Episodes

#73 - On-Demand Appliance Technicians, Credible Authority Businesses & Homesick Food Delivery

May 08, 2020

#73 - On-Demand Appliance Technicians, Credible Authority Businesses & Homesick Food Delivery

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) shoot the shit about Airbnb's layoffs (3:21), Sam's carnivore diet & Goldbelly.com (5:52), Lambda school for technicians (14:07), Credible authority businesses like Gartner and HBR (24:31), Is buying...

#72 with Sophia Amoruso - GIRLBOSS

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...

#71 with Nick Bare - Monthly vs Annual Subscription Billing, Fitness Events Post-COVID & Making Content To Build $10M+ Biz

May 01, 2020

#71 with Nick Bare - Monthly vs Annual Subscription Billing, Fitness Events Post-COVID & Making Content To Build $10M+ Biz

Today's ep is possible because of Superside! Head to superside.com to hire a dedicated team of designers! Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are joined today by entrepreneur and owner of BPN Fitness Nick Bare (@nickbarefitness) who started a s...

#70: Making Money In 48 Hours, Fat FIRE & How To Collect $2M

April 27, 2020

#70: Making Money In 48 Hours, Fat FIRE & How To Collect $2M

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) discuss today Kanye West's billion-dollar shoe empire (3:59), /r/FatFIRE: Retire living a lavish life (10:36), Ways to generate passive income in 48 hours (23:03), Best interview questions they've been a...

#69: Paid News, Burning Money & Solving Climate Change

April 25, 2020

#69: Paid News, Burning Money & Solving Climate Change

Today's ep is possible because of Superside! Head to superside.com to hire a dedicated team of designers! Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back to talk about Burning money (0:36), Asia monetizing podcasts way better / paid news (3:23), D...

#68- It's Time To Build, Founder Dating, MBA As A Service

April 22, 2020

#68- It's Time To Build, Founder Dating, MBA As A Service

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) chilling on Zoom once again to talk about Marc Andreessen's new controverisal blog post titled "It's Time To Build" (3:54), On Deck - MBA As A Service (17:27), Founder Dating (27:35), Talking t...

#67- A Very Random Episode

April 18, 2020

#67- A Very Random Episode

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back to chat about Thrasio Amazon FBA Rollup (4:11), what they like and don't like about the podcasting life (10:04), Sam's obsession with Bees (22:18), Comedian streaming platform (27:17), Carta CEO...

#66: Life Coins, Amazon FBA Rollups & Going Back In Time

April 15, 2020

#66: Life Coins, Amazon FBA Rollups & Going Back In Time

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back to talk wearing ivy league swag (3:24), Thrasio Amazon FBA rollup (6:20), Classpass for online courses (16:16), Real life bruce wayne Kinobody (19:45), What's a way the hosts have hacked a s...

#65: Q&A with Andrew Wilkinson, Co-founder of Tiny

April 14, 2020

#65: Q&A with Andrew Wilkinson, Co-founder of Tiny

Today we have Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) of Tiny. Tiny is a holding company started by Andrew that buys “wonderful internet businesses” with the intention of holding them forever (akin to Berkshire Hathaway). Altogether, Tiny’s businesses ...

#64 - Trapped Data Creating Unicorns, Billionaire Punches Punk Kid & Missing Out on $5M

April 13, 2020

#64 - Trapped Data Creating Unicorns, Billionaire Punches Punk Kid & Missing Out on $5M

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back on Zoom to talk Sam's new crush and honorary guest Andrew Wilkinson (6:00), $40M a year consulting king Sam Ovens (10:32), Shaan's experience being initiated into the Tony Robbins religion (15:2...

#63 with Andrew Wilkinson - Buying cash-flowing internet companies, starting job boards and building no code projects

April 08, 2020

#63 with Andrew Wilkinson - Buying cash-flowing internet companies, starting job boards and building no code projects

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are joined today by Andrew Wilkinson (@awilkinson) who is the co-founder of Tiny (tinycapital.com) - the internet version of Berkshire Hathaway. Shaan also launched a newsletter version of the podcast, subscribe t...

#62 - Lambda School for Secretaries, Billionaire of The Week, Deepfakes & More

April 04, 2020

#62 - Lambda School for Secretaries, Billionaire of The Week, Deepfakes & More

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) talk trends, startups and your next million dollar idea. Today's topics: Deepfakes, good or evil? (5:00), The credentials business (15:13), Are sam and shaan unethical? (29:41), Studying evil leaders (34:47),...

#61 - How to Buy, Manage and Grow Cash-Flow Positive Businesses + Corona Virus Impact on the Economy

April 01, 2020

#61 - How to Buy, Manage and Grow Cash-Flow Positive Businesses + Corona Virus Impact on the Economy

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) speak to Brent Beshore (@BrentBeshore) today about how he plans to invest $250M in cash-flow positive businesses, how much corona virus will impact the economy and explains why he'd only start non-tech busine...

#60 - YC Demo Day Startups #2, Importing Foreign Innovations & Collaborative Copywriting

March 30, 2020

#60 - YC Demo Day Startups #2, Importing Foreign Innovations & Collaborative Copywriting

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) today go over more YC batch companies! Sign up to the new Trends report that Sam mentioned at https://trends.co. Today's topics: Sam might have corona virus (5:46), is YC better this year going digital? (10:1...

#59 - YC Demo Day Startups, Airbnb Survival & Teachable Acquisition

March 25, 2020

#59 - YC Demo Day Startups, Airbnb Survival & Teachable Acquisition

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) today go over some of YC's best startups to come out of its recent demo day. Want to make your first million with your mobile app? You have to prioritize your user experience first. And HeadSpin is here to he...

#58 - How To Navigate The Upcoming Depression

March 24, 2020

#58 - How To Navigate The Upcoming Depression

Shaan (@shaanvp) is joined by producer Ishan (@ishanhaq) to talk Corona virus and where they think it's at, where it's headed and what you can do to prepare for the worst. We also announced we started a new podcast! 9 Minute Morning Routine...

#57 - Corona Business Ideas, Stock Buybacks & Recession Proof Businesses

March 20, 2020

#57 - Corona Business Ideas, Stock Buybacks & Recession Proof Businesses

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are chatting over the internet about Corona virus and all things business, markets and life impact it's having. Come hang: www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. Want to make your first million with your ...

#56 - The Recession Proof Skill Sets

March 15, 2020

#56 - The Recession Proof Skill Sets

Sam (@thesamparr) is by himself today without Shaan (@shaanvp) to tell you about what he thinks are 4 essential skill sets that will withstand a recession. Questions about any of these? Ask the hosts directly on www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion.

#55 - Lead Gen Businesses, Islamic Finance & COVID-19 Virality

March 06, 2020

#55 - Lead Gen Businesses, Islamic Finance & COVID-19 Virality

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) talk ideas, news, trends and businesses. Why aren't you in our Facebook group yet? www.facebook.com/groups/ourfirstmillion. For detailed show notes: https://bit.ly/3aOxEBz. Topics for today: Sequoia Memo (5...

#54 - Atrium Closing Down, B2B Gifting & Curly Girl Hair

March 05, 2020

#54 - Atrium Closing Down, B2B Gifting & Curly Girl Hair

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) talk ideas, news, trends and businesses. We've partnered with Rippling! The startup that gives you back your time from payroll to employee compliance, making it unbelievably easy to manage your company’s HR a...

#53 - Nicotine Gum, Dating Apps For The Elderly & Tax on Vested Shares

March 02, 2020

#53 - Nicotine Gum, Dating Apps For The Elderly & Tax on Vested Shares

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) talk ideas, news, trends and businesses. Sign up for our Run The World conference: https://organizer.runtheworld.today/invitation/313. We've partnered once again with the online business broker Quiet Light Br...

#52 - AI Teachers, Deskless Workforce & The Passion Economy with Zak Kukoff

March 01, 2020

#52 - AI Teachers, Deskless Workforce & The Passion Economy with Zak Kukoff

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) talk ideas, trends and businesses. We're joined by Zak Kukoff (@ZCK), a 25 year old VC of $500M Emergence Capital (emcap.com) who's home runs have been Zoom, Salesforce, Veeva, Yammer and more. Topics ...

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

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...

#50 - Digital Tithing, Influencer Based Cloud Kitchens & Uber Driver Revenue Streams with Stu Iverson

February 27, 2020

#50 - Digital Tithing, Influencer Based Cloud Kitchens & Uber Driver Revenue Streams with Stu Iverson

With Sam (@thesamparr) gone, Stu (@StuIverson) takes his place. Remember Ramon’s soap opera blog that he sold for $9M in cash? He did that through the online business broker Quiet Light Brokerage. We’ve partnered up with them to give you guys a FREE ...