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Modern communication compliance conundrums: How Theta Lake uses cloud-based AI and ML to address compliance risks within audio and video communication

For the average person, the idea of compliance and regulation technology doesn’t elicit much enthusiasm. But for Devin Redmond and Rich Sutton, co-founders of the RegTech startup Theta Lake, the concept is downright sexy—especially as startups and enterprises alike have increased spending on compliance following the last financial meltdown.

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Prime Day Brian Herman

Amazon Fleet Management: Meet the Man Who Keeps Amazon Servers Running, No Matter What

Picture this: You oversee a fleet of servers that supports one of the world’s most massive online retail companies, and a special promotion everyone thought would bump sales by 21% is actually giving closer to a 120% boost—all in the first minute. That’s exactly where Brian Herman, Director of Datacenter Compute Capacity at Amazon Web Services, was standing in 2015, moments after the first Prime Day launched.

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Fridtjof Detzner, Christian Springub & Matthias Henze of Jimdo

Jimdo Can Turn Anyone into a Website Developer                                          

When Germany natives Fridtjof Detzner and Christian Springub were teenagers, they began building websites for individuals and businesses. From there, it dawned on them: Why not figure out a way for clients to update and create sites themselves, minus the next-to-impossible coding part? In 2007, Jimdo was born.

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Pipedrive helps users streamline a flood of information

Providing for clients is imperative, but what about the problems that arise on the other side of the equation, within a company’s sales teams? With a sales force trying to not only finalize a deal, but also provide quality after-sale service for years to come, organization becomes crucial for longevity and sustained success. And that’s where Pipedrive comes in, streamlining and simplifying tasks, duties, and deadlines for sales teams in the office or around the world.

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Startup Central at the AWS Summit

Startup Central to highlight Namely, Dataiku, x.ai, and other hot startups

Join us at Startup Central’s theater for a series of engaging talks from other startup companies’ CEOs, CTOs, and lead engineers. These talks will include information on various projects they’re working on, products/services they’ve used, and how they’ve leveraged AWS to ultimately find success. Featured startups include Zocdoc, Bustle, Redox, and more.

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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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James Neville of Citizen.is

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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