85 episodes

In this podcast, serial entrepreneur Hadi Radwan will sit with founders and entrepreneurs to uncover how they acquired their first 100 paying customers. This podcast is designed for early-stage founders or soon-to-become entrepreneurs who want to discover tactics, frameworks, and advice on how to reach this important milestone.

The First 100 | How Founders Acquired their First 100 Customers | Product-Market Fit Hadi Radwan

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

In this podcast, serial entrepreneur Hadi Radwan will sit with founders and entrepreneurs to uncover how they acquired their first 100 paying customers. This podcast is designed for early-stage founders or soon-to-become entrepreneurs who want to discover tactics, frameworks, and advice on how to reach this important milestone.

    [Raised $9.5 million] Ep.69 - The First 100 with Christian Brown, the Founder of Glewee | Influencer Marketing | Performance Marketing

    [Raised $9.5 million] Ep.69 - The First 100 with Christian Brown, the Founder of Glewee | Influencer Marketing | Performance Marketing

    Christian Brown is the Founder of Glewee,  a Glewee is an application-based platform that combines influencer search and discovery, relationship management, collaboration tools, campaign planning, launch, and reporting to help brands. Glewee has raised to date $9.5 million.
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    We recently launched our new newsletter, Principles Friday, where I share one principle that can help you in your life or business, one thought-provoking question, and one call to action toward that principle.

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    It is Free and Short (2min).

    • 25 min
    [Raised $55 million] Ep.68 - The First 100 with Patrick Gannon, the founder of BlueTape | Sales Playbook

    [Raised $55 million] Ep.68 - The First 100 with Patrick Gannon, the founder of BlueTape | Sales Playbook

    Patrick Gannon is the Founder of BlueTape, a payment and financing platform for the construction industry. BlueTape has raised to date $55 million. 
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    We recently launched our new newsletter, Principles Friday, where I share one principle that can help you in your life or business, one thought-provoking question, and one call to action toward that principle.

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    It is Free and Short (2min).

    • 15 min
    [Raised $24.9 million] Ep.67 - The First 100 with Mark Chahwan, Co-founder of Sarwa

    [Raised $24.9 million] Ep.67 - The First 100 with Mark Chahwan, Co-founder of Sarwa

    Mark Chahwan is the Co-founder of Sarwa, an online platform that makes investing in global markets simple and affordable for investors in the Middle East. Sarwa has raised $24.9 million from 16 investors, including Kuwait Investment Projects Company and Middle East Venture Partners (MEVP).

    You can find Mark on:
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/markchahwan/

    You can find Sarwa on:
    https://www.sarwa.co/
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    We recently launched our new newsletter, Principles Friday, where I share one principle that can help you in your life or business, one thought-provoking question, and one call to action toward that principle.

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    • 21 min
    [Raised $15 million] Ep.66 - The First 100 with Jorge Penalva, the Founder of Lang.ai | B2B Marketing | The Art of Discounting

    [Raised $15 million] Ep.66 - The First 100 with Jorge Penalva, the Founder of Lang.ai | B2B Marketing | The Art of Discounting

    Jorge Penalva is the founder of Lang.ai, a platform that helps to scale customer service organizations and structure their text data. The platform automatically builds tags from the content of each support ticket. That way, tickets can be easily routed and prioritized based on the topic to make your team more efficient. 

    Lang.ai has raised to date  $15 million.
    If you like our podcast, please don't forget to subscribe and support us on your favorite podcast players. We also would appreciate your feedback and rating to reach more people.

    We recently launched our new newsletter, Principles Friday, where I share one principle that can help you in your life or business, one thought-provoking question, and one call to action toward that principle.

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    It is Free and Short (2min).

    • 19 min
    [Raised $131 million] Ep.65 - The First 100 with Shane Orlick, the President of Jasper.ai

    [Raised $131 million] Ep.65 - The First 100 with Shane Orlick, the President of Jasper.ai

    Shane Orlick is the President of Jasper.ai, a startup developing what it describes as an “AI content” platform. Jasper leverages AI to generate content for blog articles, social media posts, website copy, and more. Using the platform, customers can describe in natural language what they want Jasper to write, whether a keyword-rich piece designed to rank well in search engines or existing content repurposed with additional context. Jasper has raised to date $ 131 million.
    According to recent public data, Jasper has more than 105,000 customers and generated $75 million in revenue last year— and its valuation is around $1.5 bn, and you just launched in 2021.

    In this episode, we discuss the following:
    - How he got into AI
    - How did the first version of Jasper.ai look like
    - How Jasper is different from ChatGPT
    - How they acquired their first 100 customers
    - How selling to B2B clients is different from B2C clients.
    - How does the sales playbook differ between Single-player and Multi-player
    - His Interview Framework to find the right talent
    - and much more...


    If you like our podcast, please don't forget to subscribe and support us on your favorite podcast players. We also would appreciate your feedback and rating to reach more people.

    We recently launched our new newsletter, Principles Friday, where I share one principle that can help you in your life or business, one thought-provoking question, and one call to action toward that principle.

    Please subscribe Here.

    It is Free and Short (2min).

    • 28 min
    [Raised $70 million] Ep. 64 - The First 100 with Ola Sars, the founder of Beats Music & Soundtrack your Brand | The Advantage of Being Early | Product-Led Growth | Sales Playbook

    [Raised $70 million] Ep. 64 - The First 100 with Ola Sars, the founder of Beats Music & Soundtrack your Brand | The Advantage of Being Early | Product-Led Growth | Sales Playbook

    Ola Sars is the founder and CEO of Soundtrack Your Brand, the music tech startup revolutionizing the B2B space. Before founding Soundtrack, he was the co-founder and COO of Beats Music, acquired by Apple and transformed into Apple Music, and the co-founder of Pacemaker, the world's first DJ-driven music platform. 

    In this episode, we cover great insights. Few topics discussed:

    -  How he acquired the First 100 with Soundtrack Your Brand
    -  How he met Dre. Dre and Jimmy Lovine
    -  The advantage of being early in an industry
    - The fine line between Work and Life
    - His principle on simplicity and saying no
    - and much more ...
    If you like our podcast, please don't forget to subscribe and support us on your favorite podcast players. We also would appreciate your feedback and rating to reach more people.

    We recently launched our new newsletter, Principles Friday, where I share one principle that can help you in your life or business, one thought-provoking question, and one call to action toward that principle.

    Please subscribe Here.

    It is Free and Short (2min).

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

SavPoi ,

Awesome interviews

Hadi does a great job each episode and I am always looking forward to the next!!!

malloryck ,

One of the best!

Great insights into building a business.

michellescouchfriend ,

Great show!

Love this show!

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