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Car Sales Startup Kavak Kicks ML into High Gear with AWS and a Serverless Architecture

Founded in 2016, Kavak is the digital platform that’s making it easier than ever to buy and sell cars. The Mexico City-based founded startup recently achieved “unicorn” status after reaching a $1.15 billion valuation, the first tech company in the country to do so. As Kavak expands its operations to Argentina and sets sights on Brazil, we sit down with Vice President of Data Science, Anders Christiansen, to chat about how machine learning and AWS serverless services helped build the engine behind the company’s ever-improving workflow.

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More Effective Sales Meetings (Startup Founder Sales Series, Part 8)

As a founder of a B2B startup struggling to book sales meetings, it is frustrating to experience getting ghosted. This is when all communication ceases between two parties. For salespeople, this is a common occurrence. AWS Startup Advocate Mark Mirch walks us through how to book more effective sales meetings in part 8 of the Founder Sales series.

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Qualifying Customers

Qualifying for the Right Customers (Startup Founder Sales Series, Part 7)

For startup founders, the time is your biggest constraint. You are running a company, seeking capital, guiding product, hiring staff, and leading marketing and sales. If four out of five deals turn out to be duds and each deal take ten hours, you have lost a week of time. This is why rigorously qualifying your deals is so vitally important. You need to focus your time on finding the right customers. In part 7 of the Startup Founder Sales series, AWS Startup Advocate Mark Birch tells us how.

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