AWS Startups Blog

How to GitOps Your Infrastructure

With competition at an all time high, it’s critical that startups deliver technical features quickly without compromising quality or security. CLEAR, a biometric security startup popular at U.S. airports, has been successful at both quality and security for their customers while running on AWS and leveraging Terraform and GitOps practices. Victor Cuascut, Director of IT at CLEAR, talks about how your startup can deploy multiple AWS infrastructures while maintaining compliance, speed, and predictability at the push of a button. 

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How WIREWAX Built And Scaled A Media Services Offering With Amazon Web Services

As an interactive video company, WIREWAX processes thousands of videos every single day. Each video uploaded to our platform goes through our computer vision algorithms to automatically detect faces and objects, languages, generate subtitles and much more. Our industry-leading computer vision applications have been trained and vastly improved through years of digital video asset analysis thanks in part to the flexibility and scalability of AWS.

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Exploring Data Science With Explorium’s Or Tamir

“My career has been around startups all the way,” says Or Tamir, co-founder and COO of Explorium. “This is something I’ve always wanted to do.” Because startups have composed the foundation and the scaffolding of Tamir’s career, he views the fact he ended up co-founding and helming a project like Explorium as almost inevitable. In a way, it was a logical next step: “co-founder” and “COO” were two of the only job roles in the world of startups that Tamir hadn’t yet tackled.

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How Deepen AI Makes Sense of Multi-Dimensional Data Created by Autonomous Tech

For Deepen AI founder Mohammad Musa, working on autonomous tech is more than just being on the cutting edge of development; it’s about family. This dawned on him one morning when his car needed to be taken into the shop, which led him to bringing his daughter to school in an Uber. He traces his interest in autonomy to that extra 15 minutes of uninterrupted time with her.

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Hiring Top Talent for Your Startup: Lessons from Andela

Hiring is hard, but hiring for startups can be even harder. Understanding that the success of your startup depends on building a team of great people, what can you do to attract and retain top talent? Jeremy Johnson, Co-founder & CEO of Andela, a startup that builds and trains high-performing distributed engineering teams, joins us at the AWS Loft NYC to share how startups can build a solid recruitment strategy that attracts top players.

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END.’s New Platform Runs On AWS Fargate At Its Core

At END. we’re constantly working to improve the way our engineering department operates. Our goal is simple: to empower the team so they can get stuff done without obstruction or interference. Anything to make things easier, faster, more reliable—and if that means tinkering with some new technology along the way, even better. Until recently, deployments were one of the biggest pain points for our engineers and with a two-person DevOps team we inevitably became a massive bottleneck when it came to go-live. We knew we needed to find a better way of doing things, and as existing AWS users, AWS Fargate seemed like the natural way forward.

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A New Security Mindset for the Public Cloud

Many enterprises are adopting cloud-based strategies as they initiate new projects or migrate from older, legacy systems. To meet demanding and rapidly changing business needs, they employ frequent code releases, increasingly use containers, and process and store data for compliance. It’s an environment with a great deal of change and activity, but solutions like SIEMs and firewalls just can’t provide the level of insight required—they aren’t built for automation or scale.

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