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Tag: FinTech

Reimagining the Bond Marketplace with Amazon Managed Blockchain

The $45 trillion US fixed income bonds outstanding market is a fundamental part of the broader capital markets and underpins economic activity nationwide, but it’s surprisingly inefficient. Access to capital is limited to big players, leaving smaller municipalities to fend for themselves, until now. Alpha Ledger, a new startup out of Washington state, is set to upend the market using an Amazon Managed Blockchain-based platform.

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Rethink Debt Collection: How Machine Learning Improves your Receivables Management

No one wants to hear from a debt collection agency. Most people associate it with letters in red, capital characters, high charges with imaginative reasons and intrusive phone calls. Berlin-based fintech PAIR Finance’s mission is to change that with the help of Machine Learning, introducing you and your customers to a completely new debt collection experience.

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Living to Love Local: Matt Doka of Fivestars on Boosting Small Businesses with Amazon RDS

These days, the sense of community has become all more important. Small businesses, often seen as the backbone of local economies, have been hit especially hard. Founded in 2011, Fivestars if here to help that exact segment, offering a payment and loyalty platform that takes the heavy lifting off the plate of those managing these businesses.

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Stedi Simplifies the B2B Transaction Process Leveraging a Serverless-First Architecture

Stedi provides organizations with the ability to quickly connect and transact with trading partners without having to go through painful point-to-point implementations. Leveraging a serverless first architecture, the company provides a completely self-service ‘digital mailbox’ that organizations can use to exchange 300+ different commercial transaction types in standardized formats.

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Farming’s Future is Already Present in Australia

These are not the times to try and dance around the realities of what it takes (and costs) to run a startup, says Emma Weston, CEO and co-founder of Sydney, Australia-based AgriDigital. AgriDigital straddles the worlds of farming and fintech, offering a platform for buyers and sellers of commodity crops like grain and cotton to do business with more speed and transparency.

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FinTech Startup Tide’s Analytics Platform  Journey: Walking through the Past, Present, and Future

Plamen Ivanov, consultant for Tide is deeply involved in redesigning and implementing its Analytics Platform in AWS. In this article, he shares the journey that Tide has been on, architecting the Platform in a way to best serve Tide’s needs. He’ll share the platform’s past — what they faced when the team was formed back in November 2019; the platform’s present — what they achieved in 6 months (Nov 2019 — Apr 2020), and the platform’s future — what they are planning to achieve by the end of the year (2020).

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