Episodes

February 06, 2020

#42 - Wall Street Bets & Tesla Shorts, Curating Job Boards & Executive Recruitment Firms

Sam and Shaan are back talking news, trends, interesting products and businesses. The way to make a million is by surrounding yourself around other people who want it. Join our Facebook group where we share ideas and help each other out: www.facebook...

February 05, 2020

#41 - Dating app that has an admissions process like Harvard

** In our Facebook group yet? We hang out there so come join and let's talk ideas: www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion ** Amanda Bradford (@amandabradford) was 28 years old, in business school and using dating apps. She got tired of stalking e...

January 31, 2020

#40 - Paid Courses with Tom Wang, Barstool Acquisition & New Startup Hubs

*** JOIN OUR FACEBOOK GROUP for share ideas and insight with each other: www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion *** Today we first chat to Tom Wang, who has sold a 7 figure Amazon FBA biz + runs a 7 figure FBA Masterclass. Some stuff the guys talk abo...

January 29, 2020

#39 - Getting a Billion People Working From Home

We interviewed the founder of Rev.com (they transcribe audio into text), to hear how he built this into a $206M (to be precise) business. We used them to transcribe the My First Million podcast episodes, and realized how badass of a service this was....

January 26, 2020

#38 - Truth about ad agencies with Brendan Gahan + Brainstorming with Daniel Gross

The Hustle's My First Million presents: Million Dollar Brainstorm is back. Host Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and The Hustle CEO Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sit down and discuss what side hustles, trends and big business ideas that's keeping them up at ni...

January 22, 2020

#37 - Mastering Amazon FBA

Ever think your side-hustle could become a million-dollar company? Paul Anderson (@paul_d_andersen) did. Today on My First Million, we sit down with Paul who quit his 9-to-5 to focus on his Amazon FBA and how his passion became a full-blown mu...

January 17, 2020

#36 - Data Privacy Tools, Food Franchises & Silicon Valley Mistruths

The Hustle's My First Million presents: Million Dollar Brainstorm is back. Host Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and The Hustle CEO Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sit down and discuss what side hustles, trends and big business ideas that's keeping them up at ni...

January 15, 2020

#35 - King of Kickstarter

Shaan sits down with Peter Dering (@peterdering), Founder & CEO of Peak Design, maker of beautiful, highly functional redesigns of photography equipment. He quit his construction job and traveled the world with $25K in savings. After awhile, he fou...

January 12, 2020

#34 - CES Highlights, Cloning US Startups & Compliance Education

The Hustle's My First Million presents: Million Dollar Brainstorm is back. Host Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and The Hustle CEO Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sit down and discuss what side hustles, trends and big business ideas that's keeping them up at ni...

January 08, 2020

#33 - Pioneering The No-Code Movement

We're back with Season 3, brought you by Microsoft: The latest episode of My First Million, Shaan sits down with Vlad Magdalin (@callmevlad), Co-Founder & CEO of Webflow: a visual tool to build web apps. Vlad shares the several attempts in 6 y...

December 24, 2019

#32 - Product Genius: Scott Belsky

We've got a different flavor today for you. We sat down with Scott Belsky (@scottbelsky) join us today and instead of hearing his backstory, we bounced around a bunch of topics. Scott has done it all. He's been a founder (Behance), angel inve...

December 18, 2019

#31 - The Wild Wild West of Mineral Real Estate

Mike Brown is my new hero. He's an ex military man, who came back & built a super lean business (5 employees and 10's of millions in revenue annually) - hired best friends and brothers to share the experience. Mike Brown (@mb_abides) and ...

December 11, 2019

#30 - Reinventing the Energy Drink

LifeAid’s Aaron Hinde (@aaronhinde) stopped by to talk “vitamins that you’ll enjoy drinking.” He built a new beverage brand from zero to $100m+ in value, taking on the big boys like Red Bull, Monster etc.. He talks about coming up with the for...

December 03, 2019

#29 - Powder Diets, Instagrammable Experiences & Distribution First

The Hustle's My First Million presents: Million Dollar Brainstorm is back. Host Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and The Hustle CEO Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sit down and discuss what side hustles, trends and big business ideas that's keeping them up at ni...

November 27, 2019

#28 - Building Big Ass Fans For Big Ass Money

Carey Smith sold Big Ass Fans for Big Ass Money. As you can probably tell, he found a way to make ceilings fans sound sexy, but more importantly a sexy business. Find out how this unconventional self-appointed CBA (Chief Big Ass) turned a failed bootst...

November 20, 2019

#27 - 10 Million Reasons Why He Plays Poker

Faraz Jaka (@FarazJaka) is a Poker pro who’s made $10M on the felt... What started out as a fun game during his spare time in college turned into big money FAST. Turning a few hundred dollars into $180k in 6 months as a 19 year-old. He was on top of th...

November 14, 2019

#26 - Shopify Spy Tool, Apartment Plants & Lucrative Content Sites

The Hustle's My First Million presents: Million Dollar Brainstorm is back. Host Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and The Hustle CEO Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sit down and discuss what side hustles, trends and big business ideas that's keeping them up at ni...

November 13, 2019

#25 - Mission Driven: Bringing Solar Power to 1M People in Africa

He's not on a mission to make money, quite the opposite. Xavier Helgesen is a mission driven founder, who uses money to do more good in the world. His first company, Better World Books sells 10 million used books a year that's collected by le...

November 10, 2019

#24 - Unicorn Signals, Alternative Milk & Movie Incubators

The Hustle's My First Million presents: Million Dollar Brainstorm is back. Host Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and The Hustle CEO Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sit down and discuss what side hustles, trends and big business ideas that's keeping them up at ni...

November 06, 2019

#23 - Disney for Dogs

Henrik Werdelin (@werdelin) is your dog's best friend. No really, he sends your dog gifts every month. Millions of dogs around the world love this guy, and that's why his dog treats & toys monthly subscription box business is booming. Bar...

November 01, 2019

#22 - Cloud Kitchens, Kava Bars & Religious Products

The Hustle's My First Million presents: Million Dollar Brainstorm is back. Host Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and The Hustle CEO Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sit down and discuss what side hustles, trends and big business ideas that's keeping them up at ni...

October 30, 2019

#21 - How To Value, Sell and Buy Online Businesses

I want to buy your business. What's your discretionary earnings? or how about you buy mine, can you get an SBA loan approved? No idea what we're talking about? Don't worry, Joe Valley (@JoeValley2) from Quiet Light Brokerage breaks down ...

October 23, 2019

#20 - Reinventing The Autograph

The infatuation of Celebrity is something we can all relate to and Steven Galanis (@Mr312) is making sure to take opportunity of that. When was the last time you got a celeb to sign something of yours? Nowadays you'd grab your phone in a heartbeat...

October 20, 2019

#19 - Drone Light Shows, No Code Movement & Plugin Empires

The Hustle's My First Million presents: Million Dollar Brainstorm. Host Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) and The Hustle CEO Sam Parr (@theSamParr) sit down and discuss what side hustles, trends and big business ideas that's keeping them up at night. Thi...