Women Episodes

December 23, 2021

Companies of One that Make Millions with Steph Smith

Sam Parr ( @theSamParr ) sits down with Steph Smith ( @StephSmithio ), indie creator and host of the " Sh*t You Didn't Learn in School " podcast, to talk about companies with only one employee that are making millions and wha...

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August 11, 2021

#208 with Steph Smith - Why You Need a Chief Automation Officer

Key Takeaways Steph (@stephsmithio) and Shaan (@ShaanVP) discuss the multitude of opportunities there are through innovative marketing strategies and product white spaces if you simply look at the world around you "Look for a...

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August 04, 2021

#206 with Brianne Kimmel - How Venture Capitalists Make Money

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 ...


April 28, 2021

#176 with Codie Sanchez - Buying Distressed Assets, Real Estate for Cheap & How to Network like a Champ

Codie Sanchez (@Codie_Sanchez) joins Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) for this brainstorm. Codie is all about businesses that cashflowing right away. She talks everything from buying distressed businesses to modular hom...


April 26, 2021

#175 - Brainstorming Million Dollar Ideas with Elaine Zelby

Shaan (@ShaanVP) and Sam (@TheSamParr) are joined by Elaine Zelby (@ezelby) for this brainstorm. Elaine brings the heat with ideas for starting a Saas bundle company (Sam says this is easily a $10m business), creating the "ad...


October 30, 2020

#124 - From Fantasy Stock Betting to Milk Bombs: Generating Ideas with Elaine Zelby

Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) hosts the pod solo with special guest Elaine Zelby (@ezelby). Elaine has a background in mechanical engineering but also worked at Slack and is now part of a VC group. On today’s episode you’ll hear: Elaine gives her background an...


October 02, 2020

#116 with Kelly Erb - Tax Expert Breaks Down Trump Taxes and Big Businesses Ran by Few People

Sam Parr (@theSamParr) and Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) are joined by Kelly Erb (@taxgirl) on the pod today. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Shaan introduces Kelly Erb and she gives her take on President Trump’s tax return (0:20), Shaan asks Kelly “what shoul...


September 25, 2020

#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)...


September 11, 2020

#110 with Kat Cole - Ideas From the Head of a $4B+ Business

Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) hosts the pod today with guests Kat Cole (@KatColeATL) COO & President of Focus Brands. In today's episode you'll hear: (00:56) Kat introduce herself and the company she leads -- Focus Brands, (2:38) Kat explains her...


May 29, 2020

#79 with Alexa von Tobel - From Dropping Out of Business School to a $375M Exit

Joined our private FB group yet? It's a page where people share each others million dollar ideas or what they're already working on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and Sam Parr (@theSamParr) in...


May 06, 2020

#72 with Sophia Amoruso - GIRLBOSS

Today we hang out with Sophia Amoruso (@sophiaamoruso), founder of Nasty Gal & Girlboss. Her story is bananas. She is a community college dropout who created a company that at its peak was valued over $400M+. She has had highs (sold over 500k c...


February 28, 2020

#51 - Coronavirus, Being on Shark Tank & At-Home Testing Kits with Julia Cheek

Sam (@thesamparr) is back from his New York trip to chat with Shaan (@shaanvp) about ideas, trends and businesses. Today, mid-way through we're joined by Julia Cheek (@JuliaTCheek) who is the CEO and Co-Founder of $50M backed EverlyWell, a digital...