AWS Startups Blog
How Founders Factory Is Helping Entrepreneurship Grow in Africa
“There’s a burgeoning ecosystem of African entrepreneurs that wants to make products for the community. They want to see upliftment amongst their friends and family,” says Murray Legg, the accelerator director of Founders Factory Africa.
Meet the Winner and Finalists of the 2019 AWS Hackdays “Hack for Good” Competition
In 2018, AWS launched its Hackdays program, offering teams from around ASEAN the opportunity and resources to build projects and compete for prizes, the top of which was a trip to Las Vegas for the annual re:Invent conference. Over 1,000 developers from countries including Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand formed teams to develop new technologies during a one day hackathon. The winners of those days then squared off in Jakarta, with the team from Thailand ultimately winning the top prize and the trip to Las Vegas.
Wag, GOAT, Calm, and More Present Technical Talks at the 2019 AWS Summit Anaheim
On Thursday, April 11th, Wag, GOAT, Calm, and SignalFx, among others, spoke at the Startup Talks area of the 2019 AWS Summit – Anaheim. All of their talks can be found below: Dynamic AI | AI for Automated Business Communication from Research to Production Wag | Bella The Friendly Pup – CX Automation with Amazon Connect, Lex, and […]
Calm, Wag, Bill.com and More Present at AWS Summit Santa Clara
On Wednesday, March 27th, ten startups, including Calm, Wag, and Bill.com, spoke at the Startup Central theater at the AWS Summit – Santa Clara. Their talks spanned the gamut from fraud detection to AWS Fargate. Watch their talks.
Startup Central is Headed to Anaheim
On Thursday, April 11th, Startup Central will be coming to the AWS Summit – Anaheim!
Symphony Teams with AWS To Bring Critical Industries Securely into the Cloud
Industries like financial services, consulting, and insurance require solutions that ensure the safety of data against hackers. Companies must also retain access to data and provide it to regulators or other legal entities when needed. Symphony, a secure and robust collaboration platform, was born to serve these industries. With over 400,000 users across 400 of the most demanding companies, Symphony is used for internal collaboration as well as collaboration between firms.
Startup Central is headed to Santa Clara!
On Wednesday, March 27th, Startup Central will be setting up shop at the AWS Summit – Santa Clara! See what startups will be speaking.
AWS Loft Architecture Weeks | February 2019
If you haven’t heard about the AWS Lofts in New York and San Francisco, they are an outstanding resource for startups and developers. One of the key resources that the lofts provide for customers are AWS Architecture Weeks.
How AWS Partners with Formula 1 to Accelerate the Racing Giant’s Cloud Transformation
The cars used during Formula 1 races are incredibly advanced, many housing up to 120 sensors creating three gigabytes of data within a single race. To better leverage all of this data, Formula 1 has partnered with AWS to move the vast majority of its infrastructure to the cloud from on-premise solutions. Check out the above interview with Adrian Cockroft, VP of Cloud Architecture Strategy at AWS, to learn more.
Watch: All Startup Central Videos from re:Invent 2018
The highlight of Startup Central at re:Invent 2018 was the Startup Stage, which featured over a dozen talks from startup leaders. Watch all of them here.