For startups, coming full circle is a milestone defined by partnering with the programs used during early stage growth, or providing resources that help other startups succeed as well.
Ramp, a B2B fintech startup founded in 2019 by veteran founders Eric Glyman and Karim Atiyeh, does both. Ramp is a tech-first finance automation platform whose serverless modern application–in conjunction with its corporate card–allows businesses to more efficiently manage their finances.
This installment of The Startup Guide to AWS Services video series, covers AWS compute models and the advantages of serverless architecture. While outlining the various operational models, Principal Startup Solutions Architect Igor Geyfman identifies which tasks AWS manages and which are up to the startup.
Providing innovative technology solutions for some of the world’s leading investors, security is at the heart of everything SigTech does. SigTech offers future-proof quant technologies to global investors. Cloud-hosted and Python-based, the platform integrates a next-gen backtest engine and analytics with curated datasets covering equities, rates, FX, commodities and volatility. Through the use of the deep and rich features provided by AWS services, SigTech has been able to build quant technologies that are operable by their engineering team, can be developed and iterated in an agile way, and meet the security requirements of their customers.
As the world begins to reconsider international travel, the challenge many governments now face is how to reopen borders to revive their economies, while keeping local communities safe and minimizing health risks. Lengthy lines and unfamiliar screening processes at many airports make it clear that existing systems simply can’t cope with the ‘new normal’ of travelling. Anticipating the need to navigate this incredibly complex and high-stakes landscape, border security experts Travizory developed a world-leading secure SaaS border security and management platform using cutting-edge biometrics, AI and machine learning technologies that enables countries to safely welcome visitors within a matter of weeks.
HeyJobs aims to be the leading platform for those looking for the right job to live a fulfilling life. Serving millions of job seekers means that they need to ingest hundreds of thousands to future millions of job-offering details, multiple times a day, every day. Gokay Kucuk, an engineering manager on the inventories and integrations teams, shares their learnings about the AWS services they utilized for their serverless transformation. At the end of this transformation, the job ingestion capacity of HeyJobs grew from few hundred thousand to few millions per day while reducing their costs by ~30%.
Clappia is a no code platform where creating customized business applications is as easy as working with Excel sheets. Apps built on Clappia range from elementary to very complex, involving master data, automation workflows, and integrations with external systems. Its co-founders, Ashutosh Kumar and Sarthak Jain, walk us through how they achieved success.
In 2019, Dutch fintech startup Floryn started the process to obtain a PSD2 license to also provide customers with insights into their liquidity management and financial health and simplify the customer experience of requesting a business loan. Here’s how they leveraged AWS to do it.
Originally starting out as a crypto exchange for the Central-Eastern-European region, Budap were soon facing waves of chargebacks that threatened the business. Unfortunately, by looking around the market we found most legacy companies operating in the risk tech space lacking. They were either prohibitively expensive for an upstart, requiring a long term commitment upfront or the integration process was to be slow and painful, and they often relied on stale data for risk scoring that was not appropriate for certain target markets. SEON was essentially founded to tackle all of these problems.
Founded in 2015, AMPLYFI has developed an insight automation platform that helps organizations to make better decisions and change with conviction. AMPLYFI specializes in developing artificial intelligence driven solutions that unlock and analyze the vast amounts of unstructured data on the internet, internal company datasets, and industry databases, allowing customers to generate key decision-driving insights.
The AWS team went to Toronto, Canada to speak at Collision, North America’s fastest-growing technology conference. Here’s what you missed from day three.