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BlackBuck builds future-ready Digital Freight Marketplace using AWS

BlackBuck, India’s largest trucking platform, is a digital freight marketplace for shippers and truckers to conveniently discover each other, providing services such as FASTag (an electronic toll collection system), fuel cards, GPS devices, and insurance, among others, to efficiently manage their fleet. BlackBuck’s business and users have grown rapidly from a few thousand users on the platform to more than 1,000,000 users. With the goal of becoming the world’s largest technology-driven trucking platform, maintaining a data-driven approach, as well as strategic product improvements, put Blackbuck well on its way.

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Catching Up with the Winners of the 2020 AWS University Startup Competition

Last year, over 600 startups applied from 185 different U.S. universities. Applications were reviewed by representatives from the AWS Startup Business Development team, who then selected 10 teams to compete in the last round. Each startup was paired with a subject matter expert from AWS to help them polish their pitches before their final presentations. Winners received up to $20,000 in cash, up to $100,000 in AWS credits, as well as intros to AWS partners like Techstars and Dorm Room Fund.

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Shipper’s Digital Transformation Journey to Build Next Generation 4PL Supply Chain

In this blog post, Indonesian logistics startup Shipper shares their technology transformation journey and how they’ve grown and supported a couple hundred orders per day back in 2017 up to hundreds of thousands orders per day in recent years with the help of Amazon Web Services (AWS) managed services such as Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS).

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Carsome: Leveraging Automatic Car Plate Masking on Amazon SageMaker to Focus on Growth

Carsome is Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car ecommerce platform. With operations across Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Singapore, they aim to digitize the region’s used car industry by reshaping and elevating the car buying and selling experience. Here’s how they’re using Amazon SageMaker to free up resources to innovate.

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SaaS Founder Series: Clumio CEO on Steering the Startup that Raised $11M Pre-Product

The growing customer preference for software-as-a-service (SaaS) puts enterprise software startups in a rare position of advantage compared to established firms. AWS SaaS Factory invited Poojan Kumar, CEO and Co-founder of Clumio, to share the early successes and learnings from steering the startup that is disrupting a segment with numerous corporate behemoths.

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Next Generation Data Management for Clinical Trials & Research Built on AWS

Cumbersome, disparate data sources in highly regulated environments have historically obstructed longitudinal patient views in clinical research. To help clients generate maximum evidence from trials, Precision Digital Health (PDH) developed a cloud-based platform capable of integrating and harmonizing disparate data assets in the R&D and life sciences industry.

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How HeyJobs Ingests Millions of Jobs with AWS Lambda

HeyJobs aims to be the leading platform for those looking for the right job to live a fulfilling life. Serving millions of job seekers means that they need to ingest hundreds of thousands to future millions of job-offering details, multiple times a day, every day. Gokay Kucuk, an engineering manager on the inventories and integrations teams, shares their learnings about the AWS services they utilized for their serverless transformation. At the end of this transformation, the job ingestion capacity of HeyJobs grew from few hundred thousand to few millions per day while reducing their costs by ~30%.

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