393 episodes

We interview hard to reach entrepreneurs. (Mark Cuban, Tim Ferriss, Sophia Amoruso, Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, & many more).

Unlike most podcast interview series Nathan Chan literally started from knowing nothing. He was just an average guy working in a 9-5 job he utterly hated. He knew nothing about entrepreneurship, nothing about startups, nothing about marketing, and nothing about online or how to build a business. So from launching Foundr Magazine he's gone out and spoken to some of the most successful entrepreneurs and founders in the world to find out exactly what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur, so YOU can learn from them.

Why this podcast? Because we're asking the same questions you want to know as an entrepreneur on their journey to building an extremely successful business. We're on the front-lines facing the daily battles you are. How do I get more customers? How do I scale my business? I want to start a business, but just don't know where to start? How did this person get millions of customers and make millions of dollars and have a such a massive impact on the world?

Some of these entrepreneurs are very well known, and some not known at all and that’s the cool part! Here we will share with you our best interviews from Foundr magazine showcasing this persons processes, failures, critical lessons learnt and actionable strategies showing YOU how to build a successful business. This is NOT your AVERAGE everyday entrepreneurship podcast.

We've also interviewed many successful game changing podcasters like Jim Kwik, Pat Flynn, Lewis Howes, Jordan Harbinger, Joel Brown & many more!

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We interview hard to reach entrepreneurs. (Mark Cuban, Tim Ferriss, Sophia Amoruso, Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, & many more).

Unlike most podcast interview series Nathan Chan literally started from knowing nothing. He was just an average guy working in a 9-5 job he utterly hated. He knew nothing about entrepreneurship, nothing about startups, nothing about marketing, and nothing about online or how to build a business. So from launching Foundr Magazine he's gone out and spoken to some of the most successful entrepreneurs and founders in the world to find out exactly what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur, so YOU can learn from them.

Why this podcast? Because we're asking the same questions you want to know as an entrepreneur on their journey to building an extremely successful business. We're on the front-lines facing the daily battles you are. How do I get more customers? How do I scale my business? I want to start a business, but just don't know where to start? How did this person get millions of customers and make millions of dollars and have a such a massive impact on the world?

Some of these entrepreneurs are very well known, and some not known at all and that’s the cool part! Here we will share with you our best interviews from Foundr magazine showcasing this persons processes, failures, critical lessons learnt and actionable strategies showing YOU how to build a successful business. This is NOT your AVERAGE everyday entrepreneurship podcast.

We've also interviewed many successful game changing podcasters like Jim Kwik, Pat Flynn, Lewis Howes, Jordan Harbinger, Joel Brown & many more!

    393: How to Start a Digital Agency with Dee Deng of Right Hook

    393: How to Start a Digital Agency with Dee Deng of Right Hook

    Dee Deng believes that there's no better time to start a digital agency than now. After a failed startup sent him on a journey of discovery, Dee met his future cofounder in a Neil Patel Facebook group. Together they launched Red Hook, a digital marketing agency that partners with ecommerce brands. Red Hook went from zero to $250,000 in profit in their first year of business, and now it has over 115 employees across the globe. 
     
    Listen to Nathan and Dee discuss: 
    How Dee was able to get 10 clients in his first 6 weeks of business Why charging changes everything  How he got his first speaking gig by posting on an industry Facebook group  Why it's good to tell a client "bad news"  How Right Hook uses "growth clubs" for employee development  How to create "intrinsic motivators" within an organization And much more digital agency advice  
     
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    • 44 min
    392: It’s Not Too Late for YouTube with Justin Brown of Primal Video

    392: It’s Not Too Late for YouTube with Justin Brown of Primal Video

    Justin Brown says it’s not too late to start and grow YouTube channel. Justin is a video strategist and, alongside his brother, built the YouTube channel Primal Video, which recently broke the 1 million subscriber mark. Justin shares his simple but effective strategies to grow a channel from zero and how framing your channel around solving problems can make a lasting impact on your business. 
     
    Listen to Nathan and Justin discuss: 
    Why YouTube rewards new and updated content  Why comparing metrics to other channels doesn’t matter  Understanding what people are searching for at 2 AM How to use keyword research to validate your video ideas Why you should create videos like nobody knows who you are And much more YouTube tips and strategies  
     
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    • 56 min
    391: Reid Hoffman on The PayPal Mafia, Selling LinkedIn, and Master of Scale

    391: Reid Hoffman on The PayPal Mafia, Selling LinkedIn, and Master of Scale

    Reid Hoffman needs little introduction. He’s the cofounder of LinkedIn, former PayPal executive, author, podcaster, mentor, and all-around standout personality in the entrepreneurial world. His podcast Masters of Scale is one of the most successful business podcasts on the planet and he’s recently launched a book of the same name which curates the hundreds of interviews from the show into practicable business wisdom. 
     
    In this episode, listen to Nathan chat with Reid about: 
    What inspired the Masters of Scale podcast and the book The importance of entrepreneurs to “always be learning”  Why balance is a mistaken goal for entrepreneurs What he thinks Elon Musk’s superpower is His intense period as an executive at the “PayPal Mafia”  Why he started LinkedIn instead of taking a year off And much more scaling and entrepreneurship advice…  
     
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    • 52 min
    390: What Ankur Nagpal Looks for in a Startup Worth Investing In

    390: What Ankur Nagpal Looks for in a Startup Worth Investing In

    We’re kicking off 2022 with one of our favorite returning guests, Ankur Nagpal, founder of Teachable and Vibe Capital. After selling Teachable last year for $150 million, Ankur created Vibe Capital, a global early-stage generalist fund. He promises to be the "least painful investor you have to deal with" because he knows how founders feel about investing. 
     
    Listen to Nathan and Ankur discuss: 
    Why founders prefer investing in other founders Defining IRR (internal rate of return) and why it's a key metric for modern-day investors Why he spends less than a week to decide to invest in a company Why speed is so important when it comes to investing The 3 most important things to look for when investing in a startup His “red flags” when reviewing potential companies to invest in And much more funding advice…  
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    • 39 min
    Foundr's BEST of 2021

    Foundr's BEST of 2021

    This year, we’ve conducted our best interviews EVER. In this epic roundup episode, we took our favorite moments from every interview this year and combined them to create: Foundr Best of 2021!
    That’s right, in this very special episode, you’ll hear valuable insights from: 
    Marc Randolph, Co-founder of Netflix, where he explains the surprising origins of the streaming giant.

    Tamara Mellon, Co-founder of Jimmy Choo reveals THE TRUTH around what it takes to build a global luxury label.

    Matt Pohlson, Co-founder of Omaze, on how his near death experience fuelled his outlook on life and business.  
    Joe Gebbia, Co-founder of Airbnb, on how they built one of the largest platforms in the world.   
    Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates on how punching his boss in the face led to the creation of the world’s largest hedge fund.

    Prerna Gupta, Co-founder of Hooked, on how going to #1 on the App store led to some of their biggest challenges in business.  
    Ann McFerran and Kevin Gould, founders of Glamnetic, on their advice for early-stage founders on doing things that DON’T scale!

    Tim Draper, Founder of Draper University on how he’s shaping the next generation of leaders, and what it takes to become the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs.

    Verne Harnish, Author of ‘Scaling Up’ tell us about his experience in throwing a party for Steve Jobs, and how it led to the creation of the Entrepreneur’s Organization!

    Alex Hormozi, Co-founder of ‘Acquisition.com’, on why providing value is the key to his success- and how he’s building his path to $1B.

    Dany Garcia, Founder of The Garcia Companies, on how she manages her entire empire. Want to build an empire? Then you might want to start studying Dany Garcia- she’s co-owner of the XFL , produces blockbuster films with longtime business partner Dwayne Johnson, and recently launched a new fashion brand, GSTQ. Thank you all for such an incredible year- and make sure to leave a review if you got ANY value out of the last 52 episodes. Can’t wait to see you all in the new year, for a whole new season of incredible stories, lessons and wins.



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    • 1 hr 5 min
    388: How Dany Garcia Operates Her Multi-Industry Empire

    388: How Dany Garcia Operates Her Multi-Industry Empire

    Want to build an empire? Then start studying Dany Garcia. 
     
    The founder of The Garcia Companies is living proof that it’s possible to run multiple businesses—successfully—all at once. Her portfolio includes brands in entertainment, sports, food, business, and fitness. She’s co-owner of the XFL (making her the first woman in the U.S. to own an equal or majority stake in a professional sports league) and recently launched a new fashion brand, GSTQ. She also produces blockbuster films with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. 
     
    How does the consummate multi-hyphenate manage her empire? 
     
    Find out in this in-depth conversation. Garcia sat down with Foundr’s Nathan Chan to discuss: 
    The two factors she considers before embarking on any creative project  Why obsession is key to successful client relationships  How to bond with your audience through immersive experiences  How to integrate disparate brands and products under one roof  Why she’s committed to “firing herself” regularly How she finds time for self-care amidst her outrageously busy schedule  
     
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    • 54 min

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