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How to Build your Mobile App with AWS

Ever wondered how growing startups use AWS to build, scale, and change the ways their customers live and work? Read on to learn how three London-based mobile app startups got their starts and what AWS tools and services they used to launch their MVPs.

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Bringing the Beauty Industry into the Digital Age with Slick Co-Founder Matt Millar

The ability to easily make reservations online for goods and services may seem ubiquitous, but many industries have not yet found the technology to match their needs. When Matt Millar and his colleagues found that 70% of the beauty industry was still running on pen and paper, he and his partners founded Slick, a salon management platform that helps hair and beauty professionals book appointments, manage calendars, and save money.

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How WIREWAX Built And Scaled A Media Services Offering With Amazon Web Services

As an interactive video company, WIREWAX processes thousands of videos every single day. Each video uploaded to our platform goes through our computer vision algorithms to automatically detect faces and objects, languages, generate subtitles and much more. Our industry-leading computer vision applications have been trained and vastly improved through years of digital video asset analysis thanks in part to the flexibility and scalability of AWS.

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Deliveroo Leverages AWS to Quickly Ship New Products

From PR to production, the Deliveroo Application Platform needs to get developers’ code into running containers as quickly and safely as possible. Check out the above talk from re:Invent 2018 to hear from Ben Cordero, Senior Software Engineer at Deliveroo, about his team’s process for safely shipping software with support for automatic rollbacks, service scaling and configuration management. We also caught up with Cordero to learn a bit more about Deliveroo, his role specifically, and how the team utilizes AWS to power its food-delivery platform.

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What myths are holding female founders back?

Whether its old boys’ clubs, glass ceilings or imposter syndrome, there are many reasons why women are prevented from fulfilling their business ambitions. As countless successful female entrepreneurs have proven over the years, so-called truths about the startup world are easily exploded. Here, some female VCs dispel the various myths that prevent female founders from pursuing their visions.

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Lifebit’s Maria Chatzou on knowing ourselves through data

Many people think of genetic or genomic data as just one of many factors that can be used to understand our health. But to Dr. Maria Chatzou, the CEO of Lifebit, it is much more than that. “It’s you. It’s literally the code of you,” she says. She envisions a future in which this data is accessible to everyone, “in their phone, hopefully, or in a cloud system that will be syncing with their phone.”

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How Babylon Health builds an AI doctor app and scales globally with AWS

The mission of Babylon Health is to put an accessible, affordable healthcare into the hands of every human being on Earth. To do so, they have created a series of technologies that enable their users, wherever they are in the world, to get their healthcare from the convenience of their mobile phone with a combination of AI, but also talking to a doctor whenever they need to.

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