AWS Startups Blog

How FUNDER Inc. is using Elastic Beanstalk and Amazon SQS to power a fresh take on charitable fundraising.

FUNDER Inc. builds prize draws of any kind, turning them into powerful fundraising tools for nonprofits and the charitable foundations of major brands and sports clubs. Combining technology and entertainment, our goal is to reinvent a time-honored fundraising method.

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Alex Smola Speaking at Collision 2018

Alex Smola showcases the breadth of AWS’s Machine Learning capabilities at Collision 2018

“Ultimately, my creativity is very limited, but your creativity is large,” said Alex Smola, Amazon Web Services Director of Machine Learning, to the assembled audience at the Collision Conference in New Orleans. “You can do amazing things with the tools that we’ve built.”

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Ping Li Accel Partner

The Road to Cloud Nirvana: The Venture Capitalist and Startup View on Serverless with Accel

Accel Partner Ping Li notes, The advent of cloud computing, which began in earnest with the launch of AWS in 2006, kickstarted an era of unprecedented new tools for developers — from minimizing operational overhead with IaaS to bypassing operations altogether with serverless services like AWS Lambda.

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AWS's Ask an Architect Bar at SF Summit's Startup Central

Segment, Gusto, and leading startups rock Startup Central 2018 with in-depth tech talks

It was standing room only at Startup Central, AWS Startup’s HQ at the AWS San Francisco Summit on April 4th. Hundreds of attendees stopped by the booth to chat with AWS Solutions Architects at the Startup Expert Bar and watch nearly a dozen startup talks led by expert CEOs, CTO, and lead engineers from leading startups in the region. Speakers from Segment, Gusto, and more covered everything from serverless, to AI, to ECS.

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