AWS Startups Blog

Demystifying the ecosystem in China

China is a highly active market with 3,683 early stage investments totaling $20.2 billion in 2016. It’s hard to believe that in just 13 years, China has transitioned from a country that established its first ever VC fund (IDG venture China) to the world’s second largest breeding ground of unicorns (39, just behind the US). […]

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Crowdfunding for startups

Four essential insights from the success stories of AWS startup customers Monzo and Crowdcube   In the second episode of AWS Startups Stories* we heard how Monzo, a mobile only challenger bank made one million pounds in 96 seconds on Crowdcube, the world’s first equity crowdfunding platform. Below we’ve captured the most essential insights from Darren, […]

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Four golden rules for taking your idea to market

Key takeaways from social startup OLIO   This week in AWS Startup Stories* we talked to Tessa Cook, CEO, and co-founder of OLIO Exchange – a food sharing app that builds connections between neighbours and local businesses in order to re-distribute surplus goods. OLIO started as a simple experiment between twelve people, but today it’s […]

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Spotinst helps to reduce Amazon EC2 costs up to 80%

This post is part of the Startups on Air series. Startup Evangelist Mackenzie Kosut visits different startups and learns who they are, what they do, and how they use AWS.     Spotinst is an Israeli startup that was founded 18 months ago by four veterans of MAMRAM (the elite Infrastructure Technology unit of the […]

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Changing the way developers manipulate media with Cloudinary

This post comes as part of the Startups on Air series; where the Startup Evangelist Mackenzie Kosut, goes around to different startups and learns more about who they are, what they do, and how they utilize AWS.  Background: Founded in 2011 in Israel, Cloudinary is a boot-strapping success story, growing organically without venture capital funding. In 2015, the […]

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Cybersecurity and Amazon Redshift with Namogoo Security

This post comes as part of the Startups on Air series; where the Startup Evangelist Mackenzie Kosut, goes around to different startups and learns more about who they are, what they do, and how they utilize AWS.      Founders Chemi Katz and Ohad Greenshpan come from an extensive and broad background in security, eCommerce, […]

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Talking with Parsec, a Game-Changer of Gaming

This post is part of the Startups on Air series. Startup Evangelist Mackenzie Kosut visits different startups and learns who they are, what they do, and how they use AWS.     Cloud-gaming company Parsec, believes that we’re entering a new phase of computing where all of our software and processing are delivered via shared […]

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