AWS Startups Blog
Toast Co-Founder on Scalability, the Boston Food Scene, and Where Toast Is Headed Next
Boston-based Toast is a cloud-technology platform that was “purpose-built for the restaurant industry,” says Aman Narang, President and Co-founder of Toast. We recently sat down with Narang to chat about restaurant industry trends, why they picked Boston to headquarter in, what challenges they’re facing, and what’s on the roadmap ahead.
BrightFlag Uses ML to Bring Transparency to the Legal Industry
Historically, the legal industry benefited from a “that’s just the cost of doing business” attitude regarding its lack of transparency into billing. That’s all changing now however, with Dublin-based BrightFlag leading the way.
Wellstreet and AWS Launch New Fintech Program in Stockholm
Wellstreet, the tech innovation ecosystem, and investment group announced it was launching the Wellstreet Fintech Loft in collaboration with AWS.
How FinTech Startup NIRA Leveraged AWS’ Cloud Solutions to Enable Financial Inclusion
Less than 10% of India’s population is able to get loans from banks. Technology can address this problem by reducing the costs of processing as well as distribution. A growing group of Indian fintech companies led by NIRA Finance are now addressing this market for small-ticket loans.
Roostify is Hyperfocused on Security with Amazon Web Services
Earlier this year, several large financial institutions, including Wells Fargo, Capital One, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, revealed they had been hit by massive data breaches.
Regulation Solutions: FMG Suite Reduces Risk for Financial Institutions
Given the ubiquity of marketing through social media and the public-private virtual spaces in which it traffics, consumers expect streamlined accountability from businesses. FMG Suite, a marketing technology company based in San Diego, has positioned itself to meet those expectations for the financial sector. CEO Scott White elaborates.
Socure Uses Machine Learning to Combat Identity Fraud
Jonny Ayers, Co-founder and SVP of security startup Socure, describes the challenges of legacy identity verification that Socure hopes to solve, how the team finds customers, and why machine learning is essential to the company’s success.
Red Dot Payment Helps Increase Asian E-commerce Revenue
Red Dot Payment is a Singaporean startup that offers a platform for companies looking to accept digital payments. CTO Gian Carlo Val Ebao sat down to tell us more.
Expanding Credit Card Horizons with Extend
Fintech startup Extend is a digital credit card distribution platform and mobile app that allows enterprises to distribute virtual credit card numbers. Co-founder and CTO Danny Morrow and software architect Ian Enders sat down to explain.
Fighting Financial Crime with Hawk:AI
For hawk:AI, many of the fraud challenges the financial industry faces can be overcome with the power of AWS machine learning.