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AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup
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AWS Customer Presentation - Meetup

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Meetup presents at the AWS Start-Up Event - New York City. Talks about their use of Amazon Flexible Payments Service

Meetup presents at the AWS Start-Up Event - New York City. Talks about their use of Amazon Flexible Payments Service

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    • 1. Maya Voskoboynikov, Group Product Manager   Keith Corwin, Lead Software Engineer Meetup Go online to get offline.
    • 2. Meetup is the world&apos;s largest network of local groups. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go online to Meetup.com  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start or find a Meetup group in your area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule a Meetup event or RSVP for one  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then, Meetup in the real world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And repeat steps 3 and 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 3. Meetup is the world&apos;s largest network of local groups. <ul><li>  </li></ul>Boston Hooks &amp; Needles Meetup Calgary Alternative Energy Meetup San Antonio Spanish Language Meetup Mumbia Hiking Meetup LA Moms Write! Meetup
    • 4. Every Meetup group ...
    • 5.   Every Meetup group has an organizer <ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 6. Sometimes, organizers need <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>to run their Meetup groups.    Why?  
    • 7. This is where                     comes in <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>We integrated with the </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon Flexible Payments Service (Beta) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>...to help bring money into Meetups.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 8. With Amazon FPS <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>* Organizers collect $ online, before the event </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>* Members can pay-per-event.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>We&apos;re helping build economies within Meetups so Meetups can last longer.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 9. Examples <ul><li>Real use case 1 </li></ul><ul><li>LA Cooking Meetup </li></ul><ul><li>$20 fee </li></ul><ul><li>This pays for food and supplies to learn how to make sushi. </li></ul><ul><li>Real use case 2 </li></ul><ul><li>NYC Philosophy Meetup </li></ul><ul><li>$5 fee </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure against flaky attendance. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Other use cases: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>reserve a venue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>cover costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ensure against flakes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>pay people for their contributions </li></ul></ul>
    • 10.   Now, organizers can require payment <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 11. Payment status; refunds, batch refunds <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 12.   View and edit transaction details <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 13. Results so far... <ul><ul><li>Launched in June </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adoption has been modest, but steadily increasing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$114,883 thru the system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>about 1000 unique organizers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4700 unique payers  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2/3 of all Amazon Payment events are &amp;quot;require to pay&amp;quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 14. Why Amazon FPS? <ul><ul><li>Built ground-up around the concept of three-party transactions (caller, sender, recipient) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to easily take a cut of transactions that we facilitate, should we choose to do so </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy refunds  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility and power: full API, various types of tokens, the Gatekeeper language </li></ul></ul>
    • 15. Role of Tokens @ Meetup <ul><ul><li>Three-party token system allows us to easily facilitate transactions between a sender and recipient. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Caller-Token -&gt; Meetup.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recipient-Token -&gt; Meetup Organizer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single-Use Token -&gt; Meetup Member </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 16. Recipient Token -&gt; Meetup Organizer
    • 17. Recipient Token -&gt; Meetup Member
    • 18. Amazon FPS: calling the Pay operation
    • 19. Future plans with Amazon FPS <ul><ul><li>Continue with pay-per-event (ticketing) feature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>collect $ from members per event </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sponsorships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>get your Meetup sponsored by a business (ex: Huggies sponsors Mom Meetups; local bookstore sponsors the Austin Bookclub Meetup) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Membership Dues  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>collect $ from members to pay for Meetup group membership </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 20.   <ul><li>The end </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>

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