Cloud based services have enabled companies in 2012 to grow their customer base exponentially, in a matter of months. Even the smallest of startup teams can reach massive scale, while maintaining reasonable costs. Recent examples of this phenomena include Quora, Instagram and Pinterest. 10 years ago, without the benefits of cloud-based infrastructure services, how would these have companies fared?
In this session, we will explore the new horizons achievable as a result of the tools available to today's developers and discuss how startups can leverage the latest and greatest technologies to operate lean and build successful, sustainable businesses.