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Learn From Pioneers Like Salesforce.com

The one that I think really changed the model for everybody is what Salesforce.com did. It showed the future to everybody. The new guys that I see coming up -- some of the investments that I have got -- I look at that and say, 'Look at what happened there; they proved everybody wrong.' Everybody said you could never do it. And what is so amazing about Salesforce is they service all 10 sectors of the S&P 500. Every sector of the economy and no one thought that was possible. That is the power of the cloud.

(Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff pictured)

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