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Use our startup business advice to unlock strategies for success. From idea validation to scaling, gain valuable insights to drive your business forward.

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Maëlle Gavet CEO of Techstars

What’s next for startups: Maëlle Gavet of Techstars

Maëlle Gavet, CEO of Techstars discusses the last decade of startup growth made possible by AWS and AWS Activate.

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Aileen Lee, Founder & Managing Partner of Cowboy Ventures

What’s next for startups: Aileen Lee of Cowboy Ventures

Aileen Lee, Founder & Managing Partner of Cowboy Ventures, gives a valuable perspective on how startup investments have evolved in the last two decades.

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Charles Hudson, Founder & Managing Partner of Precursor Ventures

What’s next for startups: Charles Hudson of Precursor Ventures

Charles Hudson, Founder & Managing Partner of Precursor Ventures, gives key insights about the last decade and advice for founders building for the future.

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How to Conquer Bias and Master the Fundraising Pitch

How to Conquer Bias and Master the Fundraising Pitch

Elevate your pitching skills and raise capital effectively. Uncover the art of fundraising with expert tips on process, profile, and practice.

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Fundraising by the Numbers with Carta

Fundraising by the Numbers with Carta

Gain a competitive edge in fundraising, and learn about trends, valuation, dilution, and more. Empower your fundraising journey now.

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This Is Not that MVP Session

This Is Not that MVP Session

From racking gear to API efficiency: explore the transformation of technology and its impact on startups. Gain insights on building and iterating your product.

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How to Prevent Unexpected Costs for Startups While Building with AWS

How to Prevent Unexpected Costs for Startups While Building with AWS

Follow these four recommendations to extend your startup's runway and create a long-term strategy for cost management.

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Unlocking Growth Scaling Strategies for B2B Startups

Unlocking Growth: Scaling Strategies for B2B Startups

Unlock the secrets to scaling your B2B startup with AWS. Discover proven techniques and solutions for sustainable growth.

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Strategies for Effective Product Development

From MVP to Success: Strategies for Effective Product Development

Accelerate your product development and growth with the principles of MVPs, sprints, and iterative processes. Master the art of building successful products.

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Strategic Growth: Navigating Stages for Success

Strategic Growth: Navigating Stages for Success

Get ready for success by understanding the different stages of growth. Create a roadmap for sustainable expansion to unlock your business's full potential.

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What Funding is Best for My Startup: Bootstrap or Venture Capital?

What Funding is Best for My Startup: Bootstrap or Venture Capital?

Bootstrap or Venture Capital? Learn the differences and choose the right funding path for your startup's success. Get insights from a founder's perspective.

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Product Market Fit

Defining Your Startup's Target Audience

Defining Your Startup's Target Audience

From demographics to empathy, learn how to truly connect with your audience. Gain a competitive edge by uncovering the 'why' behind their purchasing decisions.

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From Vision to Reality: Creating a Successful Product Roadmap

From Vision to Reality: Creating a Successful Product Roadmap

Create a succesful product roadmap with a process-driven framework. Learn practical tips and tricks to connect your high-level vision with actionable plans.

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Customer-Centric Insights: How to Find and Listen to Customers

Customer-Centric Insights: How to Find and Listen to Customers

Learn how to delight customers by working backwards from their needs. Gain insights through interviews and build mechanisms that meet their expectations.

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Building a Successful Business: The Importance of Customer Validation

Building a Successful Business: The Importance of Customer Validation

Gain insights into market dynamics, adoption rates, and effective marketing strategies to meet your target audience's expectations.

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Inside the Inaugural AWS Impact Accelerator Program for Black Founders

Inside the Inaugural AWS Impact Accelerator Program for Black Founders

Get an inside look at what Impact Accelerator participants experience, and learn how to apply for the next Impact Accelerator Program.

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AWS Launches $30 Million Impact Accelerator for Underrepresented Founders

AWS Launches $30 Million Impact Accelerator for Underrepresented Founders

Announcing the AWS Impact Accelerator! This new program provides cash and AWS credits for early stage startups led by Black, women, Latino, and LGBTQIA+ founders, as well as training, mentoring, and technical guidance.

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8 Highlights from AWS Startup Day Miami you want to experience

AWS Startup Day Miami hosted inspiring talks, panels, and customer testimonials. Find out what you might have missed.

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