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Join Shamus Madan as he interviews industry leaders like Mark Cuban and Tim Draper, sharing insights on building billion-dollar businesses to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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    • 5.0 • 119 Ratings

Join Shamus Madan as he interviews industry leaders like Mark Cuban and Tim Draper, sharing insights on building billion-dollar businesses to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.

    Casper Founder: How I Built A $575 Million Business At 31

    Casper Founder: How I Built A $575 Million Business At 31

    When Neil Parikh was in medical school, he called his parents to say he was taking a year off to move to NYC. At the time, they were furious, but little did he know that would be one of the best decisions of his life. He partnered with his friend, whom he met at a coworking space, to build a DTC mattress company. Their most recent valuation was at over $1 Billion. This is the story of Casper and the secret behind their viral growth.

    • 52 min
    Sequoia Just Backed This Founder To Replace Advertising Forever

    Sequoia Just Backed This Founder To Replace Advertising Forever

    At just 12 years old, Sam Obletz decided to put his studies on the back burner and start a computer integration company with his friend. Today, he has come a long way from building computers and is now on a mission to change advertising forever. This is his multi-billion dollar plan.

    • 50 min
    Meet The $29 Million Founder Creating The Future of Education

    Meet The $29 Million Founder Creating The Future of Education

    The education system is broken, but Tade Oyerinde is on a mission to save it with his startup Campus. He raised tens of millions from Sam Altman, Dr. Shaquille O'Neal, and many others. This is his multi-billion dollar plan.

    • 57 min
    Joe Lemay: How We Went From -$400k To A $50 Million Exit Selling Reusable Notebooks

    Joe Lemay: How We Went From -$400k To A $50 Million Exit Selling Reusable Notebooks

    In 2016, Joe Lemay's balance sheet for Rocketbook was -$400k, and no VC would touch him. Bootstrapping was his only option. After four years of sweat and tears, he and his co-founder, Jake, built the company to a +$50M exit. This is the story of Rocketbook.

    • 51 min
    Bobby Brannigan: How I Went From $250k In Debt To Bootstrapping A $100M Business

    Bobby Brannigan: How I Went From $250k In Debt To Bootstrapping A $100M Business

    In this episode, Shamus Madan chats with Bobby Brannigan about his entrepreneurial journey, from his father's grocery store to stock trading and textbook business. They discuss Bobby's innovative strategies, business financing, handling lawsuits, and market competition. Bobby shares his personal journey, including a life-changing backpacking trip and the influence of mentorship. The discussion ends with insights into scaling a business and Bobby's decision to sell his venture.

    • 50 min
    Lucie Basch: How I Co-Founded A Mobile App That Saved 300 Million Meals

    Lucie Basch: How I Co-Founded A Mobile App That Saved 300 Million Meals

    In this episode, Shamus Madan chats with Lucie Basch about her fight against food waste, the creation and scaling of her platform, Too Good To Go. They discuss the economic and environmental impacts, onboarding challenges, international expansion, and the importance of a company's story. Lucie also shares advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

    • 28 min

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