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Tag: FinTech

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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Serverless Architecture Powers MONEI’s Fast, Secure, and Scalable Digital Payment Solutions

Based in Spain, fintech startup MONEI was founded in 2019 and recently won AWS’s Startup Architecture Challenge: Iberia, which comes with a prize of $25,000 in AWS credits. In its winning submission, MONEI’s CTO Dmitriy Nevzorov highlighted how building a 100% serverless architecture using AWS formed a central part of the company’s strategy, allowing it to focus on reliability and scalability and provide low-cost solutions to its customers.

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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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BondEvalue: Disrupting Regulated Bond Markets with Cloud Strategy

Bond markets are huge, far larger than stock markets, with over eight million securities in contrast with only six hundred thousand stocks. They are also far more complex than equities. Minimum investment of $200,000 for most popular bonds means most non-institutional investors cannot invest in bond markets! That’s where fintech and blockchain startup BondEvalue comes in.

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Tests Not Included: How LoanStreet Built a PPP Platform In One Week

LoanStreet is the first fully-integrated, online platform that streamlines the process of sharing, managing, and originating loans for credit unions, banks, and direct lenders.  Many of LoanStreet’s clients lend to small businesses and individuals, those most in need of funding from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and unable to snag a piece of the initial $310bil.
Their clients were relying on them to get their loans funded.  The only catch: a hard deadline of one week. Here’s how they did it.

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