at Stanford.

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