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The AWS Lofts are a place where startups and developers can meet over coffee, work on their apps, attend educational sessions, and get in-person answers to AWS technical questions – all at no cost.

Gain hands-on experience through free technical workshops on serverless, containers, IoT, and more. Or, sharpen your business acumen by attending best practice sessions that include PR, legal, and fundraising. Plus, network and learn first-hand from other hot startups, VCs, and accelerators.

350 West Broadway, New York, NY

Open Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm

Check our calendar for exceptions to these hours.

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AWS DeepRacer Workshop

April 26

In this workshop, you will learn about the basics of reinforcement learning, what’s under the hood and opportunities to get hands on with AWS DeepRacer and participate in the AWS DeepRacer League. Learn more

Mobile Week

April 30 - May 2

This week we will explore how we can leverage serverless & managed AWS services, quickly and easily integrating what used to be complex functionality in minutes.

Learn more

DevOps Week

May 6-7

Interested in learning more about continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps? We’ll provide some overviews of the services and best practices as well as a hands-on workshop. 

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Build Your Startup's Data Infrastructure

May 7

In 1 hour, Benn Stancil, Chief Analyst & Co-founder of Mode, will share how to build a platform that can scale and enable you to start answering product and fundraising questions tonight.

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AWS Customer Co-working and Ask An Expert Bar

Open Daily, Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm (exceptions noted below)

10AM-6PM

AWS Well-Architected Day

Learn how to build and improve the quality of your applications using AWS architectural best practices. Attendees can participate in the sessions to learn about AWS best practices, identify areas of improvement, and apply lessons learned to your workloads.

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10AM-5PM

Database Week: Day One

AWS offers the broadest range of databases purpose-built for your specific application use cases. Database Week at the AWS Loft is an opportunity to learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed database services. During this three day event, you will learn how to get started, how to support applications, and how to scale.

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10AM-4:30PM

Database Week: Day Two

AWS offers the broadest range of databases purpose-built for your specific application use cases. Database Week at the AWS Loft is an opportunity to learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed database services. During this three day event, you will learn how to get started, how to support applications, and how to scale.

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4:30PM-6:30PM

Database Scaling Strategies for Startups 

When Felix Gray's website started growing from hundreds to millions of requests per day, they knew that slow load times and service failures could cost the company thousands of dollars in revenue every minute. Learn how Houtan Fanisalek, Chief Technology Officer of Felix Gray - an ecommerce startup, scaled their infrastructure and planned for massive traffic spikes using Amazon Aurora and Elasticache.

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  ***Co-Working Closing at 4:30PM***  
10AM-5PM

Database Week: Day Three

AWS offers the broadest range of databases purpose-built for your specific application use cases. Database Week at the AWS Loft is an opportunity to learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed database services. During this three day event, you will learn how to get started, how to support applications, and how to scale.

Register
2PM-5:30PM

AWS DeepRacer Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn about the basics of reinforcement learning, what’s under the hood and opportunities to get hands on with AWS DeepRacer and participate in the AWS DeepRacer League.

Register
10AM-5PM

Mobile Week

When building a modern mobile application there are many essential basic requirements. Explore how you can leverage serverless & managed AWS services, quickly and easily integrating what used to be complex functionality in minutes.

Register
10AM-5PM

Mobile Week

When building a modern mobile application there are many essential basic requirements. Explore how you can leverage serverless & managed AWS services, quickly and easily integrating what used to be complex functionality in minutes.

Register
7PM-9PM

Business Series: Shaping Your Startup's Culture to Thrive

Join our panel of experts as they discuss why culture is vital to any startup that wants to survive past its early days. They’ll outline how, if crafted correctly, culture can act as a powerful recruiting, retention, and fundraising tool. They’ll share how culture can set your startup apart, define its purpose, project its values, and help founders prove to investors that the company is more than just an idea.

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10AM-5PM

Mobile Week

When building a modern mobile application there are many essential basic requirements. Explore how you can leverage serverless & managed AWS services, quickly and easily integrating what used to be complex functionality in minutes.

Register
8:45AM-6PM

DevOps Week

Interested in learning more about continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps? Join us at the AWS NYC Loft to learn about DevOps on AWS. We’ll provide some overviews of the services and best practices as well as a hands-on workshop to help you learn how to automate your software release processes, deploy application code, and monitor your application and infrastructure performance.

Register
8:45AM-6PM

DevOps Week

Interested in learning more about continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps? Join us at the AWS NYC Loft to learn about DevOps on AWS. We’ll provide some overviews of the services and best practices as well as a hands-on workshop to help you learn how to automate your software release processes, deploy application code, and monitor your application and infrastructure performance.

Register
7P-9P

Startup Talk: Build Your Startup's Data Infrastructure in 1 Hour

Join a discussion with Benn Stancil, Chief Analyst and Co-founder of Mode, for an introduction to the tools you need to set up your data infrastructure in one hour. He'll arm you with the tools you need to move, store, and analyze data, and instructions on how to build a platform that can not only scale, but can also enable you to start answering product, marketing, and fundraising questions tonight.

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9:30AM-4PM

Storage Week

Learn about the entire AWS storage suite and the latest services and features. You will hear from AWS experts on services, solutions, and architectures related to data migration, hybrid architectures, backup and archive, data lakes, and storage for business applications

 

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9:30AM-4PM

Storage Week

Learn about the entire AWS storage suite and the latest services and features. You will hear from AWS experts on services, solutions, and architectures related to data migration, hybrid architectures, backup and archive, data lakes, and storage for business applications

 

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10AM-4:45PM

AR/VR Day

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn first hand from Sumerian customers and partners how they are using the service to create innovative experiences that address real business challenges. 

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10AM-4:30PM

Analytics Week: Day One

Analytics Week at the AWS Loft is an opportunity to learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed analytics services. These services provide easy, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective ways to manage your data in the cloud.

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7PM-9PM

Building a Smarter Digital Accessibility Strategy

Jonathan Ende, Co-founder & CEO at SeamlessDocs, will share how to leverage technology to create a smart accessibility playbook with a clear execution plan. He'll share lessons learned from existing governments that are helping set the standard and the benefits and gains to businesses that adopt to a smart accessibility strategy.

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10AM-4:30PM

Analytics Week: Day Two

Analytics Week at the AWS Loft is an opportunity to learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed analytics services. These services provide easy, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective ways to manage your data in the cloud.

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10AM-4:30PM

Analytics Week: Day Three

Analytics Week at the AWS Loft is an opportunity to learn about Amazon’s broad and deep family of managed analytics services. These services provide easy, scalable, reliable, and cost-effective ways to manage your data in the cloud.

Register
7PM-9PM

Business Series: Anatomy of a Term Sheet

We’re bringing together investors, a lawyer, and a founder to break down the seed-stage fundraising process and unpack the fundamentals of the term sheet. Our panel of fundraising experts will share real-world insights, tips on how not to scare the money away, whether to sign or walk away, and the steps after you’ve received your influx of cash.

 

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