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The Hustle presents - My First Million. A podcast where we brainstorm new business ideas based on trends & opportunities we see in the market. Sometimes we have famous guests, and they do it with us.

My First Millio‪n‬ The Hustle & Shaan Puri

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    • 4.5 • 2 Ratings

The Hustle presents - My First Million. A podcast where we brainstorm new business ideas based on trends & opportunities we see in the market. Sometimes we have famous guests, and they do it with us.

    #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett

    #169 - How One Man Started 5, Billion Dollar Companies, Dan Gilbert's Empire, & Talking With Warren Buffett

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    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) discuss:
    * (5:35) Bradley Jacobs: the man who's built 5, billion dollar companies
    * (28:28) Dan Gilbert: how he started with nothing, built Quicken Loans and eventually, an empire
    * (41:30) What talking to Warren Buffett is like
    * (1:00:07) How Andrew lost $10m
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    #168 - How to Reverse Engineer Businesses, The Indonesian King of Coal & the Story of Adida‪s‬

    #168 - How to Reverse Engineer Businesses, The Indonesian King of Coal & the Story of Adida‪s‬

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    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) discuss:
    * (2:07) Jake Paul, Bill Clinton, the Pope and a Prince
    * (13:30) TurnedYellow and the IP licensing business
    * (22:42) Cronyism and the Indonesian King of Coal
    * (33:48) "Business is the Art of Copying"
    * (47:53) Are robo-pets the future?
    * (53:33) The amazing story of the founding of Adidas
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    #167: What We're Investing In

    #167: What We're Investing In

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    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) answer your questions:

    (3:40) What are you both investing in?

    (16:16) Please update us on your rolling fund. Is it what you expected? Are you more or less bullish on it?

    (21:25) What do you not get a chance to talk about (either because it's off-topic/lower priority) that you wish you could?

    (23:08) You guys are awesome at coming up with incredible ideas and knowing how to execute them. What would it take for one to pull you out of Twitch and want to pursue in full force?

    (27:24) Shaan how do you balance side hustles while still outperforming at Twitch?

    (33:06) Who’s the worst person you admire?

    (39:29) Should you hire your friends?

    (44:19) Who can squat more weight?

    (44:40) What are the biggest insecurities, both of you struggle with?

    (48:30) Since covid is pretty much a thing of the past...when will the MFM meetup be?

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    • 52 min
    #166 - Why a Sudoku Company Sold for $640m, "Opendoor for X" & Franchising Tech Companies

    #166 - Why a Sudoku Company Sold for $640m, "Opendoor for X" & Franchising Tech Companies

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    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP):

    (1:42) Chess.com is huge, what're other similar opportunities?

    (9:23) Misspelled domain opportunities

    (13:40) Sam's angel investing update

    (18:55) Brainstorming "Opendoor for X"

    (32:03) Franchising but for tech companies

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    • 46 min
    #165 with Jack Butcher - Why Jack is Selling his Art for $76m, How to Research Wealthy People & How BitClout Went Viral

    #165 with Jack Butcher - Why Jack is Selling his Art for $76m, How to Research Wealthy People & How BitClout Went Viral

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    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr), Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Jack Butcher (@JackButcher) discuss:

    (1:37) How Jack Butcher went from struggling founder to listing an NFT for $76m

    (13:38) How Sam researches wealthy people and discovers profitable businesses in the process

    (32:44) Why it pays to be early on new platforms

    (47:30) Jack explains why he's listing his art for sale for $76m

    (57:40) BitClout's incredible growth strategy

    (1:09:12) The reputational problem NFTs/Bitcoin/Bitcloud pose and are they just fads

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    • 1 hr 18 min
    #164 with Ryan Begelman - BitClout Explained, How To Successfully Angel Invest & A Police Sting?

    #164 with Ryan Begelman - BitClout Explained, How To Successfully Angel Invest & A Police Sting?

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    Sam Parr (@TheSamParr), Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Ryan Begelman (@RyanBegelman) discuss:

    (0:30) Shaan and Sam talk about getting blocked on Twitter

    (6:50) A carbon offset credit card raises millions

    (9:50) The guys talk about their angel strategies

    (11:00) Ryan's guide to how he makes investments

    (17:20) What is BitClout

    (46:33) Family offices and "entrepreneur-in-residence"

    (1:03:00) Why angel invest

    (1:21:40) Shaan is going to run a sting operation?


    Find Ryan at https://www.ryanbegelman.com/
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    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

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2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Jsbabasanmi ,

Amazing!!

Full of ideas and great convo.

My first mil pod is probably my best podcast.

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