Sept. 25, 2020

#114 with Steph Smith - The Head of Trends Talks Insider Trading and The Gen-Z Mafia

#114 with Steph Smith - The Head of Trends Talks Insider Trading and The Gen-Z Mafia

Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) invite Steph Smith (@stephsmithio) on the pod today. Stephen is an employee at The Hustle, world traveler and all around indie-hacker. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Shaan and Sam introduce Steph (0:40)...


Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) invite Steph Smith (@stephsmithio) on the pod today. Stephen is an employee at The Hustle, world traveler and all around indie-hacker. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Shaan and Sam introduce Steph (0:40), Steph introduces a fresh idea around remote/WFH by tackling all of the needs of someone newly adjusting to WFH life (4:00), the group talked about unorthodox company perks (12:10), Sam and the group brainstorm around “What are the most interesting 1-3 person operations you’ve seen?” (16:30), Steph pitches an idea of becoming the agency for celebrities because most celebrities have terrible web presence (24:00), Steph’s third idea revolves around HIPAA compliant (or other compliance) services and creating first-mover advantages by tracking legislation (30:15), Steph introduces the guys to a reddit tool that allows you to mind map topics on Reddit (36:00), the group talks about the advantages of tracking insider trades (40:30), Sam talks about a company called FION which is building A technology platform that allows you to track and predict where wildfires will start and spread (46:00), Steph talks about hiring gen-zers to build corporate training material (50:00),


Companies, people and resources mentioned:


  • Benefits company: https://www.compt.io/
  • Benefits company: https://www.hoppier.com/
  • https://twitter.com/chrisjbakke/status/1296107846472364033
  • Live music discovery platform: https://www.keyvalues.com/
  • Peter Levels @levelsio
  • Fastest growing Inc 5000 company: https://www.onetrust.com/
  • Related subreddit tool: https://anvaka.github.io/sayit/?query=
  • Nuclear energy girl: https://twitter.com/isaboemeke
  • Gen Z Mafia https://genzmafia.com/
  • https://www.songkick.com/
  • Insider trading reporting: https://finviz.com/insidertrading.ashx
  • Wildfire tracker: fion.tech
  • Art school game: https://artsqool.cool/


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