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CloudZero Helps Companies Optimize Their AWS Spending

CloudZero is a Boston-based cost intelligence platform that helps companies determine how best to invest in their cloud infrastructure. Founded in 2016, the startup uses machine learning to produce up-to-date cost insights, allowing engineers to make informed decisions in real-time when launching new products and features. With such a business, it makes sense that CloudZero has been closely tied in with AWS since the startup was founded.

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Roadmap Software Startup Aha! Uses Amazon Athena to Ensure Fast Support Responses

Aha! is a leading roadmap software provider, helping more than 400,000 users build products and counting north of 5,000 companies as customers. Founded in 2013 with an entirely distributed team, the company puts customer needs at the heart of its business model. Read how the company was able to drive results by migration to Amazon Athena from BigQuery.

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Understanding the New World of Office Space with Basking

Overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped how and where Americans work. By June, according to a survey from Stanford researchers, 42% of the U.S. labor force was working from home full time, with millions more not working at all. For employers, that shift has led to new challenges as they navigate an unprecedented economy. One big question: what to do with all the empty offices?

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येLo (Yelo Bank): Using AWS to Provide Financial Solutions for the ‘Next Half Billion’

येLo (Yelo Bank), which was founded in 2019 and started building its banking platform in January 2020, recently won AWS’s Startup Architecture Challenge program in India, which comes with a prize of $25,000 in AWS credits. In its winning submission, येLo co-founder and CTO Nishant Chandra highlighted how building the neo-banking stack using AWS gave the startup a simple, elegant, and secure architecture.

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Belvo Looks to be the Next Fintech Giant by Connecting the Financial Dots in Latin America

Belvo is on a mission to turn the complex financial ecosystem throughout LATAM into an easily accessible API. The year-old startup was co-founded by Pablo Viguera and Oriol Tintoré who met each other at Verse, which is Europe’s version of Venmo. Oriol, a former NASA aerospace engineer and founder of Capella Space, found his way into digital banking while getting his MBA at Stanford.

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Why Audioburst Migrated its Kubernetes-based System to AWS

Audioburst is on a mission to build the world’s largest talk audio repository, enabling anyone to easily search for and share content. Initially, the company launched on Azure, but has since fully migrated to AWS for managing its Kubernetes-based system. Since moving, Audioburst has been able to take advantage of multiple other services within the AWS ecosystem, such as Amazon Transcribe. Watch the above video to hear from CTO Gal Klein on what went into the decision to migrate and how it’s been since the move.

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Online Proctoring Renaissance Powered by Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Education startup Honorlock has innovated exam integrity by introducing a browser extension rather than a software download, launching exam content protection technology (Search & Destroy™), detecting secondary devices during exams (Multi-Device Detection™), and providing human voice detection. They have also deployed a hybrid approach to exam proctoring, combining both AI and ML), with live human proctors (Live Proctor Pop-In™). Here’s how they’re doing it.

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Rally Democratizes Investing in High-Priced Collectibles by Leveraging a Serverless-First Architecture

Headquartered in New York, Rally has built a platform that turns collectible items into investable securities, enabling anyone to take part in the potential financial upside of owning high-value assets. From Aston Martins to rare Hermès Birkin bags, Rally users can browse the various categories, select which items to learn more about, and purchase shares in whatever catches their eye, all from the company’s mobile app.

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