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AI or die: Why companies must invest in AI

Post by Roy Ben-Alta, AWS Business Development for data analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence If you ask 100 people for the definition of “artificial intelligence,” you’ll get at least 100 answers, if not more. At AWS, we define it as a service or system that can perform tasks that usually require human-level intelligence such as […]

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The Israeli recipe (and no, it isn’t for hummus this time)

By Noam Kaiser, VC Business Development, AWS Israel is a startup superpower. You probably already knew that, but some of these facts and figures might surprise you: Population: 8.06 million people[1] Hi-tech exports account for 45% of GDP[2] Technology companies: 5,720[3] 1 in 12 startups globally is Israeli, making it the country with the highest […]

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The Alexa Fund and the new Alexa Accelerator

By Rodrigo Prudencio, The Alexa Fund Just over 18 months ago, we set out to build Amazon’s first dedicated corporate venture capital fund with the same mindset of any new Amazon experiment: Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History. And we’re doing just that. The Alexa Fund, with an initial $100MM investment commitment, has already made […]

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