How I Migrated: WorldRemit’s Technical Journey to AWS

60min Webinar

How I Migrated: Technical Journeys to AWS is a three-part webinar
series where members of our AWS Startups community along with an AWS
Solutions Architect will discuss the reasons they decided to make the
move to AWS and will go through the step-by-step process of how they did
this. On this episode, Mark Watson, CTO at WorldRemit, the FinTech
company providing international remittance services to over 3 million
users, will share their migration story along with Dave Barton,
Principal Solutions Architect at AWS.

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When: August 19, 2020: 11:30AM Dakar  |  12:30PM Lagos  |  1:30PM Cape Town  |  2:30PM Nairobi
Length: 60 minutes
Learning Objectives:
• WorldRemit’s migration process and best practices for adoption of AWS technologies
• Tips for replatforming to opensource and transferring database workloads to AWS
• The key benefits of bringing in a member of the AWS Partner Network to support with the heavy lifting of a migration
Who Should Attend: Developers, CTOs, Engineers, Founders, and IT specialists from Startups
Speakers: Dave Barton, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS & Mark Watson, CTO, WorldRemit


Aug 19, 2020: 12:00 - 13:30
Organizer AWS Activate
Website Visit website
Location Online
Targets Africa
Sectors Sector agnostic


  • Derrick Kotze
    Derrick Kotze
    Startup & VC Business Development - Africa
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    Dubai, United Arab Emirates