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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 Startup Day

June 6

At AWS Startup Day, you'll learn from AWS experts, VC's, and your fellow startups about how to go from that initial intellectual spark to MVP, and what it takes to land seed funding. You'll get a glimpse into the challenges you'll face early on, along with the do's and dont's. Startup Day is also an opportunity to meet your people, the other builders in your backyard, to share ideas, founder hacks, and the inspiring moments that keep everyone sprinting forward. Learn more

Startup Talk: DevOps @ Scale 

May 28

Kyle Rush, VP of Engineering, and Richard Cho, Engineering Manager, at Casper, will share the evolution of their infrastructure over the last few years, including their migration from Heroku to AWS. They'll share how they've been able to be agile - while building out an engineering team, their decision to build vs. buy, and answer questions about their future of serverless and containerization.

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Blockchain Days

May 29-30

Blockchain technology is evolving rapidly. Join us to learn about AWS's perspective on blockchain, get introduced to our products and services, and understand how customers are leveraging blockchain to build.

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AI/ML Bootcamp

June 3-4

AI/ML Boot Camp is a 2 day event for Machine Learning (ML) aspiring developers, application developers, ML developers and data scientists that want to learn and apply ML at speed and scale. Presented by Amazon AI/ML experts, this event has something for developers and data scientists of all skill levels.

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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-5:15PM

AI/ML Bootcamp

AI/ML Boot Camp is a 2 day event for Machine Learning (ML) aspiring developers, application developers, ML developers and data scientists that want to learn and apply ML at speed and scale. Presented by Amazon AI/ML experts, this event has something for developers and data scientists of all skill levels.

Register
10AM-4:45PM

AI/ML Bootcamp

AI/ML Boot Camp is a 2 day event for Machine Learning (ML) aspiring developers, application developers, ML developers and data scientists that want to learn and apply ML at speed and scale. Presented by Amazon AI/ML experts, this event has something for developers and data scientists of all skill levels.

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10AM-1:30PM

Get Started with Machine Learning and Edge Computing

Participants in this workshop will build a foundation in machine learning and edge computing by familiarizing themselves with the fundamental concepts and tools necessary to further their education.

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2PM-6:30PM

Windows Migration Day

This event is designed for current and future AWS customers (IT & business leaders) who are currently exploring or want to learn more about running their Microsoft applications in the cloud.

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7PM-9PM

DevOps @ Scale: The Evolution of Architecture at Casper

Just 5 years young, Casper - an e-commerce startup that sells sleep products, has hit a milestone most startups strive for by reaching a valuation of over $1 billion. Join us as Kyle and Richard give a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges they've faced and offer up insights to other startups looking to perfect their DevOps journey. 

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10AM-4:45PM

Blockchain Days: Day One

Blockchain technology is evolving rapidly. Join us to learn about AWS's perspective on blockchain, get introduced to our products and services, and understand how customers are leveraging blockchain to build.

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10AM-5PM

Blockchain Days: Day Two

Blockchain technology is evolving rapidly. At, learn about AWS's perspective on blockchain, get introduced to our products and services, understand how customers are leveraging blockchain to build.

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7PM-9PM

Harnessing the Power of Payments on the Blockchain

Join us for a discussion with startup leaders focused on the transaction environment. The panel will share how blockchain technology is providing long-awaited financial breakthroughs at both the enterprise-level and for startups. From microtransactions to mobile and cross-border payments, gain insights to the advantages and key considerations for startups that adopt this new financial infrastructure.

 

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10AM-4:45PM

Building .NET Applications on AWS - Developer Tools

This session is targeted for .Net & Microsoft developers, architects, development leads who are exploring or building applications with AWS Technologies. Learn AWS tools and .Net Core integration with several AWS Services (ECS, EC2, Batch, CloudFormation, SNS, SQS, Lambda, Step functions, Config Rules, and more). 

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10AM-5:15PM

AI/ML Bootcamp

AI/ML Boot Camp is a 2 day event for Machine Learning (ML) aspiring developers, application developers, ML developers and data scientists that want to learn and apply ML at speed and scale.

Register
10AM-4:45PM

AI/ML Bootcamp

AI/ML Boot Camp is a 2 day event for Machine Learning (ML) aspiring developers, application developers, ML developers and data scientists that want to learn and apply ML at speed and scale.

Register
10AM-6PM

AWS Startup Day

At AWS Startup Day, you'll learn from AWS experts, VC's, and your fellow startups about how to go from that initial intellectual spark to MVP, and what it takes to land seed funding. You'll get a glimpse into the challenges you'll face early on, along with the do's and dont's. Startup Day is also an opportunity to meet your people, the other builders in your backyard, to share ideas, founder hacks, and the inspiring moments that keep everyone sprinting forward.

Register
10AM-4:30PM

Data Lake Day

Come learn about data lake concepts and the AWS services that enable you to build a secure and efficient data lake, including more information on AWS Lake Formation, an upcoming service that will further simplify creating and managing a secure data lake. We will also cover tools and services for processing and analyzing data in your data lake and you’ll get hands on experience with a variety of related AWS services in the labs.

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7PM-9PM

How to Succeed on Mobile: Growth Strategies from HQ Trivia

Every day HQ Trivia host real-time trivia competitions for millions of people. While players are competing with one another via the game’s app, behind-the-scenes the product team is busy improving the gameplay and innovating on live video streaming technology.

James Ruben, Director of Product at HQ Trivia, will share how they scaled HQ Trivia from a prototype to an international entertainment network played by tens of millions of users. He’ll discuss the tools they’ve been able to leverage to drive adoption and enhance the customer experience – along with the challenges they've faced along the way.

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6PM-830PM

AWS What's Next

Join us for this interactive event and learn how you can innovate with freshly announced AWS new services and features. You will have the unique opportunity to discover the latest AWS launches from Amazon Service leaders and Evangelists announcing new features, provide interactive demos live. Get hands-on with the new services and get 1:1 access to AWS experts. 

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10AM-4:30PM

Compute Evolved Week - EC2 Day

Over this week, we will explore how you can leverage the AWS platform to build and run any application including containerized and serverless applications. We will also demonstrate how you can build a range of applications from data processing systems to web applications and hear from AWS experts about how you could use Amazon EC2, Amazon ECS and AWS Lambda your production needs.

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10AM-4:30PM

Compute Evolved Week - Containers Day

Over this week, we will explore how you can leverage the AWS platform to build and run any application including containerized and serverless applications. We will also demonstrate how you can build a range of applications from data processing systems to web applications and hear from AWS experts about how you could use Amazon EC2, Amazon ECS and AWS Lambda your production needs.

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10AM-5PM

Compute Evolved Week - Serverless Day

Over this week, we will explore how you can leverage the AWS platform to build and run any application including containerized and serverless applications. We will also demonstrate how you can build a range of applications from data processing systems to web applications and hear from AWS experts about how you could use Amazon EC2, Amazon ECS and AWS Lambda your production needs.

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