Season 3

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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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 ...

February 22, 2020

#49 - Meeting Bitcoin's Billionaire Kingpin, Boy Scouts Files for Bankruptcy & Branded Canned Water

POR FAVOR: Sam is going on Gary V's podcast monday. It would be hilarious if hundreds of us tweeted @garyvee how lucky he is to have @thesamparr on his podcast. Topics for today: Debate a new canned water brand (Liquid Death) (1:31), The "S...

February 21, 2020

#48 - NSFW Tech, HQ Trivia & Auctions

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back talking news, trends, interesting products and businesses. Topics for today: Playboy for Snapchat generation & Patreon for Porn (1:49), Seven sin investing (6:44), Fast loading porn GIFS (8:26), Back ...

February 20, 2020

#47 - Robot Lawyers, Pay to Lose Weight & Prudent vs. Wild Card Managers

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back talking news, trends, interesting products and businesses. We've partnered once again with the online business broker Quiet Light Brokerage, they want to give you guys a FREE 25-point checklist to se...

February 14, 2020

#46 - Corporate Universities, Hotel Experiences & New Credit Cards with Lance Armstrong

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back talking news, trends, interesting products and businesses. Today Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) happened to drop by to talk investing and celebrity life. Join our FB group: facebook.com/groups/ourfirst...

February 13, 2020

#45 - Drones Washing Windows, Airpod Guided Tours & Mario Kart VR with Furqan Rydhan

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back talking news, trends, interesting products and businesses. Today we’re joined by Furqan Rydhan (@FurqanR) who is a tech badass. He was paid $120K as a 15 year old programmer during the Dot Com Boom, made ...

February 10, 2020

#44 - New e-mail clients, Sharing the craigslist office & How to keep your star players

Sam (@thesamparr) and Shaan (@shaanvp) are back talking news, trends, interesting products and businesses. Dear all loyal listeners: 1) Please, please, please give us a review on Apple Podcasts!, 2) Screenshot your review and tweet it to Shaan and Sam,...

February 07, 2020

#43 - Getting your team to take big risks, Turning office workers into remote, Quiet founders making big money

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 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...