AWS Startups Blog

ICYMI: Meet the Inaugural Cohort of the Impact Accelerator, Come with Us to AWS Summit Atlanta, and More

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


AWS Announces 25 Startups Selected for Inaugural AWS Impact Accelerator for Black Founders

In April, we announced a 3-year, $30 million commitment to the AWS Impact Accelerator, a series of programs designed to help high-potential, pre-seed startups led by underrepresented founders succeed. The first of these programs, the AWS Impact Accelerator for Black Founders, invited applications from U.S.-based startups to an overwhelming response, with applications pouring in from across the country. Learn more about the 25 startups selected.

AWS Expand Helps International Healthcare and Life Sciences Startups Develop Go-To-Market Strategies for the US Market

Amazon Web Services has partnered with MATTER, the premier healthcare technology incubator and innovation hub, to launch AWS Expand. The program supports startups entering the US market from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) by providing expert guidance, mentorship, client connections, an extensive network within the healthcare industry, and more. Learn more about how AWS is supporting healthcare startups.

Startup Spotlight

The Sustainability Equation: Why Tech for Good Means Tech for the Future

We need startups with innovative mindsets to step forward with solutions that will enable the world to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), startups that put sustainability at the heart of their technology, which is precisely what Basecamp Research, BioSimulytics Limited, and Sellalong Ltd. have done. Learn more about the 2022 AWS Software Startup Awards medalists in the Sustainability Champion category.

Helpful Resources

Video Series: The Startup Guide to AWS Services

The Startup Guide to AWS Services series consists of seven short videos and blog posts featuring AWS Solutions Architects, with related links and training videos. Each presentation highlights the advantages to working in a cloud environment, with brief examples that pair services to use cases.

Two Awesome Days at AWS Summit Atlanta

We’ve recapped our time at AWS Summit Atlanta, and if you weren’t able to attend, we have a behind-the-scenes look at what you missed. We heard from experts in AI/ML, Analytics, Business Intelligence, IoT, Databases, and more who connected and networked with industry peers to help them take advantage of the latest AWS solutions. Watch the video and see an AWS Summit through our eyes, and then register to attend the next event near you.