My First Million

My First Million

Twice weekly we dive deep into different business opportunities and explain how to pounce on them.

Basically...we spoon-feed you interesting businesses you can start tomorrow. And hey, maybe it'll help you get your first million users, revenue, profit, employees (that'd be wild), or whatever it is you want a million of.

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SPECIAL: Thomas Edison (Part 3)

Sept. 18, 2021

This a special release of the 3-part Thomas Edison series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - All of my Edison notes that didn't make it into Part 1 & Part 2, including: Edison vs. Tesl…

SPECIAL: Thomas Edison (Part 2)

Sept. 18, 2021

This is a special release of the 3-part Thomas Edison series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - How did Thomas Edison rise from obscure origins in a frontier town in Michigan to become…

SPECIAL: Thomas Edison (Part 1)

Sept. 18, 2021

This is a special release of the 3-part Thomas Edison series from the How to Take Over the World podcast with Ben Wilson. Description - How did Thomas Edison rise from obscure origins in a frontier town in Michigan to become…

ANNOUNCEMENT: A Special Series Drops Tomorrow

Sept. 17, 2021

We're excited to announce that tomorrow we are releasing a 3-part series from one of Sam's favorite history podcasts, How to Take Over the World. In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) talk with Ben Wilson (@…

#220 - 12 Startups Where Stock Grants Can Make You a Millionaire

Sept. 17, 2021

In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) update "Sara's List". This was a list of companies Sam and his wife created 5 years ago when she was looking for a job. What was the criteria? They had to be established…

#219 - How to Make Billions with a Niche DTC Clothing Line

Sept. 15, 2021

In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) reveals the creation of the first My First Million NFT. Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan also talk about Laird Hamilton's Superfood company, whether people should lie more, and they share their re…

#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates

Sept. 10, 2021

[Updated] In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) talk about what Shaan has learned over the last week by taking a Bill Gates-inspired week off to dive deep into crypto. They also talk about Wilbur Wright, ide…

#218 - Why You Should Take a Think Week Like Bill Gates

Sept. 10, 2021

In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) talk about what Shaan has learned over the last week by taking a Bill Gates-inspired week off to dive deep into crypto. They also talk about Wilbur Wright, identifying s…

#217 - Why Direct-to-Consumer Companies Are Awesome to Own

Sept. 8, 2021

In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) debate the merits of owning and operating a direct-to-consumer e-commerce business. Shaan breaks down some of the basic ins-and-outs you should look for with ad spends a…

#216 - Why Today Is the Day to Ask For a Raise

Sept. 3, 2021

In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) shares why you should ask for that raise and Sam (@theSamParr) pokes holes in the $75K happiness study. They also debate whether it is better to own the entirety of a smaller company or a pie…