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Stream Powers Feeds and Chat for over 500 Million End Users with AWS

Stream has come a long way since they first started working with AWS, and now powers feeds and chat for more than 500 million end-users. In this blog post, Thierry Schellenbach, the Co-Founder and CEO of Stream covers some of the best practices and AWS services that allowed them to sustain this rapid growth.

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The Key to Sustaining Velocity

Sehkar Madathanapalli has built systems for some of the largest companies in Silicon Valley, as well as leading venture capital firms. With his own startup Liscio, where he is co-founder and CTO, Palli has baked in some of those big companies lessons alongside the startup tenets of speed and constant improvement. For Palli, it starts with a structure that is flat, but not too flat.

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FloodFlash: How Tech-enabled Flood Insurers are Building More Resilient Businesses

Annual losses from UK flooding are estimated to be in the region of £500 million, with huge amounts of uninsured loss every year. “Parametric” or “event-based” insurance is one potential solution to this insurance gap. Using affordable IoT technology and platforms like AWS, FloodFlash is the first company to offer parametric flood insurance to small businesses.

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Logograb uses ML to Help Marketers Quantify ROI at Scale

Nowadays, it seems like media and online advertisers have been in an ongoing battle between measuring their effort’s ROI and being dealt incorrect information from platform providers (Facebook, et al). Luckily there are startups working to help, like LogoGrab, a visual AI company that looks to help marketers quantify the impact of their brand at scale.

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