AWS Startup Spotlight:

Iterable, Yik Yak, Mortar Data, Conductor, Automated Insights

The AWS Startup Spotlight series features startups all over the world building innovative, disruptive businesses on top of cloud infrastructure.

Here is a quick rundown of recent awards, funding rounds, exits, and other newsworthy accolades for AWS-powered startups over the past two weeks:

Email Marketing Startup Iterable Raises $1.2M

Iterable, who was one of five startups to pitch at the AWS Pop-up Loft in December, has just received a seed round. Congrats to the Iterable team! Read more >>

Yik Yak Wins Fastest Rising Startup at 8th Annual Crunchies Awards

A big shout out to Yik Yak, the anonymous social media app, for winning this awesome award at the Crunchies!

Mortar Data is Acquired by DataDog

Just last December we featured Mortar Data in our Startup Spotlight series. You can learn their story here. This week it was announced that they’re joining DataDog. Congratulations to both of these companies!

Conductor Raises $27 Million in Series D

Leading brands rely on Conductor Searchlight for web presence management and SEO, allowing them to engage customers throughout their buying journey. Big announcement this week for the Conductor team!

Vista Acquires Automated Insights, the Startup behind the AP’s “Robot” News Writing

Automated Insights is a startup whose patented Wordsmith platform writes insightful, personalized reports from your data. Great week for the team with a successful exit!

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