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Koo App Connects Millions of Voices in Their Preferred Language with AWS
When the social media revolution began, e-commerce sites mostly catered to English speakers, which left out a huge population of would-be participants. Koo, a microblogging platform based in India, noted the lack of inclusivity and made it their mission to create an app that is accessible to the entire spectrum of languages spoken in India. Koo started with just three languages—English, Hindi, and Kannada—and expanded from there. Learn how this ambitious startup used AWS to scale and give a voice to millions of users.
Too Good To Go: Saving the Planet One Saved Meal at a Time
Food waste is a global issue that stretches far beyond its impact on underfed populations: it’s one of the primary drivers behind the climate crisis, representing 10% of all greenhouse gas emissions. Combating food waste reduces methane emissions in particular, while also preventing the waste of the labor and resources required to make the food. But there’s room for hope, and Too Good To Go is helping make it happen with their free app dedicated to reducing food waste worldwide by connecting customers to restaurants and stores with surplus food.
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.
Menten AI Leverages AWS, AI, and Quantum Computing to Create New and Improved Drugs
Menten AI created the world’s first protein designed on a quantum computer. The feat has huge implications for the world of drug discovery and design—and ultimately for all of us who may benefit from novel therapeutics to treat diseases.
Understanding and Optimizing ML Models with DarwinAI
Artificial intelligence may be the future, but 90% of AI models developed today don’t make it into production. DarwinAI has set out to solve that problem by enabling organizations to understand and optimize models, making it easier to build what matters.
PulpoAR Uses Machine Learning to Build an Augmented Reality Shopping Experience for Beauty Products
PulpoAR looks to bring together the digital and physical worlds using augmented reality. The company has launched its platform with the ability to virtually try on makeup online, but plans to expand into other categories, like skincare, in the near future.
Purple Ant on Using AWS to Transform the Insurance Industry
Purple Ant is a subscription-based property monitoring platform that enables its customers to detect, prevent, and track damage to their homes using IoT devices. We recently sat down to walk through how they’re leveraging AWS IoT Core to do it.
Syntegra: Bridging the Healthcare Data Gap
Despite the emergence of big data in healthcare, it remains nearly impossible to share useful, comprehensive, patient-level data sets externally due to strict privacy concerns. Even internally, it can be cumbersome to share data with other teams for analytic and educational purposes. These long-standing challenges led to the creation of Syntegra in 2019. We sat down with their CTO and Co-founder Ofer Mendelevitch to learn more.
Changing the Landscape of Molecular Testing
This past year has demonstrated, now more than ever, the critical need to be able to develop and deploy rapid molecular testing at scale. The ability to do this has emerged as a major differentiator for ChromaCode, a startup diagnostics company based in Carlsbad, California. Paul Flook, PhD, CIO and VP of Software Engineering walks us through their journey.
How Alloverse is Creating a More Inclusive Internet with AWS
Co-Founded by CEO Julie Despraz, Swedish startup Alloverse has developed an open-source platform for virtual collaboration that is being used to build the spatial internet. The company’s platform and tools enable users to create virtual workspaces and 3D applications to populate them. We recently sat down with Despraz to chat VR, sustainability, and celebrating even the smallest of wins.