Oct. 13, 2022

Steph Smith On Anti-Cheat Businesses, Ethical Hackers, and 5 Business Ideas With High Demand & Low Supply

Steph Smith On Anti-Cheat Businesses, Ethical Hackers, and 5 Business Ideas With High Demand & Low Supply

Episode 374: In this episode Shaan Puri (@ShaanVP) joins Steph Smith (@stephsmithio), host of the a16z podcast, to talk about anti-cheat businesses, ethical hacking, and inflections that create companies.



* Steph Smith

* a16z podcast

* Sh*t You Don't Learn In School podcast

* r/contagiouslaughter

* Fake data to catch cheaters tweet

* Wiz

* Interactive resume Robby Leonardi

* Bruno Simon

* Neal.Fun

* Electric Chopsticks tweet

* air up

* Meet the People Who Design Restaurant Menus

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Show Notes:

(01:50) - Podcasting

(09:15) - Cheating Scandal

(28:20) - Ethical hacking

(31:00) - Internet portfolio

(42:25) - Salty bowls and smelly water

(44:50) - Idea: A/B Testing Menus

(51:15) - Inflections that create businesses

(01:03:40) - Breakup Businesses


Past guests on My First Million include Rob Dyrdek, Hasan Minhaj, Balaji Srinivasan, Jake Paul, Dr. Andrew Huberman, Gary Vee, Lance Armstrong, Sophia Amoruso, Ariel Helwani, Ramit Sethi, Stanley Druckenmiller, Peter Diamandis, Dharmesh Shah, Brian Halligan, Marc Lore, Jason Calacanis, Andrew Wilkinson, Julian Shapiro, Kat Cole, Codie Sanchez, Nader Al-Naji, Steph Smith, Trung Phan, Nick Huber, Anthony Pompliano, Ben Askren, Ramon Van Meer, Brianne Kimmel, Andrew Gazdecki, Scott Belsky, Moiz Ali, Dan Held, Elaine Zelby, Michael Saylor, Ryan Begelman, Jack Butcher, Reed Duchscher, Tai Lopez, Harley Finkelstein, Alexa von Tobel, Noah Kagan, Nick Bare, Greg Isenberg, James Altucher, Randy Hetrick and more.


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