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Startup Central to highlight Namely, Dataiku,, Others

Next week, AWS will be in the Big Apple for the AWS Summit – New York! Startup Central will be featured at the summit and will once again be a place for startups to meet, hear tech talks by other startups, and also have access to startup experts to get answers to your trickiest questions and some 1:1 time. The intent of the booth is to provide those attendees who are looking to grow and develop their startups with a collaborative experience, by featuring opportunities to make valuable connections, ask questions, and gaining educational opportunities to learn.

This year’s Summit in New York will feature a few different areas, all aimed at providing startups with a beneficial place to meet and learn.

·         Startup Central: This is the main hub is a place where startups can meet, listen to talks by other startups, and get in-person answers to AWS technical questions. Please note that Startup Central will be located outside of the expo hall.

·         Ask a Startup Expert Bar: AWS startup experts will be onsite throughout the day to answer any technical questions you may have, whether they be product/service specific, or basic, foundational questions you may want clarification on. No appointment necessary!

·         Startup Talks featuring 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.

You can optimize your day by attending sessions, workshops, and hands-on activities. Find the full AWS Summit – New York agenda here.

Startup Central Agenda at the AWS Summit – New York

12:00PM: Zocdoc – Using Deep Learning to Help Patients Decipher Healthcare

12:30PM: GroundTruth – How WeatherBug Uses Immutable Infrastructure & Spot to Support Dynamic Capacity with Auto Scaling

1:00PM: Bustle – The Bleeding Edge at Scale: 80-Million Users on Serverless & GraphQL

1:30PM: Redox – Building Massive Healthcare Applications on the AWS Cloud

2:00PM: Namely – Speeding Up Delivery With Kubernetes & Spinnaker

2:30PM: FanDuel – A Brief History of (FanDuel) Time

3:00PM: Relationship Science – Relationship Science on Quickly Scaling from Zero

3:30PM: –’s Distributed Monitoring with X-Ray

4:00PM: Dataiku – Scaling the Data Science Mountain

Erin Schoch

Erin Schoch

Erin Schoch currently works in Startup Marketing at AWS. Prior to joining Amazon, Erin worked in Event Operations for the San Diego Padres after graduating from the University of San Diego.