Looking to Scale Your Sales? Seven Bullets to Dodge

While companies like Amazon started with books. Ebay started as an auction site for collectors. Any company with a huge amount of breadth has to find that first breakthrough to build their business on. Several insights such as combining the need to do your absolute best with pressure from people who have invested and that urges the drive to beat deadlines and grow beyond capacity. Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski’s sales team at Calfinder had just hit $8 million in revenue and he shares his experience on the same with seven bullets to dodge while looking to scale your sales. Read More>>

Facebook Acquires Wit.ai To Help Its Developers With Speech Recognition And Voice Interfaces

Technology and social media have clubbed together yet again as Facebook has acquired Wit.ai, a Y Combinator startup to create an API for building voice-activated interfaces. With over 6,000 developers on its platform who have built hundreds of apps, Wit.ai will remain open and free to users, where Facebook wants to use the technology to draw developers into its Build-Grow-Monetize loop where they get help building apps, but eventually pay Facebook for ads to grow or monetize by splitting revenue with Facebook from hosting its ads. Read More>>

Florida’s Cape Canaveral may be world’s busiest spaceport in 2015

This year, Florida’s Cape Canaveral is scheduled to launch up to 24 rockets thus making it the busiest spaceport. Ten launches would be for United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin Corp and Boeing Co, while the remaining would be by SpaceX. If successful, the program would surpass the Russian-operated Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, which had 21 launches, 19 of which were successful. Read More>>