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.

So, click below to subscribe. We guarantee* it'll be the best damn podcast you ever heard.

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#206 with Brianne Kimmel - How Venture Capitalists Make Money

Aug. 4, 2021

In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) are joined by solo capitalist Brianne Kimmel (@briannekimmel). They talk about how Bri got started in investing, the pros and cons of her busy schedule, and discuss some of the unicorns she's invested in. They also discuss a cool use of deepfak…

MFM Mini - 5 Hacks to Landing Your Dream Job

Aug. 1, 2021

Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ * Support the pod b…

#205 - How to Stop Your Tech Addiction

July 30, 2021

In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) revisit the NCAA rule changes about college athletes making money and Shaan shares his prediction about who the next big sports agent will be. They also talk about buying lotto tickets via an app, the mugshot industry, & how to fight tech and p…

#204 - Behind-the-Scenes of Shaan's Power Writing Course

July 28, 2021

In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) breaks down all the numbers behind his Power Writing course and gives Sam (@theSamParr) a walkthrough on how short squeezes work. The two of them later discuss the unbundling of YC, on-demand rental companies, and the future of gas stations. --------- * Want to be f…

SPECIAL: The Little Known World of FatFIRE

July 26, 2021

In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) shares what he's learned from one of his favorite subreddits, FatFIRE. FatFIRE is about the pursuit of financial independence/early retirement with an upper-middle class lifestyle. Do you like these special episodes? Tweet your feedback to Sam (@theSamParr) & let h…

MFM Mini - How Ben & Jerry’s Turned Misfortune Into Fortune

July 25, 2021

Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ * Support the pod b…

#203 - Why Dunder Mifflin Should Be a Real Paper Company & An Inside Look Into MicroAcquire With Andrew Gazdecki

July 23, 2021

In this two-part episode, Sam (@theSamParr) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) start off with ideas on building brands around pop culture, discuss the drama around the private space race, and talk about a few business-in-a-box concepts. In the second part they interview Andrew Gazdecki (@agazdecki) from MicroAcq…

#202 - A Breakdown of Trendy New Businesses & Boring 9 Figure Businesses

July 21, 2021

In this episode Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@theSamParr) discuss upcoming trends they are seeing along with old school businesses making hundreds of millions of dollars. Sam also talks about how he wants to grow the podcast, and Shaan shares a new writing goal he has. They end the episode talking abo…

SPECIAL: The Key Question to Reframe an Argument

July 19, 2021

In this episode Sam (@theSamParr) highlights the key question he asked to change a Twitter argument for the better. He also breaks down some of the content he's been consuming recently and shares what he liked about each piece. Do you like these special episodes? Tweet your feedback to Sam (@theSam…

MFM Mini - The 5 Part Process to Networking Effectively

July 18, 2021

Do you like these mini episodes? Tweet your feedback to Shaan (@ShaanVP) & get more short stories like this on his newsletter www.shaanpuri.com. --------- * Want to be featured in a future episode? Drop your question/comment/criticism/love here: https://www.mfmpod.com/p/hotline/ * Support the pod b…