Make new technologies work for your startup.


Join us for AWS Web3 Ready, a one-day virtual event showcasing the exciting possibilities of employing new technologies like blockchain, NFT and Metaverse, and DeFi. We’ll share with you the range of ways that startups can leverage these systems on AWS. Glean valuable knowledge from VC investors, top founders, and technology experts to help forward-looking startups build a more robust business.

At AWS, we’ve been putting control in users’ hands and empowering flexibility and scalability since we first began building developer communities. Supporting diverse communities and amplifying the stories of founders has been our goal since inception—and as Web3 begins to see mass adoption, we plan to learn and enable these technologies alongside communities.

See our all-star speaker lineup and exciting sessions on blockchain trends, crypto do’s and don’ts, the future of NFTs, and much more. Don’t miss out on this content-rich event - learn how emerging and trending technology can benefit your business evolution and expansion.

Register now for free. When you register, you can opt-in to receive our exclusive NFT artwork created by Shaylin Wallace.


Thursday, September 15, 2022

9:00 AM PT - 1:30 PM PT | 12:00 PM ET - 4:30 PM ET

Location: Virtual event, register below to save your spot




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100,000+ databases migrated to AWS 10,000+ data lakes and data warehouses deployed on AWS Hundreds of thousands of customers rely on AWS Databases

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Event Agenda

45 mins Keynote
  Track 1 - Get started: Moving your data to the cloud Track 2 - Building apps with modern databases Track 3 - Get started: Building your data lake Track 4 - Analyzing and getting insights
40 mins Migrate your Oracle and SQL Server databases to Amazon RDS (200) Which database to choose: Pick the right purpose-built database for the job (200) How to go from zero to data lake in days (200) Amazon Redshift use cases and deployment patterns (400)
Migrate your on-premises Data Warehouse to Amazon Redshift (200) Building large scale data-driven apps with AWS databases (300) Picking the right analytical engine for your needs (200) Processing Big Data with Hadoop, Spark, and other frameworks in Amazon EMR (300)
40 mins Why cloud databases like Amazon Aurora are more scalable and reliable (300) Extreme Performance at Cloud Scale: supercharge your real-time apps with Amazon ElastiCache (300) Breaking the silos: Extending your DW to your data lake (300) Scalable, secure log analytics with Amazon Elasticsearch Service (200)
Deploying open source databases on AWS (200) Databases for building business-critical enterprise apps (300) Big data in the era of heavy privacy regulations (200) Scalable, secure log analytics with Amazon Elasticsearch Service (200)
40 mins Why cloud databases like Amazon Aurora are more scalable and reliable (300) Extreme Performance at Cloud Scale: supercharge your real-time apps with Amazon ElastiCache (300) Breaking the silos: Extending your DW to your data lake (300) Scalable, secure log analytics with Amazon Elasticsearch Service (200)
50 mins Customer spotlight 1: How iRobot built the Roomba to use real-time data to smartly clean your home - 45 min or Customer spotlight 2: Equinox’s Data Warehouse modernization journey - 45 min Conclusion - 5 min

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Speakers:

Jeff Hasselman, Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS
Jon Hearty, Head of Web3 Partnerships, Mercury



Jeff Hasselman, Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS Jon Hearty, Head of Web3 Partnerships, Mercury
 

If you’re wondering: Why use Web3 for my startup? and What does Web3 mean for the future? then this session is for you. Join VCs and investors in blockchain technology as they explore the reasons you would choose to launch a Web3 startup and how you would apply Web3 technologies to an already existing startup. Panelists will share the insights they’ve gained from working with crypto, NFTs, and Metaverse startups; identify key players in early Web3 startups and the problems they’re solving for; and outline mistakes to avoid when exploring Web3 technologies for the first time. Whether you’re already using Web3 technology or just beginning to consider it, this session will answer your burning questions—as well as the ones you hadn’t yet thought to ask.

Speakers:

Jeff Hasselman (Moderator), Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS
Amy Wu, Managing Partner, FTX Ventures
Anthony 'Pomp' Pompliano, Investor, Pomp Investments
David Pakman, Managing Partner, CoinFund


Amy Wu, Managing Partner, FTX Ventures Anthony 'Pomp' Pompliano, Investor, Pomp Investments David Pakman, Managing Partner, CoinFund Jeff Hasselman (Moderator), Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS

Curious why blockchain is essential to enable startup scalability? Join Aptos Labs’ CTO and co-founder Avery Ching and CEO and co-founder Mo as they detail their company’s growth journey. The co-founders will share their complementary perspectives, providing examples from a technical standpoint and growth stories from a business and community standpoint. This session will touch on the impact of Layer 1 and/or 2 adoption, real-life scenarios, and mistakes and precautionary measures. They will also highlight how cloud providers can advantage developers and startups when it comes to economies of scale and scope and streamline the experience for startups.

Speakers:

Jeff Hasselman (Moderator), Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS
Avery Ching, CTO and Co-founder, Aptos Labs
Mo Shaikh, Co-Founder, Aptos Labs


Avery Ching, CTO and Co-founder, Aptos Labs Mo Shaikh, Co-Founder, Aptos Labs Jeff Hasselman (Moderator), Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS  

Founders and operators are utilizing blockchain and Web3 infrastructure tools to build more robust and successful startups—and you can, too. In this session, Konstantin Richter, CEO and founder of Blockdaemon, and Jason Shah, Head of Growth at Alchemy, will talk about their success stories, philosophies, and growth strategies. Plus, they’ll dive deep into their “lightbulb” moments and how they’ve created Web3 infrastructure tools for other startups in the sector. Leave with a better understanding of the Web3 tools you can employ and leverage—as well as the ones you’ll need to run nodes to blockchain quickly.

Speakers:

Jeff Hasselman (Moderator), Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS
Konstantin Richter, Founder & CEO, Blockdaemon
Jason Shah, Head of Growth, Alchemy


Konstantin Richter, Founder & CEO, Blockdaemon Jason Shah, Head of Growth, Alchemy Jeff Hasselman (Moderator), Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS  

One of the most exciting aspects of Web3 is its potential to democratize opportunity and ownership of the internet. But where exactly are we headed? In this session, Janine Yorio, CEO and co-founder of Everyrealm, and Mahesh Vellanki, co-founder and Managing Partner of SuperLayer, will discuss why the Metaverse and NFTs are critical for the next evolution of the internet. Listen as they share where they believe this new technology will take us, give real-life examples based on their own startup experience, and ponder its larger influence across myriad industries.  

Speakers:

Mark Birch (Moderator) AWS Principal Startup Advocate, AWS
Janine Yorio, Chief Executive Officer, Everyrealm
Mahesh Vellanki, Managing Partner, SuperLayer



Janine Yorio, Chief Executive Officer, Everyrealm Mahesh Vellanki, Managing Partner, SuperLayer Mark Birch (Moderator) AWS Principal Startup Advocate, AWS  

How are community-led efforts—and the diversity of these communities—catalyzing Web3? At AWS, we launched Impact Accelerator to amplify women and Black founder communities ahead of Web3 mass adoption. In this fireside chat, Brit Morrin, founder of BFF Community, and NBA all-star, entrepreneur, investor, and creator Baron Davis will discuss community- and creator-led technology and why it’s important to focus on diversity as we usher in the next evolution of the internet. Attend this session to hear their thoughts on the power of community, diversity, and why it’s important to be proactive when it comes to bringing diverse founders into Web3.

Speakers:

Angel Gambino (Moderator), AWS Principal Startup Advocate, AWS
Brit Morin, Co-founder, BFF and Offline Ventures
Baron Davis, Founder, More Than Us Venture


Brit Morin, Founder, BFF Baron Davis, Two-Time NBA All-Star, Serial-Entrepreneur, Investor and Founder, More Than Us Venture Angel Gambino (Moderator), AWS Principal Startup Advocate, AWS  

Speakers:

Jeff Hasselman, Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS
Lucas Fox, GM, ‘Brex for Startups’, Brex



Jeff Hasselman, Global Startups Head - Blockchain & Digital Assets, AWS Lucas Fox, GM, ‘Brex for Startups’, Brex
 

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Migrate your Oracle and SQL Server databases to

Organizations today are looking to free themselves from the constraints of on-premises databases and leverage the power of fully managed databases in the cloud. Amazon RDS is a fully managed relational database service that you can use to run your choice of database engines including open source engines, Oracle, and SQL Server in the cloud. Amazon RDS automates time-consuming database administration tasks and adds capabilities such as replication and Multi-AZ failover to make your database deployments more scalable, available, reliable, manageable, and cost-effective. This session covers why you should consider moving your on-premises Oracle & SQL Server deployments to Amazon RDS and the tools to get started.

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Migrate your Oracle and SQL Server databases to

Organizations today are looking to free themselves from the constraints of on-premises databases and leverage the power of fully managed databases in the cloud. Amazon RDS is a fully managed relational database service that you can use to run your choice of database engines including open source engines, Oracle, and SQL Server in the cloud. Amazon RDS automates time-consuming database administration tasks and adds capabilities such as replication and Multi-AZ failover to make your database deployments more scalable, available, reliable, manageable, and cost-effective. This session covers why you should consider moving your on-premises Oracle & SQL Server deployments to Amazon RDS and the tools to get started.

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Organizations today are looking to free themselves from the constraints of on-premises databases and leverage the power of fully managed databases in the cloud. Amazon RDS is a fully managed relational database service that you can use to run your choice of database engines including open source engines, Oracle, and SQL Server in the cloud. Amazon RDS automates time-consuming database administration tasks and adds capabilities such as replication and Multi-AZ failover to make your database deployments more scalable, available, reliable, manageable, and cost-effective. This session covers why you should consider moving your on-premises Oracle & SQL Server deployments to Amazon RDS and the tools to get started.

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Venue

The Meteropolitian
233 south wacker drive, 67th floor, Chicago, Illinois 60606

AWS Sponsors

 

AWS partners with trusted organizations including BREX, Mercury, and MongoDB to provide startup-friendly perks designed to help you grow and succeed. Hear from our partners to learn how their solutions can support your startup in the growing Web3 sector and beyond.



 

Session Proficiency Levels Explained

  • Level 100

    Introductory

    Sessions will focus on providing an overview of AWS services and features, with the assumption that attendees are new to the topic

  • Level 200

    Intermediate

    Sessions will focus on providing best practices, details of service features and demos with the assumption that attendees have introductory knowledge of the topics

  • Level 300

    Advanced

    Sessions will dive deeper into the selected topic. Presenters assume that the audience has some familiarity with the topic, but may or may not have direct experience implementing a similar solution

  • Level 400

    Expert

    Sessions are for attendees who are deeply familiar with the topic, have implemented a solution on their own already, and are comfortable with how the technology works across multiple services, architectures, and implementations

Who Should Attend

Are you looking to explore the big questions around startups and the third iteration of the world wide web?

Web3 Ready will challenge business decision-makers, operators, founders, and C-level executives to ask questions, learn from experts, and think big. If you’re considering creating a startup that will use Web3, already involved in a startup looking to leverage Web3 technologies built on the cloud, or simply curious about what Web3 means for the future, we invite you to come learn alongside us.

Why Should I Attend

Are you curious how we power startups in the decentralized space? Web3 Ready is packed with sessions that will explore how to enable startups with thought leadership content and help build more robust businesses. Our expert panelists will showcase the possibilities of employing new technologies in the growing Web3 sector—and explore the range of ways startups can leverage these systems on AWS. At this event you will: 

  • Learn the fundamentals of trending technologies in the startup world like blockchain, NFT/Metaverse, and DeFi.

  • Gain an understanding of how your startup can adopt these technologies to your advantage, no matter the industry you’re in.

  • Hear from technology experts, business leaders and founders, on the lessons learned through effective use and implementation of these new technologies.

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Featured Speakers

  • Amy Wu, Managing Partner, FTX Ventures

    Amy Wu leads FTX Ventures, a $2B venture fund primarily investing in crypto and web3 companies including Yuga Labs, LayerZero, Solana, and Arbitrum. Previously, she led crypto and gaming investments at Lightspeed Ventures and was an executive at Discovery, Inc. She is currently based in the Bahamas. 

  • Baron Davis, Two-Time NBA All-Star, Serial-Entrepreneur, Investor and Founder, More Than Us Venture

    Baron Davis is a two-time NBA All-Star, serial entrepreneur, investor, and creator of thought-provoking content and digital platforms. During his years in the NBA, Davis was learning, networking, and connecting both on the court and off, which ignited a successful post-NBA business career. Through the process of being his own agent, he fast-forwarded in the role of being a business owner. He decided to use his platform to support others by investing and funding start-ups that he believes in. Davis has also become an outspoken advocate for financial literacy, ed-tech, and VC leaders from underrepresented communities. He has recently launched the "More Than Us Venture Studio" to empower underrepresented communities to develop and create NFTs.

  • Brit Morin, Co-founder, BFF and Offline Ventures

    Brit Morin is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist. She’s the founder of Offline Ventures, an early stage technology fund and incubator that seeks to create companies that make our offline lives better. She’s also the founder of BFF, an open access community to help more women and nonbinary people get educated, connected and rewarded in all things crypto and web3. Further, she’s the founder of Brit + Co, a modern lifestyle and education company geared towards women. Brit + Co has an engaged community of tens of millions of women per month, products distributed in mass retail stores nationwide, and millions of online class enrollments.

  • Konstantin Richter, Founder & CEO, Blockdaemon

    Konstantin is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and advisor. He started his career at Deutsche Telekom with a focus on network strategy and innovative commercial models across cell-networks. His curiosity about new digital monetization and payment processes led him become an entrepreneur building out SaaS/marketplace platforms (Audiotube, Lookbooks, Wiredrive), with his last successful exit in 2017. He has been active in the blockchain ecosystem as an advisor and contributor since 2015, with entities like Gem, Po.et, MadHive, before creating Blockdaemon towards the end of 2017 to bring institutional grade infrastructure to the blockchain protocols, crypto native and traditional financial institutions.


  • Anthony Pompliano, Investor, Pomp Investments

    Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano is an entrepreneur and technology investor. He runs his family office which makes private investments, along with owning majority stakes in a number of operating businesses.

    Additionally, he hosts the popular podcast “The Pomp Podcast,” which has been downloaded more than 25 million times. Pomp also writes a letter that is read by more than 225,000 investors each morning. Lastly, Pomp’s interests lie at the intersection of finance, technology, entrepreneurship, and economics, which he tweets about extensively to his more than 1.6 million followers.

  • Mo Shaikh, Co-Founder, Aptos Labs

    Mo is the CEO and Cofounder of Aptos, a blockchain designed for the next billion users. He is a 3x founder with over a decade of multinational financial services and blockchain/crypto experience. Mo has led blockchain Strategic Partnerships for Novi, Facebook’s wallet. As a first-generation immigrant, raised by a taxi driver and housewife on Welfare in Brooklyn, creating an accessible financial system for all is personal. Mo was the Founder and CEO of Meridio, a ConsenSys-backed, blockchain-based company that issued the world’s first fractional share of real estate. Mo also led ConsenSys strategy as an early employee and founded the Middle East Office. He has consulted the World Economic Forum on their global blockchain strategy including Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDCs).

  • Raju Gulabani, VP of Databases, Analytics & AI, AWS

    Raju Gulabani is VP of Databases, Analytics & AI within AWS at Amazon.com. He is responsible for P&<, product management, engineering and operations for Database services such as Amazon Aurora and Amazon DynamoDB, and Analytics services such as Amazon Redshift and Amazon EMR, as well as AI services like Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition. Prior to joining Amazon in his current position in 2010, Raju spent four years at Google and built the Google Apps business (now known as G Suite).Earlier in his career, Raju founded an Intel backed Wi-Fi Voice over IP company as well as held engineering management positions at Microsoft.

  • Ryan Kelly, Data Architect, Equinox

    Ryan Kelly is a data architect at Equinox, where he helps outline and implement frameworks for data initiatives. He also leads clickstream tracking which helps aid teams with insights on their digital initiatives. Ryan loves making it easier for people to reach and ingest their data for the purposes of business intelligence, analytics, and product/service enrichment. He also loves exploring and vetting new technologies to see how they can enhance what they do at Equinox

  • Richard Boyd, Cloud Data Engineer, iRobot

    Richard Boyd is a cloud data engineer with the iRobot Corporation’s Cloud Data Platform where he builds tools and services to support the world’s most beloved vacuum cleaner. Before joining iRobot, Richard built discrete event simulators for Amazon’s automated fulfillment centers in Amazon Robotics. His previous roles include cyber warfare systems analyst at MIT and research for the Center for Army Analysis. He holds advanced degrees in Applied Mathematics & Statistics.

  • Raju Gulabani, VP of Databases, Analytics & AI, AWS

    Raju Gulabani is VP of Databases, Analytics & AI within AWS at Amazon.com. He is responsible for P&<, product management, engineering and operations for Database services such as Amazon Aurora and Amazon DynamoDB, and Analytics services such as Amazon Redshift and Amazon EMR, as well as AI services like Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition. Prior to joining Amazon in his current position in 2010, Raju spent four years at Google and built the Google Apps business (now known as G Suite).Earlier in his career, Raju founded an Intel backed Wi-Fi Voice over IP company as well as held engineering management positions at Microsoft.

  • Ryan Kelly, Data Architect, Equinox

    Ryan Kelly is a data architect at Equinox, where he helps outline and implement frameworks for data initiatives. He also leads clickstream tracking which helps aid teams with insights on their digital initiatives. Ryan loves making it easier for people to reach and ingest their data for the purposes of business intelligence, analytics, and product/service enrichment. He also loves exploring and vetting new technologies to see how they can enhance what they do at Equinox

  • Richard Boyd, Cloud Data Engineer, iRobot

    Richard Boyd is a cloud data engineer with the iRobot Corporation’s Cloud Data Platform where he builds tools and services to support the world’s most beloved vacuum cleaner. Before joining iRobot, Richard built discrete event simulators for Amazon’s automated fulfillment centers in Amazon Robotics. His previous roles include cyber warfare systems analyst at MIT and research for the Center for Army Analysis. He holds advanced degrees in Applied Mathematics & Statistics.

Customer Highlights

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Epics Games’ entire analytics platform runs on AWS. Billions of game events, like player interactions on the map, their accuracy, damage taken and dealt, and what resources they are using are all sent to AWS.

Epics Games

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Epics Games’ entire analytics platform runs on AWS. Billions of game events, like player interactions on the map, their accuracy, damage taken and dealt, and what resources they are using are all sent to AWS.

Yelp

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Epics Games’ entire analytics platform runs on AWS. Billions of game events, like player interactions on the map, their accuracy, damage taken and dealt, and what resources they are using are all sent to AWS.

Airbnb

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Epics Games’ entire analytics platform runs on AWS. Billions of game events, like player interactions on the map, their accuracy, damage taken and dealt, and what resources they are using are all sent to AWS.

Lyft

FAQs

Where is the event?

This is a live, online event hosted by AWS. 

When is the event?

Thursday, September 15, 2022

How much does it cost to attend this event?

There is no cost to attend this event. 

What if I cannot attend this event?

You can still register in order to receive relevant presentation slides and videos after the event concludes. 

Do I need preexisting knowledge of blockchain technology to attend?

Nope! This event will lay out the fundamentals of blockchain and DeFi and how you can adopt them to further your startup’s growth and success.