The world of online tools is massive and growing fast. Startups seem to pop up every day that address a known issue, but have a different twist or added feature to differentiate themselves.
The Pipe Programming Paradigm (PPP) is a programming technique that allows developers to build algorithms in a scalable and reusable way. This is important when working with Zillabyte. The Zillabyte data is often massive and we want to reuse existing algorithms instead of reinventing the wheel every day. Consider the following example. This simple flow […]
Our mission at Zillabyte is to empower our users to harness the world’s information. Much of the world’s information is scattered across the web. This presents unique challenges because the web is not finite. It is indeed impossible to crawl the entire web because many web pages are dynamically created and there is no end. For example, […]
In pursuit of a high-functioning and self-sufficient team at Zillabyte,Jake and I spent some time early in our startup considering the role of management. After all, does a high-functioning team need management? Are there certain processes or principles that maintain team productivity and execution? At Zillabyte, we believe the answer is yes, and to test our […]
Launch 2013 was one of the best professional experiences I have ever had. The festival is entrepreneur heaven. Jason Calacanis based the model for the annual event on the Sundance Film Festival, resulting in an effervescent 3-day celebration of ideas. Through iterative pitch practice sessions, 50 diverse pitches converge into bright ideas and solid products. […]
In the coming years, SMBs all over the map will have access to a structured, data-driven view of the economy, previously only accessible by the likes of Google, Facebook, and other superplatforms(1). Zillabyte is determined to see the full potential of such an enterprise, and is launching “Pandora for leads,” a customer-recommendation engine for business-to-business […]
Most engineers don’t think about sales and to them it is a very foreign concept. In my nearly seven years at Intel I never once saw a salesperson, and similarly at Google Jake never once met one. If you worked at smaller companies you probably saw such elusive creatures, and even interacted with them. (After […]
Here at Zillabyte we are scientists and engineers that have taken an interest in sales. Why would we take an interest in sales where there are many other things we could study? Sales is very important to a business, without a functioning sales mechanism a business goes nowhere. Sales are the contact between a business […]