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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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Upbeat on AI: FinTechs Forecast Rebound Informed with Deep Learning

Hicham Oudghiri, chief executive of Enigma, was one of several FinTech CEOs that recently spoke to us about how cloud services and Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) are fueling the rise of conversational AI and recommendation systems. In addition to Enigma, we also spoke to representatives from Ocrolus, NerdWallet, AWS, and internally from NVIDIA to get their thoughts on this hyper-relevant topic.

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How Backbase Leveraged EC2 Hibernation to Reduce Compute Spending by 30%

Backbase is a leader in digital first, omni-channel banking platform and creator of the Backbase Digital-First Banking Platform, a state-of-the-art digital banking software solution that unifies data and functionality from traditional core systems and new fintech players into a seamless, digital customer experience. As they grew, they found that they needed a way to keep resourcing costs low. Here’s how they leveraged Amazon EC2 hibernation to do it.

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Invoiced Simplifies and Automates the Accounts Receivable Process

All startups begin with a great idea. Some seek rapid acceleration with venture capital dollars. Some iterate organically until they have a workable product that truly meets a market need, then use venture capital as rocket fuel. Invoiced, an accounts receivable (AR) management startup, is proudly in the latter category.

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FloodFlash: How Tech-enabled Flood Insurers are Building More Resilient Businesses

Annual losses from UK flooding are estimated to be in the region of £500 million, with huge amounts of uninsured loss every year. “Parametric” or “event-based” insurance is one potential solution to this insurance gap. Using affordable IoT technology and platforms like AWS, FloodFlash is the first company to offer parametric flood insurance to small businesses.

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