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25 Startup Stories from 25 Entrepreneurial Founders

Notes from Founders is the first of a series of eBooks comprised of 25 original founder interviews split across five issues. Founders often have unique insights to offer around what drives them, how they got started, their decision-making process and how they’ve overcome challenges, which has the potential to enthuse a new generation of entrepreneurs to take action. Notes from Founders aims to tell the stories of 25 founders we’ve been inspired by, handpicked from across EMEA’s startup landscape.

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Making Data Safer: Citizen’s James Neville Talks Biometric Authentication

As our online lives expand and businesses find new and better ways to provide everyday services via the internet, it can feel like increasing amounts of our sensitive data are in the hands of companies without stellar track records of keeping that data safe. James Neville, CEO and founder of Citizen, a one-touch login and registration app, hopes to change that metric. “We were working in payments, and it struck us how loose the security was around personal data when compared to card or bank accounts,” he explains. “And it’s only gotten worse over the years.” He’s right.

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Friction Burns: Three steps the startup Tyk.io takes to reduce friction

Tyk is an independent API Gateway and Management platform, comprising of an open source API Gateway, and proprietary management dashboard. It’s only the beginning of our journey, but so far, it’s been an exciting and fast-paced one.

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Engineering Financial Happiness: Tink’s Jens Rantil on Complexity-Free Money Management

Tink, a personal finance management app based in Sweden, has a unique end goal in mind for its users: financial happiness. “We really wanted to take the complexity out of money management by presenting your finances and financial behavior in a more insightful way, and in the end, bring financial happiness,” says Jens Rantil, software and infrastructure engineer at Tink.

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Join AWS in Hong Kong for RISE 2018

AWS is headed to Hong Kong the week of July 9th for the 2018 RISE conference, which is Asia’s largest tech conference. Over 15,000 attendees from over 100 countries are expected to stop by throughout the week. AWS is excited to be a part of the action in Incense Harbour and will be hosting a variety of activities.

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