AWS Startups

Amazon Web Services provides the foundation for your ambition, where capability and community come together to help you build and scale your dreams.

From Airbnb to Zocdoc, the world's top startups build on AWS. But they didn't do it alone. So whether you need help solving a technical challenge, hiring the right engineers, or finalizing a fundraising round, we have all the resources you need to get started. There’s a reason more startups build on AWS than any other provider: we're here to help you succeed, from inception to IPO.

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How Flexport Uses Tracking Data to Guide Shipments Through Weather Disruptions

When most people think about global trade, they usually imagine planes, trains, automobiles, and ships. What they fail to picture are the companies that orchestrate how all those services to work together—companies like the full-service air and ocean freight forwarder Flexport.

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Blue Hexagon Fights Fire With Fire Using Deep Learning

Business technology may be growing increasingly complex, but when it comes to cybersecurity, it remains a game of cat and mouse. Hackers and cyber criminals are creating malware at an unprecedented level to infiltrate websites, disrupt business, and more. Sunnyvale, Calif-based Blue Hexagon, however, thinks it’s cracked the problem.

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BootUP Your… Food & AgTech Startup with Agrian and Parsley

Join us for an inside look into Parsley and Agrian, two food and AgTech startups building on AWS. They discuss how they got their starts, their companys' missions, and how AWS helped them accomplish their architectural goals.

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Startup Resources

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AWS Startup Events

From intimate chats to powerful keynotes, AWS Startup Events span the world and offer audiences curated advice and information for their respective regions and industries. 

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AWS Lofts

The AWS Lofts are physical spaces where founders, developers, and makers can grab a coffee and build their startup in between educational sessions and bootcamps, Ask an Architect office hours, and more.


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AWS Activate

AWS Activate is a program designed to provide your startup with the resources you need to get started on AWS. Join some of the fastest-growing startups in the world and build your business using AWS.


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AWS EdStart

AWS EdStart, the AWS educational technology (EdTech) startup accelerator, is designed to help entrepreneurs build the next generation of online learning, analytics, and campus management solutions on the AWS Cloud. Learn more.


AWS Public Sector

Public Sector startups drive technology and business innovation for government, education, nonprofit, and non-governmental organizations. AWS helps startups develop next-generation technology to combat homelessness, enable first responders, empower students, and more. Learn more.


AWS Marketplace

AWS Marketplace makes it easy for startups to grow at scale by giving you access to millions of AWS customers looking for innovative products from startups like you. We help you get the visibility you need to gain traction in the market, allowing you more time to focus on your core business. Learn more.


Amazon Launchpad

Amazon Launchpad provides resources, expertise, and global infrastructure to startups looking to sell and deliver innovative products to millions of Amazon customers. We work with leading venture capitalists, accelerators & incubators, and crowdfunding platforms to identify new and inspired products for the world to discover. Learn more.