AWS Startups Blog

Category: Startup

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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Luma Health: A Patient Engagement Platform with the Power to Take on the Pandemic

Luma Health is handling the vaccine operations for leading health systems across the United States, both large and small. Their patient engagement platform makes it simple and seamless for people to schedule their COVID-19 shots at mass vaccination sites, federally qualified health centers, community-based clinics, and even their local doctor’s office.

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AWS Launches Virtual Startup Loft for EMEA

The EMEA Startup Loft will feature four event streams covering business and technical content for startups at all stages of their journeys, along with the chance to connect one-on-one with a member of the AWS Startups team. Sessions will include monthly “Getting Started on AWS” presentations, deep-dive technical workshops for startup developers, vertical-specific Industry Days, and more.

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