AWS Startups Blog
The Impact of Compliance on the SaaS Sales Cycle
Selling to enterprise businesses involves months-long sales cycles and detailed procurement questionnaires that take up a CTO’s time and attention. Jon Topper, Founder and CEO of The Scale Factory (an AWS SaaS Competency Partner), explains how AWS helps make the process more efficient by streamlining and facilitating the process.
Build a Hybrid Architecture for Local Compliance and Global Scalability
Startups at any stage face regulatory challenges when expanding to new markets or trying to comply with data residency regulations in their home market, putting them at a disadvantage compared to established enterprises. Follow along as we explore alternatives where a startup could run workloads in multiple infrastructures in a hybrid approach to comply with local data residency requirements, while utilizing the AWS regions for global scalability.
Regulation Solutions: FMG Suite Reduces Risk for Financial Institutions
Given the ubiquity of marketing through social media and the public-private virtual spaces in which it traffics, consumers expect streamlined accountability from businesses. FMG Suite, a marketing technology company based in San Diego, has positioned itself to meet those expectations for the financial sector. CEO Scott White elaborates.
Tech & Public Policy: A Chat with Harvard Law School’s Susan Crawford
Professor Susan Crawford of Harvard Law School professor sits down with Kristen Titus, former Chief Technology & Innovation Officer of New York, for a wide-ranging conversation on the biggest issues concerning technology’s role in government and public policy.
ClearDATA CEO and Co-Founder Darin Brannan on Starting—and Managing—A Successful Startup
As a former venture capitalist turned three-time founder, Darin Brannan has learned a thing or two about starting a successful startup. Not only has he nurtured at least two companies from birth to IPO, growing each to hundreds and thousands of employees, but he’s also managed 34 company acquisitions at the same time.
For Tigera’s Ratan Tipirneni, Technology is the Easy Part
Tigera, a San Francisco-based software company founded in 2016, helps businesses secure and provide compliance for their container-based applications.
eero Co-founder and CTO Nate Hardison Shares Lessons Learned
Eero, which produces the world’s first whole home WiFi system, has grown a lot since it was founded in 2014.
Lacework’s Three Keys for Effective AWS Security
Learn how Veeva, a leader of cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry, is using Lacework to automate configuration compliance, threat detection, and incident resolution across their AWS workloads.
Theta Lake on Modern Communication Compliance Conundrums
For the average person, the idea of compliance and regulation technology doesn’t elicit much enthusiasm. But for Devin Redmond and Rich Sutton, co-founders of the RegTech startup Theta Lake, the concept is downright sexy—especially as startups and enterprises alike have increased spending on compliance following the last financial meltdown.
Making Data Safer: Citizen’s James Neville Talks Biometric Authentication
As our online lives expand and businesses find new and better ways to provide everyday services via the internet, it can feel like increasing amounts of our sensitive data are in the hands of companies without stellar track records of keeping that data safe. James Neville, CEO and founder of Citizen, a one-touch login and registration app, hopes to change that metric. “We were working in payments, and it struck us how loose the security was around personal data when compared to card or bank accounts,” he explains. “And it’s only gotten worse over the years.” He’s right.