AWS Startups Blog

ICYMI: A Startup’s Guide to AWS Services, Experiences from AWS Summit San Francisco That Will Give You FOMO, and More

Each month, the AWS Startups blog is packed with announcements, resources, stories, and videos. Let’s get caught up on anything that you might have missed. Then, head to Twitter and LinkedIn to share your reactions and tell us what you’d like to read.


Seven Experiences from AWS Summit San Francisco That Will Give You FOMO

Thousands of attendees and dozens of vendors gathered at AWS Summit San Francisco, part of a series of free, global, in-person events dedicated to spreading skills and knowledge around AWS’s cloud offerings. Here are seven of those attendee experiences that are guaranteed to give you enough FOMO to immediately register for an AWS Summit near you!

Learn How to Grow Your Startup with Machine Learning on Twitch

While Machine Learning can get quite complex, you don’t need a team of expensive Data Scientists and ML Engineers to gain real value from it. Check out our upcoming Twitch series for hands-on training with our AWS ML experts, and work through a variety of typical startup use cases from generating personalized customer recommendations to improving marketing efficiency.


Day One Recommendations to Secure Your Account and Workload with AWS Startup Security Baseline

Security is always the top priority for AWS, but let’s face it – it’s not always the top priority for a founder just trying to get your idea for a new company off the ground. That’s why we’re pleased to announce the launch of the AWS Startup Security Baseline (AWS SSB), a new guide that describes the set of controls we recommend all startups implement as a foundation during their initial stages of development and operation.

SERIES: A Startup’s Guide to AWS Services

Series host: AWS Startup Solutions Architect Zoish Pithawala

As a founder building to MVP on AWS, knowing where to begin can feel overwhelming. What services do you need? How do you start building with best practices in mind? This month, we launched the Startup’s Guide to AWS Services Series, your guide to getting started on AWS, from account setup and security best practices, to choosing an operational model and database selection. Stayed tuned for the second half of the series in June!

A Startup’s Guide to AWS Services Series 1: Making Security the Cornerstone

You’ve developed a winning concept, gathered a team, and mapped out your startup’s overall design. Now, as those ideas take shape, security solutions should be built right in.

A Startup’s Guide to AWS Services Series 2: Innovation And Control – Having It All

Smart startup founders will push for innovation without surrendering control of their product, data, or funding. By managing permissions, for example, you can grant access and still protect your data. Learn which services can help you secure your environment while maintaining speed and cost.

A Startup’s Guide to AWS Services Series 3: Speeding Toward an MVP

Series host: AWS Principal Startup Solutions Architect Igor Geyfman

Running a business is hard work, with a lot of moving parts. Startup founders have had to build, deploy, secure, scale, manage, and monitor their software products all while controlling operational costs. This installment of the video series matches services to situations to streamline the development process to develop and deploy an MVP fast.

A Startup’s Guide to AWS Services Series 4: Building Faster in the Cloud

Build. Test. Deploy. Troubleshoot. Then do it all again. For a startup trying to build and deploy an application, the process can seem endless. Luckily, automation and cloud-based resources can streamline the process.

Startup Spotlight

Securing Digital Interactions Within the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain With Spherity

Spherity is a German software provider bringing secure and decentralized identity management solutions to enterprises, machines, products, data, and even algorithms.