AWS Startups Blog

PromoMii: Video Ads Powered by AWS Machine Learning

Creating a movie trailer takes time and most broadcasters and streaming platforms don’t have enough resources to do it. PromoMii, a UK startup, solves this problem with a unique blend of domain expertise and machine learning. Here’s how they do it.

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Be Water, My Friend: Spectrm CTO on Building a Culture of Resilience and Flexibility

As a startup, it’s vital to act dynamically, quickly adjusting to the market’s and customer’s requirements. Peyman Pouryekta, CTO of ai-powered conversational marketing platform Spectrm, walks us through how to build and maintain a dynamic mindset around team structure, company tech, and overall culture to ensure startup success at every stage.

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How to Set up Purchasing That Scales with Startup Growth

Successful startups design for rapid growth, which requires agility from the get-go across all parts of the organization, including purchasing. The way you buy for your startup can help your company respond faster to changing market conditions, whether they are caused by an influx of funding, a surge in demand for your product, or the uncertainty of a global pandemic.

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A Data Lake as Code, Featuring ChEMBL and OpenTargets

AWS Startup Solutions Architect Paul Underwood believes that a data lake is just another complex and heterogeneous infrastructure problem. In this post, he illustrates how you might build a data lake-as-code using the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK). Underwood will outline the strategy, core data lake services used, associated costs, and how you can tie it all together with code.

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Living to Love Local: Matt Doka of Fivestars on Boosting Small Businesses with Amazon RDS

These days, the sense of community has become all more important. Small businesses, often seen as the backbone of local economies, have been hit especially hard. Founded in 2011, Fivestars if here to help that exact segment, offering a payment and loyalty platform that takes the heavy lifting off the plate of those managing these businesses.

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Stedi Simplifies the B2B Transaction Process Leveraging a Serverless-First Architecture

Stedi provides organizations with the ability to quickly connect and transact with trading partners without having to go through painful point-to-point implementations. Leveraging a serverless first architecture, the company provides a completely self-service ‘digital mailbox’ that organizations can use to exchange 300+ different commercial transaction types in standardized formats.

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Join AWS at Collision from Home 2020

AWS is returning to the Collision conference for the fourth year. This year, the Collision conference will be the Collision From Home Conference, running completely virtually, bringing together over 30,000 virtual attendees from all over the world. We will have a variety of virtual activities and content to share. Check out what’s on deck here.

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Farming’s Future is Already Present in Australia

These are not the times to try and dance around the realities of what it takes (and costs) to run a startup, says Emma Weston, CEO and co-founder of Sydney, Australia-based AgriDigital. AgriDigital straddles the worlds of farming and fintech, offering a platform for buyers and sellers of commodity crops like grain and cotton to do business with more speed and transparency.

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