Episodes

January 27, 2023

From the Vaults: How Suleman Ali Made His First Million

Episode 412: We re-run episode 1 of My First Million with Suleman Ali. ----- * Do you love MFM and want to see Sam and Shaan's smiling faces? Subscribe to our Youtube channel . * Want more insights like MFM? Check out Shaan's...

January 26, 2023

WHOOP Founder Will Ahmed: How I Built A $3.6 BILLION Company

Episode 411: Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) speak with Will Ahmed ( @willahmed ), founder and CEO of WHOOP, about building a $3.6 billion company based on a personal health and fitness wearable. ----- Li...

January 24, 2023

Rapid Fire Business Ideas, How to Buy a Public Company, and Mastering Your LinkedIn Profile

Episode 410: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) is joined by Suli Ali ( @sulemanali ) to talk rapid fire business ideas, how to write an honest LinkedIn profile, what's Suli's next step... and much more. ----- Links: * Justin Yoshimura ...

January 20, 2023

The Boys React to the News: The New Theranos Scam, Crypto Rally, and Gas App Sells to Discord

Episode 409: In a new segment called The Boys React to the News, Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) give their two cents on a few relevant business stories. Check it out... ----- Links: * Gas * Nikita Bier *...

January 19, 2023

Creators who have made $50M+, Multi-Million Car Businesses, and Sam Altman

Episode 408: Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about multi-million dollar car businesses, Shaan's business offer for a female listener, creators who have made $50M plus, and Billy of the Week Sam Altma...

January 17, 2023

Business of Trend Forecasting, Pickleball, And The Lucrative Virtual Gaming World

Episode 407: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk about expanding the business of tracking trends, the explosion of pickleball popularity, and lucrative online gaming. Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to t...

January 13, 2023

Weight Loss Drugs, Vaping Weed and Deep Voodoo

Episode 406: Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about weight loss drugs Sam's testing, vaping weed, South Park creators' new tool and much more. Want to see more MFM? Subscribe to the MFM YouTube channe...

January 10, 2023

MFM Mini-Camp, Lessons from Selling a Company, and Storytelling Wins

Episode 405: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk about what happens when Shaan leaves the house and meets up with other founders, the power of storytelling, the things you learn when you sell a company a...

January 05, 2023

Binge On Business Ideas For 2023

Episode 404: Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) binge on business ideas in this episode. They discuss becoming the next member of the Twitter Guy Mafia to going through Anand Sanwal's treasure trove of ideas...

January 03, 2023

Announcing This Year's Episode of the Year: Camp MFM Recap

Episode 403: After an extensive process of intense research and rigorous evaluation (we ran one Twitter poll) we have determined the episode of the year: The Camp MFM Recap episode. So as we gear up to bring you tons of new a...

December 31, 2022

Top 5 Interviews of 2022

Episode 402: Producer Ben breaks down his top 5 MFM interviews from 2022 ------ Show Notes: (00:45) - MrBeast and Hasan Minhaj (05:30) - Palmer Luckey (14:20) - Dharmesh Shah (26:00) - Pieter Levels (35:50) - Alex Hormozi ---...

December 29, 2022

The Annual Milly Awards: The Winners, The Losers And Everything In Between With Andrew Wilkinson

Episode 401: and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ), Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Andrew Wilkinson ( @awilkinson ) present the annual Milly Awards. The most notable Milly and Billy of the Year will be named... as well as best and worst...

December 27, 2022

TikTokers Making A TV Shows For $5,000 With Millions Of Views And Other Ways To Make $ Online

Episode 400: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk about TikTokers making shows with millions of views, the success of Coffeezilla debunking internet myths, the power of Click Funnels for making money onli...

December 22, 2022

Billy McFarland: Fyre Festival Convict Talks About Lessons Learned And His Comeback

Episode 399: Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk to Billy McFarland talks about the failures of Fyre Festival, lessons learned, and his latest business venture, PYRT. ----- Links: * PYRT * Bounty Hunter ...

December 20, 2022

Austin Rief: Building & Selling The Morning Brew For Millions In 5 Years, Side Hustle Ideas, & More

Episode 398: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk to Morning Brew CEO Austin Rief ( @austin_rief ) about building, growing and selling a newsletter valued at $75M in 5 years, discussing the question are n...

December 16, 2022

BREAKING: Shaan Sells the Milk Road - A Conversation With the Buyers

Episode 397: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talks with Kendall Saville and Michael Wittmeyer about their decision to buy Milk Road, their background in gambling affiliates, gold, and crypto, and much more. ----- Links: * JM Bullion ...

December 16, 2022

University of Michigan Students Pitch Us Their Startups For $5000 Prize Money

Episode 396: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) judge the My First Million pitch competition with students at the University of Michigan for a prize of $5,000. Some impressive ideas... find out who wins. ---...

December 13, 2022

Shaan Interviewed Tim Ferriss: Money Advice, His NFT Project, And What He Would Say To SBF

Episode 395: Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about Shaan's interview with entrepreneur, investor, author, podcaster, and lifestyle guru, Tim Ferriss. They review his money and life advice, as well as...

December 09, 2022

Paul English: How He Built And Sold 6 Companies And Why He Believes Irritation Becomes Inspiration

Episode 394: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk with entrepreneur and Kayak co-founder, Paul English ( @englishpaulm ) about his latest business ideas, his famous missed investments, how to become a str...

December 08, 2022

Unpopular Truths From The Pod, Gourmet Gifts, and 4 Side Hustles

Episode 393: Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about the unpopular - yet valuable - lessons they have learned on My First Million, $1,000/day side hustles, and gourmet gift ideas. ----- Links: * RVshar...

December 06, 2022

Controversies, Disrupting High End Real Estate, And The Best Way To Use Twitter

Episode 392: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk about all the controversies... FTX drug use, Liver King admits to steroid use, and the curious case of Katie Haun. Plus, disrupting the multi-million real...

December 01, 2022

Mind-Blowing AI Tools, 2023 Goals, & Money Making Arbitrage Schemes

Episode 391: Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about their new favorite AI tool, how to make money from arbitrage, goal setting for 2023, and more. ----- Links: * Character.AI * Adept * State of AI Rep...

November 29, 2022

The Business of Strip Clubs, Black Friday Boycott, and Three Twitter Scenarios

Episode 390: Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) and Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) talk about Eric Langan and his foray into owning strip clubs, why we should boycott Black Friday, three Twitter scenarios, how to fly on a private jet and much...

November 24, 2022

Five Ways To Make Money, Vice Businesses, Fan Fiction And More

Episode 389: Sam Parr ( @TheSamParr ) and Shaan Puri ( @ShaanVP ) talk about five ways to make money, successful vice businesses, profitable fan fiction, Billy of the Week and more. ----- Links: * Sam's Tweet * Shaan's Tweet ...